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POMEPS Book Launch
“Counting Islam: Religion, Class, and Elections in Egypt”
A Conversation with Tarek Masoud

Tarek Masoud is an associate professor of public policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is the co-editor of Problems and Methods in the Study of Politics (2004) and Order, Conflict, and Violence (2008). Masoud will discuss his recent release Counting Islam: Religion, Class, and Elections in Egypt (2014).

*A light lunch will be provided*

*Limited copies of the book will be available for students*

Friday, September 5th, 2014
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
1957 E St, NW, 6th Floor
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POMEPS Panel
Rouhani's Iran

President Hassan Rouhani’s election in 2013 appeared to signal a shift in Iranian politics and international affairs. Join POMEPS for a reflection on social trends, domestic and international political dynamics, and other developments during Rouhani’s first year in office.

Panelists:
Kaveh Ehsani – DePaul University
Norma Claire Moruzzi  – University of Illinois at Chicago
Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar – Texas A&M University

Moderated by:
Marc Lynch – George Washington University

A light lunch will be provided *

Thursday, September 11, 2014
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
1957 E St, NW, 6th Floor
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POMEPS Book Launch
“Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture”
A Conversation with Hisham D. Aidi

Hisham D. Aidi is a lecturer at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He is the author of Redeploying the State: Corporatism, Neoliberalism and Coalition Politics (2008) and co-editor of Black Routes to Islam (2009). He will discuss his recent release Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture.

 

*A light lunch will be provided*

*Limited copies of the book will be available for students*

Thursday, September 18, 2014
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
1957 E St, NW, 6th Floor
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POMEPS Book Launch
“Shifting Sands: The United States in the Middle East”
A Conversation with Joel S. Migdal

Joel S. Migdal is the Robert F. Philip Professor of International Studies in the University of Washington’s Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies. He is the author of Boundaries and Belonging: States and Societies in the Struggle to Shape Identities and Local Practices (2004), The Palestinian People: A History (2003), Through the Lens of Israel: Explorations in State and Society (2001), and several other works. He will discuss his most recent work Shifting Sands: The United States in the Middle East (2014).

*A light lunch will be provided*

*Limited copies of the book will be available for students*

Friday, September 19, 2014
12:00 PM
Room 505
1957 E St, NW, 6th Floor
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POMEPS Book Launch
“Compassionate Communalism and The Politics of Non-state Social Welfare”
A Conversation with Melani Cammett

Melani Cammett is an associate professor of political science at Brown University, as well as a faculty fellow at Brown’s Watson Institute for International Studies and a faculty associate at the Population Studies and Training Center. She is the author of Globalization and Business Politics in North Africa: A Comparative Perspective (Cambridge University Press 2007, 2010). She will discuss her recent books Compassionate Communalism: Welfare and Sectarianism in Lebanon (2014) and The Politics of Non-state Social Welfare (2014).

*A light lunch will be provided*

*Limited copies of the book will be available for students*

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons, Room 602
1957 E St, NW, 6th Floor
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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
» RSVP here

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
» RSVP here

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
» RSVP here

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
» RSVP here

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