A Landscape of War & Burnings, Beatings, and Bombings (S. 12, Ep. 11)

Munira Khayyat of The American University in Cairo joins Marc Lynch on this week’s podcast to discuss her new book, A Landscape of War: Ecologies of Resistance and Survival in South Lebanon. The book analyzes life along the southern border of Lebanon, where resistant ecologies thrive amid a terrain of perennial war. (Starts at 1:45). Neil Ketchley of the University of Oxford discusses his new article, Burnings, Beatings, and Bombings: Disaggregating Anti-Christian Violence in Egypt, 2013-2018 (co-authored with Christopher Barrie and Killian Clark). (Starts at 45:27).





Also, POMEPS is thrilled to release our latest Professional Development Seminar – Hidden Curriculum: How to Publish Your First Book. In the fourth POMEPS Professional Development Seminar, Marc Lynch and Jillian Schwedler discuss how to submit a book as a first time author. This webinar gives advice to junior scholars who want to turn their dissertation into a book in an effort to demystify the process. They are joined by Caelyn Cobb of Columbia University Press, Kate Wahl of Stanford University Press, and David McBride of Oxford University Press. To watch the webinar, click here.

For more on turning a dissertation into a university press book, read Abu Aardvark’s recent blog post, “Hidden Curriculum: Publishing Your First Book.” For information on publishing in journals, read Abu Aardvark’s “Hidden Curriculum: Publishing in Academic Journals” blog post here.

Music for this season’s podcast was created by Myyuh. You can find more of her work on SoundCloud and Instagram.

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