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Deadline for Applications: M.A. in Middle East and Islamic Studies at George Mason University

The Middle East Studies Program and the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University announce the earlydeadline for applications for the Fall/Spring 2018-2011 academic year: 15 February 2018. The aim of this degree program is to reposition the study of the Middle East and Islam within a global context to help students better analyze particular issues in light of current events and shifting historical paradigms. The program’s core classes ...

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Call for Applicants: Representing Muslim Women -Muslim Women and the Media (10 November)

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Rencontre : débat à propos de la littérature irakienne actuelle avec Sinan Antoon (Paris, 19 octobre)

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IISMM /EHESS Séminaire Orient-Littératures Le 19 octobre 2017 de 14h00 à 16h00 96 Boulevard Raspail, Paris 6e  Salle Lombard Rencontre – débat à propos de la littérature irakienne actuelle et de son œuvre d’écrivain avec : Sinan Antoon Lauréat du Prix du roman arabe Lagardère/IMA Professeur associé à l’Université de New York NB – Si vous venez avec votre exemplaire de son roman : SEUL LE GRENADIER, Actes Sud, 320p, ...

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ASI/GMU Event - Media and the Afterlife of the Arab Uprisings (1 November, George Mason University)

 Media and the Afterlife  of the Arab Uprisings   1 NOVEMBER 17 @ 5:30pm | 163 RESEARCH HALL  |  GMU https://fams.gmu.edu/events/7031   Panelists: Marwan M. Kraidy, University of Pennsylvania:  "Creative Insurgency & Media Industries: Post-Revolutionary Paths" Rayya El Zein, University of Pennsylvania: "Neoliberal Orientalism" Hatim El-Hibri, George ...

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GMU/ASI Event - Palestine: Anatomy of an Abyss (24 October, George Mason University)

Middle East and Islamic Studies Annual Lecture  Palestine:  Anatomy of an Abyss by Mouin Rabbani  Moderated by MEIS Program Director Bassam Haddad This lecture examines the present crisis of the Palestinian national movement in terms of its various domestic dimensions as well as external challenges. Rabbani offers a discussion of the prospects for Palestinian national reconciliation, the potential for renewed conflict with Israel, ...

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Call for Papers -- Women and Liberation Struggles: Palestine and the Global South Rethinking Revolutionary Histories and Futures

A.M. Qattan Foundation & Institute of Women Studies, Birzeit University December 11–13th, 2017  This seminar seeks to explore the past and present relationships between women and liberation movements and investigates ways to relink these struggles today. It is part of a much wider and more expansive work entitled Researching Women in Revolution, organized by the A. M. Qattan Foundation, in partnership with the Institute of Women’s Studies at ...

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Presentations and Exhibit - Water Urbanism: Amman

Who: Columbia University GSAPP’s Urban Design Program and Studio-X Amman  What : WATER URBANISM: AMMAN - Presentations and Exhibition Opening When: October 14th, 2017 at 7pm Where: At Studio-X Amman, Columbia Global Centers | Amman, 5 Moh’d Al-Sa’ad Al-Batayneh Street, King Hussein Park, Amman The Urban Design Program at Columbia University is investigating climate response at multiple scales and collaborating with partners in institutions ...

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Letter to the President of NYU Regarding UAE's Denial of Professors at its Abu Dhabi Campus

[This letter was originally posted to MESA on 2 October 2017.] Andrew D. Hamilton President, New York University andrew.hamilton@nyu.edu Dear President Hamilton: We write on behalf of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) and its Committee on Academic Freedom to express our deep concern over the response of New York University to the decision of the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to deny visas to two NYU faculty members who had been ...

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SciencesPo Kuwait Program Call for Paper: “Wise Cities” in the Mediterranean? The Challenge of Environmental and Social Sustainability

 Call for Papers and Presentations  “Wise Cities” in the Mediterranean? The Challenge of Environmental and Social Sustainability Conference date : 8-9 March 2018 in Paris, Sciences Po Call for paper deadline : 30 November 2017 Organized by the Kuwait Chair, SciencesPo Supported by CIDOB, the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs Objectives Cities are home to over half the world’s population, consume a majority of its resources and cause a ...

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Statement: Letter of Resignation from Members of the Editorial Board of Third World Quarterly

[This statement was originally published via social media on 19 September 2017.] Letter of Resignation from Members of the Editorial Board of Third World Quarterly Dear Shahid Qadir, Taylor & Francis, Colleagues and Interested Public, We are deeply disappointed by the unacceptable process around the publication of Bruce Gilley’s Viewpoint essay, “The case for colonialism,” which was published in Third World Quarterly without any consultation with the ...

