POMEPS Virtual Research Workshops (Fall 2021)

For a list of our Summer 2021 Virtual Research Workshops, please click here.

Workshop #1

Date and Time

Friday, September 24, 2021, at 9 am – 11 am, ET

Moderator

Marc Lynch, Professor at George Washington University & Director of Project on Middle East Political Science

Papers and Authors

“Third Party Intervention and the Onset of Civil Wars: The Case of Syria;” Ferdinand Arslanian, University of St. Andrews

“Authoritarianism: A Substantive Approach;” Killian Clarke, Georgetown University; Ashley Anderson, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; Jason Brownlee, University of Texas at Austin

“Local Councils and Protection Strategies in Syria;” Tiina Hyyppä, University of Helsinki 

Discussants

Christopher Phillips, Queen Mary University of London

Ellen Lust, University of Gothenburg

Raymond Hinnebusch, University of St. Andrews

Workshop #2

Date and Time

Friday, October 8, 2021, at 9 am – 11 am, ET

Moderator

Marc Lynch, Professor at George Washington University & Director of Project on Middle East Political Science

Papers and Authors

“When do governments organize protests? A case study of Turkey;” Selin Bengi Gumrukcu, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

“Policy-Making in Times of Transition: Analysing Decentralization Policy-Making in Post-Revolution Tunisia;” Intissar Kherigi, Sciences Po Paris

“The Colonial Origins of Institutional Stagnation: A Comparative Historical Analysis of Somalia and Libya;” Salih Noor, Northwestern University

Discussants

Lisel Hintz, Johns Hopkins University

Janine Clark, University of Toronto

Zachariah Mampilly, Baruch College