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Welcome to the Workshop on Arab Political Development

Committed to inclusive analysis of the political obstacles and opportunities facing the contemporary Arab world, the Workshop on Arab Political Development seeks to become a premiere intellectual hub with an impact on scholarly debates and policy. The workshop brings together academics, policy experts, and students of Arab politics to critically and openly engage one another on a variety of topics. While questions of democratization are of special salience, the workshop will stage conversations on topics as diverse as voice and accountability, economic opportunities, representation, empowerment, gender equality, human rights, social progress, oil, and war. It is an affiliate of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. Navigate this Web site with the buttons to the left to learn more.

 

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November 12, 2014
The Challenge of the “Islamic State” (ISIS):  What Should the U.S. and the International Community Do?
A Discussion Featuring:
Professor Bernard HaykelNear Eastern Studies
Professor Amaney JamalPolitics
Professor Michael A. ReynoldsNear Eastern Studies
Moderated by Professor Robert P. GeorgePolitics
Presented by the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions
Cosponsored by the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice and the Workshop on Arab Political Development
4:30 p.m., McDonnell Hall A01

November 21, 2014
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

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

MSNBC Panel featuring Amaney Jamal discussing justification and public perception of possible strike on Syria.

View videos:
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice

Chaos in Syria topic of panel discussion held on Feb. 7, 2012
To view the discussion, click here
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Examiner and the Daily Princetonian

For information about the by-invitation-only Faculty/Student Colloquia, click here.

 

 
 
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