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Middle Eastern Studies News

Raising Awareness of Refugees in Middle East

While studying abroad this spring in Jordan, Danny Schonning '16 conducted an interview for a research project that led to an immersive summer in the Middle East, working first for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), and then the Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP). At the School for International Training in Amman, Schonnin...  More >>

Olson to Discuss Palestine Experiences

The Office of Intercultural Affairs recently hosted a conversation with Pamela J. Olson, author of "Fast Times of Palestine: A Love Affair with a Homeless Homeland" on Tuesday, Sept. 10. The book was inspired by Olson's experiences over the course of two years in Ramallah as head writer and editor for the Palestine Monitor and foreign press coordinator for Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi's 2005 presidenti...  More >>

Syria: America's Response

In light of the implications surrounding how the United States is dealing with the conflict in Syria, members of the HWS faculty will convene for a panel discussion titled, "Syria: America's Response?" on Thursday, Sept. 12 in Albright Auditorium. The on-campus event is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. and members of the public are invited to attend. Organized by Professor of Public Policy and Pol...  More >>

Philbrick Yadav Launches Book

This spring, Assistant Professor of Political Science Stacey Philbrick Yadav launched her new book, "Islamists and the State: Legitimacy and Institutions in Yemen and Lebanon" at an event at the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), housed at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University, Washington, D.C. POMED brings political scientists together with policymaker...  More >>

Philbrick Yadav on Yemen Dialogue

Assistant Professor of Political Science Stacy Philbrick Yadav authored an article on the subject of Yemen's National Dialogue Conference. "Best Friends Forever for Yemen's Revolutionaries?" recently appeared in Foreign Policy. Philbrick Yadav, who has written extensively on the politics of opposition in Yemen, is the author of Islamists and the State: Legitimacy and Institutions in Yemen and Le...  More >>

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