POMEPS Virtual Research Workshops (Spring 2024)

For a list of our Spring 2023 Virtual Research Workshops, please click here.

Workshop #1

Date and Time

Friday, February 16, 2024, at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Moderator

André Bank, German Institute for Global and Area Studies

Papers and Authors

Hannah Sender, Where is the state? The ambiguous status of the Lebanese state as an enabler of slow violence in border towns” 

Anne Kirstine Rønn, What does it mean to be against sectarianism? Perceptions among Lebanese from different social backgrounds” 

Discussants

Mona Harb, American University of Beirut

Ibrahim Halawi, Royal Holloway – University of London 

 

Workshop #2

Date and Time

Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Moderators

Dina Bishara, University of Alabama

Stéphane Lacroix, Sciences Po

Papers and Authors

Elizabeth Parker-Magyar, “Workplace Networks and Civil Society in Autocracies: Evidence from Jordan”

Enea Fiore, “Party in the Arab Street: Partisan Engagement Strategy in Lebanon’s ‘October 17 Revolution'”

Discussants

Matthew Lacouture, University of Massachusetts – Boston

Jillian Schwedler, City University of New York

Sean Yom, Temple University

 

Workshop #3

Date and Time

Thursday, February 22, 2024, at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Moderators

Lisel Hintz, Johns Hopkins University

Sarah Bush, University of Pennsylvania

Papers and Authors

Adam Almqvist, “To Discipline or Empower? Explaining Varieties of Authoritarian Youth Governance through the Case of Jordan”

Chloe Bernadaux, “Popular support and distribution of state benefits after a coup: A subnational analysis of the case of post-2011 Egypt”

Ozlem Tuncel, “Navigating Electoral Politics: The Rise and Fall of Opposition Alliances in Turkey’s 2018 and 2023 General Elections”

Discussants

Scott Williamson, Bocconi University 

Neil Ketchley, Oxford University

Avital Livny, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

 

Workshop #4

Date and Time

Friday, February 23, 2024, at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Moderators

Francesco Cavatorta, Laval University

Papers and Authors

Dina Lotfy, “Religion and Politics in Post-Muslim Brotherhood Rule: A Theo-Secular State in Egypt?”

Oner Yigit, “Forced Displacement, Conflict Exposure and Support for Minority Group Rights: Evidence from Ethnic Conflict in Turkey”

Maro Youssef, “Polite Rebellion: Elite Feminist Mobilization during Tunisia’s Democratic Transition, 2011-2021”

Discussants

Hesham Sallam, Stanford University 

Günes Murat Tezcür, Arizona State University 

Maryam Ben Salem, University of Sousse

 

Workshop #5

Date and Time

Friday, March 8, 2024, at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

Moderators

Lisel Hintz, Johns Hopkins University

Papers and Authors

Nisha Zadhy, “Symbolic boundaries in humanitarianism: The co-production of vulnerabilities and resilience by Syrian refugee ‘volunteers’ in Turkey”

Sefa Secen, “Ontological Security, Syrian Refugees in Turkey and Germany”

Pınar Dilan Sönmez Gioftsios, “#Idon’twantSyriansinMyCountry: Reproduction of Anti-refugee Bias in Online Citizenship Discourses of Twitter Users in Turkey”

Discussants

Fiona Adamson, University of London

Bahar Rumelili, Koc University

Gerasimos Tsourapas, University of Glasgow