The Project on Middle East Political Science is delighted to invite you to our exciting fall 2014 event series! We’re thrilled to kick off the event series with a reception at the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Friday, August 29, 2014 (RSVP here). POMEPS is honored to be hosting an excellent cadre of scholars for our book launches — starting with Tarek Masoud, author of Counting Islam: Religion, Class, and Elections in Egypt, Friday, September 5 — as well as policy seminars, including Rouhani’s Iran and The Arab Uprisings Explained. Please see the full lineup below, with links to full details and to RSVP. All events will be held from 12:00pm to 2:00pm in the Lindner Commons, room 602 of the Elliott School of International Affairs (located at 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052) unless noted.
Friday, August 29 — APSA Reception* (RSVP here)
Friday, September 5 — “Counting Islam: Religion, Class, and Elections in Egypt” — A Conversation with Tarek Masoud (RSVP here)
Thursday, September 11 — Rouhani’s Iran with Kaveh Ehsani, Norma Claire Moruzzi, and Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar, moderated by Marc Lynch (RSVP here)
Thursday, September 18 — “Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture” — A Conversation with Hisham D. Aidi (RSVP here)
Friday, September 19 — “Shifting Sands: The United States in the Middle East” — A Conversation with Joel S. Migdal (RSVP here) ** This event will take place in room 505 of the Elliott School of International Affairs
Wednesday, September 24 — “Compassionate Communalism and The Politics of Non-state Social Welfare” — A Conversation with Melani Cammett (RSVP here)
Friday, October 3 — Save the date for “The Arab Uprisings Explained” panels with the authors. Details coming soon.
Wednesday, October 15 — “Official Stories: Politics and National Narratives in Egypt and Algeria” – A Conversation with Laurie A. Brand (RSVP here)
Wednesday, November 19 — “Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Sadat’s Egypt” — A Conversation with Abdullah Al-Arian (RSVP here)
Monday, December 1 — “The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE” — A Conversation with Michael Herb (RSVP here)
Finally, stay tuned for details on the POMEPS reception at the Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting 2014 in Washington, D.C. this November. To receive updates on our event series and new POMEPS publications, sign up for the POMEPS newsletter here.
* See RSVP for location and time.