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April 2017

WAPD Grad Colloquium » Saurabh Pant / Daniel Tavana

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Saurabh Pant, Department of Politics doctoral candidate, will present his research for the Workshop on Arab Political Development group. The title of his presentation is "Mob Violence and the Lack of Terror: The Case of Indian Muslims."   Daniel Tavana, Department of Politics doctoral candidate, will present his research for the Workshop on Arab Political Development group. The title of his presentation is TBD. This event is for invited participants only.

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Open to the public: TEACH-IN SERIES – Islam and Contemporary Issues

April 27

Free and open to the public – April 18 & 27 Noon (lunch provided) Robertson Hall, Bowl 001 ISLAM & CONTEMPORARY ISSUES TEACH-IN April 18 – “What is Political Islam?” - with Amaney Jamal, Princeton University April 27 – “Islam Under Trial: Muslims & Civil Liberties” with Saha Aziz, Texas A&M Questions? Email ssultan@princeton.edu

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May 2017

WAPD Grad Colloquium » Sharan Grewal / Steve Monroe

May 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bobst Hall

Sharan Grewal, Politics doctoral student, will present his research to the WAPD graduate student community. The title of his presentation is "To Coup or Not to Coup: The Tunisian Military in 2013.”   Steve Monroe, Politics doctoral student, will present his research to the WAPD graduate student community. The title of his presentation is "Ties that bind? Cross ethnic protectionism and co-ethnic liberalization in Jordan." This event is for invited guests only.

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Identities and Institutions Events » Conference on Electoral Realignments in Advanced Democracies

May 18 - May 20
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Carles Boix, Robert Garrett Professor in Politics. Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, and Rafaela Dancygier, Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, are convening a conference on "Electoral Realignments in Advanced Democracies" sponsored by the Princeton Institute of International and  Regional Affairs and the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance. This conference will bring together senior and junior scholars who are undertaking cutting-edge theoretical…

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September 2017

WAPD Grad Colloquium » Saurabh Pant

September 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Saurabh Pant, Politics doctoral student, will present his research to the WAPD graduate student community. Talk title is “Mob Violence and Militancy: The Case of Indian Muslims.” This event is for invited guests only. A light supper will be provided for those Princeton grad students who RSVP.

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WAPD Grad Colloquium » Sharan Grewal

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bobst Hall

Sharan Grewal, Politics doctoral student, will present his research to the WAPD graduate student community. Talk title is "Coup-Proofing Democracy: Egypt and Tunisia in Comparative Perspective." This event is for invited guests only. A light supper will be provided for those Princeton graduate students who RSVP.

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Inequality Events, Race, Ethnicity & Identity Events » Desmond Jagmohan

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice's Race, Ethnicity and Identity Program is hosting Princeton Assistant Professor of Politics Desmond Jagmohan to speak about his research on September 27th. An informal buffet supper will be available for invited guests. This event is not open to the public. Princeton faculty may contact Program on Inequality director Tali Mendelberg if they would like to join the event. The title of the event is "Silence and Self-Respect: The Enduring Importance of…

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October 2017

Deadline for Politics doctoral students to submit dissertation and pre-dissertation research grant proposals

October 6

http://bobstcenter.princeton.edu/guidelines-for-grant-proposals/ http://bobstcenter.princeton.edu/graduate-research-support/

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WAPD Grad Colloquium » Faisal Z. Ahmed

October 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Department of Politics Assistant Professor Faisal Z. Ahmed will give a talk on his research on October 10th in the WAPD graduate seminar. A light buffet supper will be available to invited guests. This event is not open to the public. Talk title is "Remitting the Democratic Deficit." Professor Ahmed states that he is "primarily an empirical political economist with research interests in international finance, development, law, and political violence. To date, most of my research has centered on understanding…

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Inequality Events » Third Annual Princeton Conference on Identity and Inequality

October 13

By invitation only, the third annual Conference on Identity and Inequality, organized by Professors Tali Mendelberg and Martin I. Gilens. This conference brings together political scientists who study processes of inequality and identity involving class, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or religion in American or comparative contexts. This event is not open to the public. There is no cost to attend, but advance registration will be required. Confirmed speakers to date include: Vin Arceneaux, Temple University Kathy Cramer, University of Wisconsin Zoltan…

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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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Sixth Annual Junior Scholars Book Development Workshop