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Jadaliyya Co-Editor Sinan Antoon Receives 2017 Arabic Literature Prize

[This article was originally featured on Actua Litte.] Le Prix de la littérature arabe 2017 a été décerné à l'écrivain irakien Sinan Antoon pour son roman Seul le grenadier, publié aux éditions Sindbad/Actes Sud dans une traduction de Leyla Mansour. Créé en 2013 par la Fondation Jean-Luc Lagardère et l’Institut du monde arabe, le Prix de la littérature arabe est la seule récompense française distinguant la création littéraire arabe.    Le jury, ...

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Press Release: Award-Winning 1974 Franco-Belgo-Syrian Co-Production of "Kafr Qassem" Revived

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[The following press release was issued by the Open Committees, sponsored by Al-Awda NY] On October 1, 2017 at 6pm, Anthology Film Archive in NYC will host the first U.S. screening and revival of the internationally acclaimed film Kafr Qassem, a 1974 Franco-Belgo-Syrian co-production by filmmaker Borhane Alaouié.
  On an October afternoon in 1956, as Israel readied to invade Egypt, the Israeli military imposed a curfew on Arab villages with ...

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Press Release: Plaintiffs and Counsel Respond to Supreme Court Canceling Oral Arguments in Muslim Ban Case

[The following press release was issued by the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) on 25 September 2017] Plaintiffs and Counsel Respond to Supreme Court Canceling Oral Arguments in Muslim Ban Case WASHINGTON — Today, the Supreme Court removed Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project from the oral argument calendar. The parties are now required to submit briefs by October 5 to determine the impact of last night’s ...

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The DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival 2017: The Kennedy Center

I Am From There, I Am From Here: A Palestinian Showcase   presented by the DCPFAF  DC Palestinian Film & Arts Festival 2017 kicks off the seventh annual run (October 5-8) with a FREE showcase of Palestinian performance artists covering storytelling, musical ensemble, and theater on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage. The cultural production, a contemporary expression of the colorful Palestinian diaspora, celebrates Palestine as a ...

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ACAPS Report: Movement back to Syria - Scenarios

[The following report was published by ACAPS and the Mixed Migration Platform on 9 September 2017.] ACAPS and the Mixed Migration Platform have produced a new set of scenarios, outlining possible developments in Syria and neighbouring countries over the next nine months. Following scenario-building workshops, five scenarios were identified: 1. Insecurity in Syria continues; low-level movement to Syria 2. Insecurity in Syria continues; movement to ...

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Shanghai University Call for Papers: Orientalism, Neo-Orientalism and Post-Orientalism in African, Middle East, Latin American, Asian/Chinese Studies

                CALL FOR PAPERS:  ORIENTALISM, NEO-ORIENTALISM AND POST-ORIENTALISM IN AFRICAN, MIDDLE EAST, LATIN AMERICAN, ASIAN/CHINESE STUDIES 15th Anniversary of Memory of Edward Said (1935-2003) and 40th Anniversary of His Book (1978) MAY 17–18, 2018 CENTER FOR GLOBAL STUDIES SHANGHAI UNIVERSITY CHINA Call for Papers: Orientalism, Neo-Orientalism and Post-Orientalism in African, Middle East, ...

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Report by Human Rights Watch on Saudi Arabia: Prominent Clerics Arrested

Saudi authorities have arrested dozens of people, including prominent clerics, in what appears to be a coordinated crackdown on dissent, Human Rights Watch said today. The campaign comes three months after Mohammad bin Salman became crown prince in June 2017. The reported arrests of Salman al-Awda, Awad al-Qarni, and more than a dozen otherssince September 10 are the latest in Saudi Arabia’s ongoing repression campaign against dissidents including peaceful ...

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Job Opening: Watson-Anthropology Position in Middle East Studies at Brown University

Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs and the Department of Anthropology jointly invite applications for a tenured, senior position (Associate or full Professor) in Sociocultural Anthropology of the Middle East. This position will fill the currently vacant Roberts Family Chair.  We are looking for a scholar whose work addresses on one or more of the Watson Institute’s focal areas: security (including such topics as studies of ...

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Call for Papers: Towards an Arab Left Reader

Cambrigde 12- 14 April 2018 Why is there as yet no reader or anthology of Arab leftist thought in English translation?  This workshop will bring together an international group of scholars and translators from a wide range of disciplines to identify, discuss and translate a selection of documents that have played a pivotal role in the formation of socialist, anti-colonial and democratic thought in the Arab world. The ultimate outcome of this gathering will be the ...

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Statement of Opposition to the "Israel Anti-Boycott Act" by the Middle East Studies Association of North America

[The following statement was issued by the Middle East Studies Association of North America on 27 July 2017 in response to the Congressional move to enact a "Israel Anti-Boycott Act" law.] The Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) expresses its strong opposition to the “Israel Anti-Boycott Act” (S. 720 and H.R. 1697), currently under consideration by Congress. If enacted into law this bill would impose criminal and civil punishment on ...

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