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November 2014

Bobst-AUB Events, WAPD Public Events » In the Wake of the Uprisings: Economic Development and Social Justice in the Arab World

November 21, 2014
Robertson Hall, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544
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This workshop is a collaboration between Princeton University and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, made possible by a grant from the Mamdouha S. Bobst Foundation, and cosponsored by the PIIRS Workshop on Arab Political Development.

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March 2016

Bobst-AUB Events » After the Uprisings: The Arab world in Freefall, Fragmentation or Reconfiguration? REGISTER TODAY

March 4, 2016 - March 5, 2016
Robertson Hall, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544
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Sponsored by the American University in Beirut: Issam Fares Institute and the Princeton University Bobst Center for Peace and Justice in collaboration with POMEPS (The Project on Middle East Political Science).

New realities and challenges confront the region. State collapse, sectarian conflicts, authoritarian resilience, stifled civil societies, economic devastation, soaring unemployment, the emergence of new regional actors are but some of the existing developments facing the region. Alongside these challenges, there are new opportunities as well. Societies are far more committed to principals of social justice. And civil societies and organizational life are at forefront of many debates. This conference will bring together academics, policy makers and intellectuals to discuss these most pressing issues.

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November 2016

Bobst-AUB Events » Anaheed Al-Hardan, “Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities”

November 9, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Free and open to the public, a public lecture with Anaheed Al-Hardan, faculty member in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies at the American University of Beirut. Professor Al-Hardan will discuss the findings from her latest book "Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities" (Columbia University Press, 2016). One hundred thousand Palestinians fled to Syria after being expelled from Palestine upon the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. Integrating into Syrian society over time, their experience…

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April 2017

Bobst-AUB Events » Charles Harb “Why the War on “Islamic Terror” is Bound to Fail”

April 17, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Robertson Hall

 Charles Harb, Professor of Social Psychology, American University of Beirut Charles Harb is Professor of Social and Political Psychology and Chairperson of the Department of Psychology at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He has conducted extensive empirical research on intergroup dynamics, social cohesion and collective action in the Arab region. This visit and lecture is a result of a new faculty exchange program, part of a collaborative initiative between the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice at Princeton University…

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