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March 2017

Blood, Treasure and Tears: The Costs of the War on Terror

March 29 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Computer Science Bldg, Room 104, Olden Street
Princeton , 08544
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Speaker Neta C. Crawford is the official author of the two scholarly papers related to the project published by the Institute. She is a co-director of the Costs of War Project at Brown University and Professor of Political Science at Boston University where her teaching focuses on international relations theory, international ethics and normative change. Her research interests include international relations theory, normative theory, foreign policy decision making, sanctions, peace movements, discourse ethics, post-conflict peacebuilding, research design, utopian science fiction, and emotion.…

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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

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

April 7 - April 8
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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 Grad 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-AUB Events » Charles Harb “Why the War on “Islamic Terror” is Bound to Fail”

April 17 @ 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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WAPD Grad 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 Grad 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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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
Bobst Hall

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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