October 19 - October 20

The Project on Middle East Political Science and the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice will hold the sixth annual Junior Scholars Book Development workshop, at Princeton University, on October 19-20, 2017. The Call for Papers deadline has expired. Junior scholars are post-PhD and have a complete manuscript of their first book ready for circulation and discussion. Each manuscript is to be discussed in depth by at least two senior scholars. The goal of the discussion is to…

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WAPD Public Events » We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria: Wendy Pearlman

October 25 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bowl 016 Robertson Hall, Princeton University

In Bowl 016, Robertson Hall (lower floor, Woodrow Wilson School) Free and Open to the Public! Professor Wendy Pearlman is visiting Princeton to discuss her new book: We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria. This talk is cosponsored by the Workshop on Arab Political Development (WAPD), the Qualitative Research Colloquium (QRC), The Democracy and Development Research Initiative and the Comparative Politics Colloquium at Princeton University and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS). Book Presentation: We Crossed…

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November 2017

PMES presents George Saliba: What Does Western Tradition Owe to Islamic Civilization?

November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Computer Science Building Room 105, 35 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ United States
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Full page photo George Saliba is a historian of Arabic and Islamic Science at Columbia University. Saliba studies the development of scientific ideas from late antiquity to early modern times, with a special focus on the transmission of astronomical and mathematical ideas from the Islamic world to Renaissance Europe during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. He received the History of Astronomy Prize from the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science in 1996, and the History of Science Prize given…

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Inequality Events » LaFleur Stephens-Dougan Book Development Workshop

November 10
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This is an invitation-only event co-sponsored by the Bobst Center Program on Inequality and the Program on Institutions and Identity. Participants will be contacted directly with detailed information. Thank you.

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Conversations About Peace » Salam Fayyad: The Case for Palestinian Empowerment, Especially under Occupation

November 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Arthur Lewis Auditorium, Robertson Hall Princeton, NJ United States

Ambassador (Ret.) Daniel C. Kurtzer, S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Middle East Policy Studies and Professor Amaney Jamal, Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics are pleased to announce the continuation of the Conversations About Peace discussion series in Fall of 2017. Their first guest will be Ambassador Salam Fayyad, speaking in the Woodrow Wilson School on November 16. The location of the talk is the Arthur Lewis Auditiorium, formerly knowns as Dodds Auditorium, 100 Robertson Hall. Salam Fayyad is former…

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The Half-Life of Freedom: Jelani Cobb

November 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Arthur Lewis Auditorium, Robertson Hall Princeton, NJ United States + Google Map

The Half-Life of Freedom: Jelani Cobb Speaks on Race & Justice in America Today This lecture, part of the annual Louis Rukeyser Memorial Lecture series, will take place on Tuesday, November 28th, at 4:30 pm in Arthur Lewis Auditorium (Robertson Hall). Event Description: The University Press Club is thrilled to announce that Jelani Cobb, renowned staff writer at The New Yorker, will deliver a lecture entitled "The Half Life of Freedom: Race & Justice in America Today." Cobb will provide…

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Inequality Events, Race, Ethnicity & Identity Events » Omar Wasow, “Leading from below: How subordinate groups overcome political asymmetries.”

November 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice's Race, Ethnicity and Identity Program is hosting Princeton Assistant Professor of Politics Omar Wasow to speak about his research on NOVEMBER 29, 2017. An informal buffet supper will be available for invited guests. This event is not open to the public. Princeton faculty may contact Program on Inequality director Tali Mendelberg if they would like to join the event. The title of the event is “Leading from below: How subordinate groups…

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December 2017

Conversations About Peace » Consul General of Israel in NY Dani Dayan: A Bird’s-eye View: Israel in the International Arena – 70 Years of Advances, Challenges, and Opportunities

December 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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  Ambassador (Ret.) Daniel C. Kurtzer, S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Middle East Policy Studies and Professor Amaney Jamal, Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics are pleased to announce the continuation of the Conversations About Peace discussion series in Fall of 2017. Speakers this fall will include Ambassador Dani Dayan, Consul General of Israel in New York. According to Dr. Dayan's Wikipedia entry, he is an Israeli political leader, entrepreneur and advocate for the Israeli settlements in the West Bank, or Judea and Samaria. He served as the Chairman…

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WAPD Grad Colloquium » Chantal Berman

December 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bobst Hall

The Workshop on Arab Political Development graduate seminar series last speaker of the fall 2017 semester is Princeton Politics doctoral student Chantal Berman, who will give a presentation on her research exploring determinants of protest repression in authoritarian states. The talk title is "Time, Identity, and Restraint: Policing Protest in Stable Autocracies."

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