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April 2017

The Politics of Counting: Pro-Regime Media Strategy in the Islamic Republic of Iran

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Aaron Burr Hall, Room 219
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Dr. Narges Bajoghli, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University. This event is organized by The Sharmin and Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies at Princeton University and supported by the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice.   The Politics of Counting: Pro-Regime Media Strategy in the Islamic Republic of Iran If successful, every revolutionary movement eventually faces a dilemma: how does the commitment to the revolutionary project get transmitted from…

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WAPD Graduate 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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Healing, Coalition Building, and Decolonization: NEQTPOC Conference at Princeton

April 7 - April 8

A Night of Music from Aleppo – Yousef Shamoun & the Tarab Ensemble – refugee scholarship fundraiser

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nassau Presbyterian Church,
61 Nassau Street
Princeton ,
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The Princeton Refugee Project and Princeton Clay Project are proud to host Yousef Shamoun and the Tarab Ensemble for a Night of Music from Aleppo, hosted by Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542. Yousef Shamoun is known for both his mastery of the mawwal (non-metric vocal improvisation) and for his powerful rendition of the Arabic Maqam.  It will be a magical night you won't want to miss! Doors open 6:30 PM: General Admission: $12; Students: free (suggested donation:…

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WAPD Graduate Colloquium » Dr. Nermin Allam

April 13 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Workshop on Arab Political Development Graduate Seminar: Dr. Nermin Allam presenting "Whose Rights? Understanding Women’s Engagement in the 2011 Egyptian Uprising." Thursday, April 13 at 5:00pm Open to Princeton University faculty and graduate students only. Department of Politics Qualitative Research Colloquium, the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and The Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) Nermin Allam is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada postdoctoral fellow and visiting scholar at Princeton University. Allam…

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Bobst Center-American University of Beirut Events » Charles Harb “Why the War on “Islamic Terror” is Bound to Fail”

April 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Robertson Hall
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 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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WAPD Graduate Colloquium » WAPD Graduate Seminar: Nils Hägerdal

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bobst Hall

Talk title is "It's the Economy, Habibi: Variation in Return among Forcibly Displaced Christians in Mount Lebanon." Nils Hägerdal holds a PhD degree from Harvard University and is a fellow with the Niehaus Center at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University during the 2016-17 academic year. HIs research interests lie at the intersection of Comparative Politics and International Relations and concern ethnic conflict, international security, and politics of the Middle East. He speaks Arabic (Modern Standard and Levantine dialect) and spent the 2013-14 academic…

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Covering Islam & Muslims: A Workshop for Journalists

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Sponsored by the Muslim Life Program in the Office of Religious Life, Humanities Council, and Bobst Center for Peace and Justice. REGISTER There is no fee. Registration by April 17th is required. SCHEDULE 10 – 10.30 AM Welcome & Introductions Deb Amos, NPR Journalist & Moderator 10.30 AM – 12.30 PM The Complexities of Covering Islam & Muslim Debates In the U.S. and throughout the Muslim World so many individuals and actors claim to speak in the name of Islam…

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WAPD Graduate Colloquium » Saurabh Pant / Daniel Tavana

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Bobst Hall

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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