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November 2014

WAPD Public Events » Israeli Security and Palestinian Statehood: The Way Forward After Gaza

November 4, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Robertson Hall, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544
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This panel discussion will explore the challenges Israel and the Palestinian national movement face in light of events in Israel and Gaza this summer. Sponsored by the Tigers for Israel, JStreet U Princeton, the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, PIIRS Workshop on Arab Political Development, and the American Whig Cliosophic Society.

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WAPD Public Events » The Challenge of the “Islamic State” (ISIS): What Should the U.S. and the International Community Do?

November 12, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

A panel discussion presented by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions featuring Professor Bernard Haykel, Near Eastern Studies; Professor Amaney Jamal, Politics; and Professor Michael Reynolds, Near Eastern Studies. Moderated by Professor Robert P. George, Politics. Cosponsored by the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the PIIRS Workshop on Arab Political Development.

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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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April 2015

WAPD Public Events » Iranian Electoral Politics: 1905 – Present: Continuity Despite Revolutions

April 3, 2015
Robertson Hall, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544
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Sponsored by the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance, the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies, and the Workshop on Arab Political Development.

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October 2015

WAPD Public Events » Miriam Lowi, “Identity, Community and Belonging in Gulf Oil Monarchies: the Role of the Foreigner”

October 20, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bowl 002, Robertson Hall, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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Workshop on Arab Political Development guest lecture - Miriam Lowi, Professor of Political Science, The College of New Jersey.

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February 2016

WAPD Public Events » ZAID AL-ALI – ISIS in Iraq: Causes, Consequences and Prospects

February 23, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Robertson Hall, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544
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Free and open to the public. On February 23, a lecture by Zaid Al-Ali, Visiting Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Program in Law and Public Affairs at Princeton University. Attendees must be ready to be seated when doors open at 4:30 PM. Zaid Al-Ali is the Senior Adviser on Constitution-Building for the Arab Region at International IDEA and an independent scholar. In his work, Al-Ali focuses on constitutional developments throughout the Arab region,…

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April 2016

WAPD Public Events » ANISA MEHDI “Islam, Muslims, and our Phobic World”

April 5, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bowl 001 Robertson Hall, Princeton University + Google Map

  Bowl 001, Robertson Hall Free and open to the public. On April 5th Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist Anisa Mehdi  looks at media coverage of Islam and Muslims and homes in on how to broaden the conversation. Attendees must be ready to be seated when doors open at 4:30 PM. Anisa Mehdi: Producer, professor, and pundit. This Emmy Award-winning journalist and educator specializes in religion and the arts. With 30 years producing, directing and writing under her belt, Anisa’s career reflects…

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November 2016

WAPD Public Events » Public Lecture: “Anatomy of Authoritarianism in the Arab Republics.” Professor Joseph Sassoon

November 10, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bowl 001 Robertson Hall, Princeton University + Google Map

Robertson Hall, Bowl 001 FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Professor Joseph Sassoon will give a public lecture on his latest book on November 10th, entitled "Anatomy of Authoritarianism in the Arab Republics." A description of the book: "By examining the system of authoritarianism in eight Arab republics, Joseph Sassoon portrays life under these regimes and explores the mechanisms underpinning their resilience. How did the leadership in these countries create such enduring systems? What was the economic system that prolonged the…

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April 2017

WAPD Grad Colloquium, WAPD Public Events » QrC WAPD Public Lecture: Professor David Waldner

April 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Corwin Hall, Room 127, Prospect Ave
Princeton, NJ 08544 United States
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David Waldner, Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Foreign Affairs and director of the Middle East Studies Program at the University of Virginia will give a public lecture, "Late to the Party: Middle East Party Systems from the Interwar Period to the Post-Arab Spring." This talk is cosponsored with the Department of Politics Qualitative Research Colloquium and held in Corwin room 127. Professor Waldner is the author of State Building and Late Development (Cornell University Press, 1999) and “Policy History: Regimes,”…

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October 2017

WAPD Public Events » Enacting Masculine Love and Outrage Together: The Spatial Politics of Egyptian Ultras Football Fans: Frances Hasso

October 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Robertson Hall, Bowl 001

This event is free and open to the public. Location is Robertson Hall, Bowl 001 (lower level, Woodrow Wilson School). The Workshop on Arab Political Development, the Department of Near Eastern Studies, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) and the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton are pleased to co-sponsor a public lecture by Frances S. Hasso, Associate Professor of Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies at Duke University. The talk title is based on her manuscript: Enacting Masculine…

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