Events Sponsored or Co-Sponsored by the Bobst Center, Spring 2014
IR Faculty Colloquium - A. Jamal, R. Keohane, D. Romney and D. Tingley - May 5
Amaney Jamal (Princeton University), Robert O. Keohane (Princeton University), David Romney (Harvard University) and Dustin Tingley (Harvard University) will be the guest speakers at the International Relations Faculty Colloquium session, the last for the 2014 academic year.
Monday, May 5th at 12:15pm in Room 219, Aaron Burr Hall.
"After the Arab Spring"
"Revolutions, Counter-Revolutions and Constitutions: The Difficult Rebirth of the Modern Arab World"
"Policy Deliberation and Voting Behavior: A Campaign Experiment in the Philippines"
A symposium by Gabriel Lopez Moctezuma Jassan and Leonard Wantchekon
11:30 a.m. -- 1:30 p.m.
Rooms 101 and 105, Bobst Hall
"Measuring Public Opinion During Egypt's Struggle to Democracy"
"Islamic Law, Gender and Human Rights"
"The Security Archipelago: Human-Security States, Sexuality Politics and Social Militarization in Contemporary Egypt and Brazil "
Race-ing for Votes: How Political Elites Use Racial Appeals to Win Votes
April 11-12, 2014
AALIMS Workshop and Conference
Find details here: http://www.princeton.edu/bobst/events/aalims/
April 24, 2014: Panel discussion
Up to the Minute: Middle East Peace Talks: Crisis or Opportunity?
Panelists will include Amaney A. Jamal, professor of politics and director of the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice; Rami G. Khouri, the Gruss-Lipper Visiting Scholar in Middle East Policy Studies and a visiting professional specialist at the Woodrow Wilson School; and Daniel C. Kurtzer, former U.S. ambassador to Israel and Egypt and the S. Daniel Abraham Visiting Professor in Middle Eastern Policy Studies.
Jamal currently directs the Workshop on Arab Political Development. Her research focuses on democratization and the politics of civic engagement in the Arab World and extends to the study of Muslim and Arab Americans, examining the pathways that structure their patterns of civic engagement in the U.S.
Khouri is editor-at-large and international syndicated columnist of The Daily Star and director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, in Beirut, Lebanon. He is also a senior fellow at the Belfer Center at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government; a research associate at the Middle East Institute at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs; and a fellow of the Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs (Jerusalem).
Following a 29-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service, Ambassador Kurtzer retired in 2005 with the rank of Career-Minister. From 2001-2005 he served as the U.S. Ambassador to Israel and from 1997-2001 as the U.S. Ambassador to Egypt. He served as a political officer at the American embassies in Cairo and Tel Aviv, deputy director of the Office of Egyptian Affairs, speechwriter on the policy planning staff, deputy assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs and principal deputy assistant secretary of state for Intelligence and Research.
The Minefields of Mediation Workshop
May 8-9, 2014
sponsored by the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the University of Oslo, Norway
9:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
101 and 105 Bobst Hall
9:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
101 and 105 Bobst Hall
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Seating is limited.
For copies of the papers and to reserve a seat, please contact Christine Riley, email@example.com
PREVIOUS EVENTS, Fall 2013
September 26 Workshop on Arab Political Development Event
Public Lecture with
His Excellency, Moncef Marzouki, President of the Republic of Tunisia
Co-sponsored by the Workshop on Arab Political Development and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
October 4 and 5
Aaron Burr Hall, Room 219
Lecture by Qasim Rashid with opening remarks by Professor Robert George, Chairman, US Commission on International Religious Freedom.
Presented by the Freedom, Human Rights and The Muslim World Initiative and the Muslim Life Program of the Princeton University Office of Religious Life. Co-sponsored by the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice.
Workshop on Arab Political Development Co-sponsored event
"Institutional Reform in Pakistan: Approach and Challenges"Bobst-WWS Innovations for Successful Societies talk, Ahsan Iqbal, Fri., Nov. 8, Robertson Rm. 16
On Friday, November 8, Ahsan Iqbal, Minister of Planning and Development for Pakistan, will visit the Bobst-WWS Innovations for Successful Societies program. The Minister formed a dynamic Institutional Reform Group in Punjab, and he will talk about this program as well as other initiatives underway.The talk will take place in Bowl 16, Robertson Hall.