Institute for Middle East Studies

Student Research

In their final semester, students participate in a three credit capstone course that allows them to apply their substantive and theoretical knowledge of the Middle East to a current policy problem. Working under the guidance of a Middle East Studies faculty member, students use their research, writing, presentation and teamwork skills to produce a policy-based research paper.

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2014 Capstone Papers

2013 Capstone Papers

2012 Capstone Papers


2011 Capstone Papers


2010 Capstone Papers


2009 Capstone Papers

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Upcoming Events

POMEPS Book Launch
"The Awakening of Muslim Democracy"
With Jocelyne Cesari
Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
12:00 PM
Lindner Family Commons (Room 602), Elliott School of International Affairs
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IMES Lecture Series
"Ethnic "Homelands": Imagining a New Middle East, 1919 - 1948"
With Laura Robson
Wednesday January 28th, 2015
3:30 PM
Room 505, Elliott School of International Affairs
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Middle East Policy Forum
"Spotlight: Iraq"
Featuring Amb. Lukman Faily
Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015
6:30 PM
Harry Harding Auditorium (Room 213), 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
6:30 PM
Harry Harding Auditorium (Room 213), Elliott School of International Affairs
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