Videos

Spotlight

Islam and International Order POMEPS Studies 15 -- July 22, 2015 Islam has rarely been far from the center of the world’s political and security agenda in the decade and a half since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack against the United States. The range of issues to which Islam has been deemed central is staggering, from transnational terrorism and counterinsurgency in Iraq to the possibility of democracy in the Middle East. These long-running debates have been  ... Read more

Upcoming Events

Sep
3
Thu
2015
6:00 PM APSA 2015 Reception @ Redford
APSA 2015 Reception @ Redford
Sep 3 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
APSA 2015 Reception @ Redford | San Francisco | California | United States
Please join POMEPS for a reception at the American Political Science Association’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2015 6:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. Redford 637 Geary Street San Fransisco, CA 94102 RSVP Below[...]
Oct
19
Mon
2015
12:00 PM Islam and Politics in the Middle... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
Islam and Politics in the Middle... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
Oct 19 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Islam and Politics in the Middle East-- A Conversation with Mark Tessler @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Join POMEPS and Mark Tessler to discuss his recent release, Islam and Politics in the Middle East: Explaining the Views of Ordinary Citizens (Indiana University Press, 2015). Mark Tessler is a Samuel J. Eldersveld Collegiate Professor[...]
Oct
29
Thu
2015
12:00 PM The Arab Spring: Pathways of Rep... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
The Arab Spring: Pathways of Rep... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
Oct 29 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Join POMEPS and authors Jason Brownlee, Tarek Masoud and Andrew Reynolds to discuss their recent release The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform (Oxford University Press, 2015). “The Arab Spring’s modest harvest cries out[...]
Nov
5
Thu
2015
12:00 PM Young Islam– A Conversation with... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
Young Islam– A Conversation with... @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
Nov 5 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Young Islam-- A Conversation with Avi Spiegel @ Elliott School of International Affairs, Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
 Join POMEPS and Avi Max Spiegel to discuss his recent release, Young Islam: The New Politics of Religion in Morocco and the Arab World (Princeton University Press 2015).  Avi Spiegel is an assistant professor of political science[...]

POMEPS Blog

Friday, August 28, 2015 11:44 AM
POMEPS is gearing up for a great lineup at APSA 2015 (so pardon our radio silence next week, while we connect with some top-notch political scientists).  Remember to RSVP for our reception Thursday, September 3 if you will be in San Francisco for the meeting! On the Monkey Cage this week: Costantino Pischedda on why the Islamic State is not a mystery, despite what recent articles may claim; and Michael Barnett offers a way to think beyond the two   ... Read more

New Series

Thursday, July 9, 2015 8:16 AM
An enormous amount has been written about the comparative politics of the Arab uprisings since 2011. This has generated significant progress both for the understanding of the region and for the broader development of the field of political science.  There have been noticeably fewer contributions to the study of the specific role of international actors, structures, organizations or norms despite their clear importance in shaping a wide array of o  ... Read more

POMEPS Conversations

#48 --- May 7, 2015. The George Washington University's Marc Lynch, director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, speaks to Sarah Bush, assistant professor of political science at Temple University. She is the author of The Taming of Democracy Assistance: Why Democracy Promotion Does Not Confront Dictators (Cambridge University Press, 2015). Lynch and Bush discuss this new book,  ... Read more

POMEPS Opportunities

Friday, April 3, 2015 2:13 PM
The Project on Middle East Political Science is delighted to announce a call for proposals for Winter 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   ... Read more

POMEPS Studies

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:27 PM
Rethinking Nation and Nationalism  POMEPS Studies 14 -- June 2, 2015 You couldn’t swing a dead imperialist last summer without hitting an essay about the unraveling of the Sykes-Picot system in the Middle East.

POMEPS 2013 Homepage

{ 0 comments… add one now }

Leave a Comment

© 2011. Project on Middle East Political Science. All rights reserved.