Institute for Middle East Studies

IMES Annual Conference 2014

Reacting to Refugee Crises in the Middle East: Responses from States, Scholars, and Humanitarian Organizations

Reacting to Refugee Crises in the Middle East took a diverse set of methodological perspectives and attempted to apply them to the complex problem of refugee crises in the Middle East. Below are videos from the introductory remarks and three panels.

 

Introductory Remarks: ‘Refugees and Crisis in the Middle East: Research Agendas and Frameworks,’
Julie Peteet, University of Louisville

 

Panel I: State Responses to Refugee Flows & Displaced Populations
Lamis Abdelaaty, University of California – Santa Cruz
Elizabeth Ferris, Brookings Institution
Rochelle Davis, Georgetown University

 

Panel II: Humanitarian Organizations & Responses to Refugee Crises
Geraldine Chatelard, Institut Français du Proche-Orient
Margot Ellis, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
Hani Mowafi, Yale Medicine & Amnesty International
Adrienne Fricke, University of California – Davis, Human Rights Initiative


Panel III: Documenting the Experiences of Refugees and the Displaced
Zainab Saleh, Haverford College
Nell Gabiam, Iowa State University
Wendy Pearlman, Northwestern University

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Upcoming Events

POMEPS Panel
"Rouhani's Iran"
Thursday, September 11th, 2014
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons (Room 602), Elliott School of Internaitonal Affairs
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POMEPS Book Launch
"Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture"
With Dr. Hisham Aidi
Thursday, September 18th, 2014
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons (Room 602), Elliott School of Internaitonal Affairs
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POMEPS Book Launch
"Shifting Sands: The United States in the Middle East"
With Dr. Joel Migdal
Friday, September 19th, 2014
12:00 PM
Room 505, Elliott School of Internaitonal Affairs
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POMEPS Book Launch
"Compassionate Communalism and The Politics of Non-state Social Welfare"
With Dr. Melani Cammett
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons (Room 602), Elliott School of Internaitonal Affairs
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