Institute for Middle East Studies
The Master of Arts in Middle East Studies program combines a rigorous academic foundation in the study of the Middle East with a strong professional orientation. Bridging the theory and practice of international affairs, the program will prepare students for careers in government, the private sector, and international and nongovernmental organizations.
The curriculum includes a range of courses covering the history, politics, economics, international relations and cultures of the societies and nations of the Middle East. In consultation with the program director, each student will develop a program of study that combines a broad overview of the region through a set of core courses, along with a more specialized field based on the student's specific academic and career interests. In addition, completion of the M.A. in Middle East Studies requires demonstrated advanced oral and reading proficiency in a language of the Middle East region (Arabic, Hebrew, Persian or Turkish).
M.A. in Middle East Studies program:
Kate Getz, Middle East Studies Program Assistant
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 512
M.A. in International Affairs program:
Michelle Zhang, International Affairs Program Assistant
1957 E Street, NW, Suite 502
IMES Lecture Series
"Ethnic "Homelands": Imagining a New Middle East, 1919 - 1948"
With Laura Robson
Wednesday January 28th, 2015
Room 505, Elliott School of International Affairs
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Kuwait Chair Lecture
"The World: As Seen By the Arab Gulf"
Featuring Amb. Edward "Skip" Gnehm
Thursday, February 12th, 2015
Harry Harding Auditorium (Room 213), Elliott School of International Affairs
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