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Workshop on Arab Political Development public lecture

Miriam Lowi, Professor at The College of New Jersey Department of Political Science. Title TBA.

October 20, 2015 at 4:30PM - Robertson Hall

 

Events Sponsored or Cosponsored by the Bobst Center, Spring 2015

WWS Lunchtime Panel Discussion - ISIS: Making Sense of the Islamic State, Iraqi and Historical Perspectives
March 2, 2015 - 12:15 - Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
Restricted to WWS and Politics Department graduate students, faculty and fellows
Dr. Munqith Dagher - Bernard Haykel -Jacob Shapiro
 
Cosponsors: Woodrow Wilson School, The Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, and the Department of Near Eastern Studies
 

Dr. Munqith Dagher conducted Iraq’s first-ever public opinion poll and since that time has been responsible for undertaking 1,000,000+ interviews for a range of agencies and topics. Munqith establishedthe public opinion and marketing research company in Iraq,  IIACSS in 2003 while he was a professor of public administration/strategic management at Baghdad University. He has managed more than 170 public opinion and various market research projects. He has lectured widely and published several articles and books. In 2007 he expanded his research base by completing a program on the Principles Of Marketing Research, at the University of Georgia, in the US, and in 2005 he completed a certificate program for SPSS preliminary and advance models.

Bernard Haykel is professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. He is also director of The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia and Director of the Princeton Project on Oil and Energy in the Middle East. Haykel’s primary research interests center on Islamic political movements and legal thought as well as Saudi Arabia’s politics and history. He has published extensively on the Salafi movement in both its pre-modern and modern manifestations. He has recently completed a second book on the religious politics of Saudi Arabia since the early 1950s.

Jacob N. Shapiro is an assistant professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University and co-directs the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project. His active research projects study political violence, economic and political development in conflict zones, security policy, and urban conflict. He is author of The Terrorist’s Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations. His research has been published or is forthcoming in broad range of academic and policy journals including American Journal of Political Science, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, International Organization, International Security, Journal of Political Economy, and World Politics as well as a number of edited volumes. Shapiro is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an Associate Editor of World Politics, a Faculty Fellow of the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS), a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP), and served in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserve.

 

Events Sponsored or Co-Sponsored by the Bobst Center, Fall 2014

Israeli Security and Palestinian Statehood: The Way Forward After Gaza

November 4th, 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Whig Senate Chamber

This panel discussion will explore the challenges Israel and the Palestinian national movement face in light of events in Israel and Gaza this summer.

Featuring:
Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer, WWS' S. Daniel Abraham Professor in Middle Eastern Policy Studies
Professor Uriel Abulof, visiting professor at the Lichtenstein Institute for Self Determination
Mr. Ghaith al-Omari, Executive Director of the American Task Force on Palestine

Sponsored by Tigers For Israel, JSteet U Princeton, the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, PIIRS Workshop on Arab Political Development and the American Whig Cliosophic Society.

The Challenge of the “Islamic State” (ISIS): What Should the U.S. and the International Community Do?

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A Panel Discussion presented by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions featuring Professor Bernard Haykel, Near Eastern Studies; Professor Amaney Jamal, Politics; and Professor Michael Reynolds, Near Eastern Studies.  Moderated by Professor Robert George, PoliticsCosponsored by the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the PIIRS Workshop on Arab Political Development.

4:30 p.m; Wed., Nov. 12, 2014

Location: McDonnell Hall A01


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American University of Beirut and Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs/Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice Workshop

In the Wake of the Uprisings:
Economic Development and Social Justice In the Arab World

November 21, 2014

Bowl 1, Robertson Hall

This workshop is a collaboration between Princeton University and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut and made possible by a grant from the Mamdouha S. Bobst Foundation, and co-sponsored by the PIIRS Workshop on Arab Political Development.

For more information about this project: 

http://www.aub.edu.lb/IFI/PROGRAMS/SOCIAL_JUSTICE/Pages/index.aspx



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Workshop on Digital Methods in Political Science

October 3, 2014

Bowl 1, Robertson Hall.

Co-sponsored by the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance.
 


Workshop on Race, Ethnicity and Identity

"Religious Parity or Gender Parity? Muslim Political Representation and Questions of Inclusion in Europe"

October 8, 2014

105 Bobst Hall

5:00 p.m.

Rafaela Dancygier, Assistant Professor of Politics and Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. 


Research Seminar:

Tali Mendelberg, Princeton University

October 9, 2014

12 noon

300 Wallace Hall

Co-sponsored with the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics.



Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) Workshop

October 10, 2014

10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Bowl 16, Robertson Hall

“Wars, After-Wars and Structural Crises in the Middle East”


Events Sponsored or Co-Sponsored by the Bobst Center, Spring 2015


Workshop on Race, Ethnicity and Identity

March 4, 2015

105 Bobst Hall

5:00 p.m.

Omar Wasow, Assistant Professor of Politics.


Workshop on Race, Ethnicity and Identity

April 8, 2015

105 Bobst Hall

5:00 p.m.

Tali Mendelberg, Professor of Politics.


Workshop on Race, Ethnicity and Identity

Date TBA

105 Bobst Hall

5:00 p.m.

Kanchan Chandra, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS)