From our Podcast
This week in our POMEPS Conversations podcast #62, Marc Lynch sits down with Erin Snider from Texas A&M University to speaks about the political economy of foreign aid in the Middle East. To listen to the other podcasts in the series subscribe via iTunes here or stream them on SoundCloud here.
In the Monkey Cage
Munqith al-Dagher and Karl Kaltenthaler discuss liberation and fear in ISIS-controlled Iraq.
Hind Ahmed Zaki looks at the history of sexual violence in Tunisia.
Call for Proposals: Junior Scholars Book Development Workshop 2016
Today is the final day to submit proposals for POMEPS’s fifth annual Junior Scholars Book Development Workshop to be held at Princeton University on November 10 — 11, 2016. Applicants must be post-PhD and pre-tenure and must have a complete book manuscript ready for circulation and discussion by August 1, 2016. Only first book projects will be considered. Each manuscript will be discussed in depth by at least two senior colleagues. The goal of the discussion is to prepare the manuscript for submission to an appropriate press. Research can focus on any aspect of the contemporary politics of the broader Middle East.
Find more information on how to apply here.
From the Journals
Check out this POMEPS series, highlighting interesting and relevant journal articles. This week find articles on Syrian refugees, the Quran & Arab Women, and Authoritarian Iconography. Find the full post and article abstracts here.