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November 2016

Junior Scholars Book Development Workshop

November 11, 2016

Attendance at this event is closed, thank you for your interest. The Project on Middle East Political Science is pleased to announce its fifth annual Junior Scholars Book Development Workshop held at Princeton University on November 11, 2016. Presenters have already been selected. They are all post-PhD and pre-tenure and have completed a first book manuscript focusing on any aspect of the contemporary politics of the broader Middle East. Each manuscript will be discussed in depth by at least two senior colleagues.…

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The U.S., Saudi Arabia and the War in Yemen – Panel Discussion

November 16, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Friend Center Room 101,
35 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ United States
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This panel discussion is cosponsored with the Princeton Middle East Society and the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice. Topics will include U.S. - Saudi relations, the applicability of international law to the conflict in Yemen, and the history of the rise of the Saudi State and the influence of Wahabism.   LOCATION CHANGED TO FRIEND ROOM 101

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December 2016

Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom Muslim-Jewish Women’s Leadership Conference – Drew University

December 3, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - December 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Madison Hotel & Drew University

PARTICPATE WITH HUNDREDS OF MUSLIM AND JEWISH WOMEN GATHERING TO WAGING PEACE SUNDAY, DEC 4 AT 10:00 AM DREW UNIVERSITY The Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice supports and endorses the non-profit organization Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom  as they hold their 2016 Muslim-Jewish Women's Leadership Conference. Register today while seats are still available!  Join hundreds of women this December 4th for the third annual Sisterhood Of Salaam Shalom Muslim Jewish Women's Leadership conference at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. Doors open at 8:30…

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January 2017

Film screening: Coffee for All Nations

January 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Princeton Committee on Palestine will host a movie screening for “Coffee for All Nations” on Wednesday, January 11 at 7:30 PM at the Rocky Theater. There will be catering, and all are welcome! This movie is a drama that focuses on the struggles of a Palestinian man ousted from his home by the Israeli army in 1948. He opens a coffee shop that welcomes people from all nationalities, and he becomes empowered as a uniting force between people despite…

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WAPD Graduate Colloquium » Hind Arroub Freedom of Expression after the Arab Uprising

January 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bobst Hall

For Princeton University faculty and graduate students. 105 Bobst Hall, 4:30pm Dr. Hind Arroub is a political scientist currently a Fulbright Senior Lecturer at Fordham University. She is also the founder and director of the IHARE think tank in Rabat, Morocco. She has a PhD in Law and Political Science from Mohammed V University of Juridical, Economic and Social Sciences in Rabat. Her work takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of international law, political and social sciences, human rights and…

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February 2017

BEIRUT Conference: Social Justice in the Arab World Since 2010: Changing Conditions, Mobilizations, and Policies

February 2 - February 3
American University of Beirut,
Beirut, Lebanon
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A two day academic conference held in Beirut, Lebanon, Cosponsored by the American University of Beirut's Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice. Download conference booklet  - Follow live on Twitter #AUBPU In this conference, we seek to assess social movement changes and emerging social justice policies, or the lack thereof, in the Arab world since 2010 - at both the national and local policy levels. We are particularly…

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Incentivizing Incarceration: A Panel on the Privatization of Prisons and Detention Centers

February 6 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
McCormick 101

Join Students for Prison Education and Reform and Princeton Private Prison Divest for a panel discussion on the impact of the privatization of prisons and immigrant detention centers on facility conditions and the resulting human and civil rights violations. A Donald Trump presidency poses grave consequences for the future of immigration detention and mass incarceration in this country--it is important now more than ever to critically reflect on the harsh realities of incentivized incarceration. This event is part of an ongoing campaign…

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February 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Robertson Hall, Room 016
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NEW DATE (due to snowstorm): TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 4:30pm FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC The Program in Law and Public Affairs at Princeton University has organized a Workshop and Conversation to be held Thursday, February 9 in Robertson Hall, Room 016. Participants in this discussion are: Kathryn Abrams, LAPA Fellow, Herma Hill Kay Distinguished Professor of Law at University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Amaney Jamal, Director of the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, and…

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North Korea Inside Out: Beyond the Impasse: Ji Seong-Ho

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall,
Princeton University
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Princeton for North Korean Human Rights (PNKHR) presents its 2017 annual intercollegiate conference - North Korea Inside Out: Beyond the Impasse. Join us for a discussion on the current situation of North Korea and how to improve it! Free breakfast and lunch will be served. When: Saturday, February 25th 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Where: Dodds Auditorium (Robertson 100), Woodrow Wilson School Building Our speakers include: Ji Seong-Ho - North Korean Defector | Lost his left hand and foot during the famine in…

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March 2017

Seeking Refuge: Faith-Based Approaches to Forced Migration

March 3 @ 12:00 pm - March 4 @ 7:00 pm

Seeking Refuge: Faith-Based Approaches to Forced Migration will take place at Princeton University on March 3rd and 4th, 2017. Seeking Refuge is the second Poverty and Peacemaking series hosted by Princeton's Office of Religious Life and the Community of Sant'Egidio, and cosponsored by the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, among other entities on campus. This conference is by invitation only. Please reach out to Maya Wahrman, Program Officer, to express interest, questions, or input. If you are a current Princeton…

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