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Iraq Between Maliki and the Islamic State POMEPS Briefings #24 -- July 9, 2014 Iraq’s long-simmering political conflicts and violence erupted in June with the stunning capture of Mosul and advances toward Baghdad by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The collapse of the Iraqi army and the rapid seizure of territory by ISIS took most observers by surprise, but the crisis had been developing for years. This POMEPS Briefing collects more  ... Read more

Upcoming Events

Sep
18
Thu
2014
12:00 PM “Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture” – A Conversation with Hisham D. Aidi
“Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and …
Sep 18 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
"Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture" - A Conversation with Hisham D. Aidi  @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Hisham D. Aidi is a lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He is the author of Redeploying the State: Corporatism, Neoliberalism and [...]
Sep
19
Fri
2014
12:00 PM “Shifting Sands: The United States in the Middle East” – A Conversation with Joel S. Migdal
“Shifting Sands: The United Stat…
Sep 19 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
"Shifting Sands: The United States in the Middle East" – A Conversation with Joel S. Migdal @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505 | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Joel S. Migdal is the Robert F. Philip Professor of International Studies in the University of Washington’s Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. He [...]

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POMEPS Conversations

#37 — September 12, 2014. The George Washington University’s Marc Lynch, director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, speaks with Kaveh Ehsani, assistant professor of international studies at DePaul University. He is the author of the forthcoming book Oil and Society: Abadan and Urban Modernity in 20th Century Iran and co-author of the forthcoming book The New Politics  ... Read more

Past Events

Friday, January 31, 2014 10:30 AM
Sheila Carapico is a professor of political science and international studies and coordinator of the international studies program at the University of Richmond. She is the author of Civil Society in Yemen: The Political Economy of activism in Modern  ... Read more

POMEPS Blog

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 11:59 AM
POMEPS is proud to announce that several POMEPS community members were honored for recent book and article publications at the American Political Science Association’s 2014 Annual Meeting.  Politic  ... Read more

TRE Grants

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:15 PM
The Project on Middle East Political Science is delighted to announce a call for proposals for Spring/Summer 2015 POMEPS Travel – Research – Engagement grants. The competition is open to academic political scientists at career stages from PhD students to senior faculty from any institution, and is not restricted to U.S. citizens or residents. Awards of up to $3,000 will be offered to support research travel to the broader Middle East. The research should be in support of an ongoing academic research project. Grant recipients  ... Read more

POMEPS Publications

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 10:03 AM
The Ethics of Research in the Middle East POMEPS Studies 8 -- July 2, 2014 What are the ethical obligations of an academic studying today’s Middle East? Have the Arab uprisings changed  ... Read more

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