Middle East and Islamic Studies at George Mason University

Middle East and Islamic Studies at George Mason University The interdisciplinary Middle East Studies Program at George Mason provides students with a firm grounding in the history, politics, and culture of this important region. Follow this page for events and updates about Middle East Studies at GMU.
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Come out today for our event!Surpassing Statehood, Approximating Hope: Book Launch forNoura Erakat, "Justice for Some: L...
04/23/2019
Surpassing Statehood, Approximating Hope: Book Launch for Justice for Some

Come out today for our event!

Surpassing Statehood, Approximating Hope: Book Launch for
Noura Erakat, "Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine"

Tuesday, April 23, 6:30 PM
Research Hall 163
George Mason University

#Event #Palestine #Law #InternationalLaw

"A radical rethinking of the role of law and legal advocacy in the struggle for Palestinian rights. Noura Erakat tells how a refugee problem became a national liberation movement, and the tragic story of how initiative and momentum were squandered after Oslo. Brilliant, inspiring, coldly realistic.....

Tomorrow!Surpassing Statehood, Approximating Hope: Book Launch for Justice for Some :: Book Launch forNoura Erakat, Just...
04/22/2019
Surpassing Statehood, Approximating Hope: Book Launch for Justice for Some

Tomorrow!

Surpassing Statehood, Approximating Hope: Book Launch for Justice for Some :: Book Launch for
Noura Erakat, Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine

Tuesday, April 23, 6:30 PM
Research Hall 163
George Mason University

#Event #Palestine #Law #InternationalLaw

"A radical rethinking of the role of law and legal advocacy in the struggle for Palestinian rights. Noura Erakat tells how a refugee problem became a national liberation movement, and the tragic story of how initiative and momentum were squandered after Oslo. Brilliant, inspiring, coldly realistic.....

Mark your calendars for this Thursday!Panel Discussion: "Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Discrimination in the Name of R...
04/22/2019
Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Discrimination in the Name of Religion, Part II (25 April, 2pm)

Mark your calendars for this Thursday!

Panel Discussion: "Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Discrimination in the Name of Religion" (Part II)

Thursday, April 25, 2pm,
Merten 1204
George Mason University

More details below on faculty and discussants:
https://meis.gmu.edu/articles/13137

GMU TOWN Hall Discussion antisemitism, islamophobia, and discrimination in the name of religion Thursday, April 25, 2pm, Merten 1204

Tomorrow! Come listen to a lecture on "Why did the U.S. invade Iraq in 2003?" by Professor Ahsan Butt. Date: Tuesday, 16...
04/15/2019
Lecture: "Why did the U.S. invade Iraq in 2003?" (April 16, 6:30pm)

Tomorrow! Come listen to a lecture on "Why did the U.S. invade Iraq in 2003?" by Professor Ahsan Butt.

Date: Tuesday, 16th April 2019
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm (including time for Q&A)
Room: Merten Hall - room 3300
Pizza will be served

See more details below!
https://meis.gmu.edu/articles/13144

Ahsan Butt is an associate professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University and a non-resident fellow at the Stimson Center.

This month, we have three great #events that you won't want to miss. Check out the links below for details on speakers, ...
04/14/2019
Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Discrimination in the Name of Religion, Part II (25 April, 2pm)

This month, we have three great #events that you won't want to miss. Check out the links below for details on speakers, locations, summaries, and more!

Lecture: "Why did the U.S. invade Iraq in 2003?" (April 16, 6:30pm)
https://meis.gmu.edu/articles/13144

Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Discrimination in the Name of Religion, Part II (25 April, 2pm)
https://meis.gmu.edu/articles/13137

US Engagement in the Middle East, Past, Present and...? By Steven Simon (18 April 2019)

Come out today and attend Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University's event!"After Malco...
02/27/2019

Come out today and attend Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University's event!

"After Malcolm Digital Archive: Celebrating and Preserving the Legacy of African American Islam"

27 February, 4pm
Johnson Center Room F
George Mason University

Join us for the reception after, at 6pm in the Fenwick Library Meeting Room!

#AfricanAmericanIslam #Islam #AmericanIslam

Register to attend our co-sponsored event tomorrow!"From Truman to Trump: What Has Happened to US Policy in the Middle E...
02/21/2019
Event - From Truman to Trump: What Has Happened to US Policy in the Middle East?

Register to attend our co-sponsored event tomorrow!

"From Truman to Trump: What Has Happened to US Policy in the Middle East?" A Lecture by Lisa Anderson

Friday, February 22, 5pm
Merten Hall 1201
George Mason University

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/phi-beta-kappa-scholar-visit-tickets-55532257477

This lecture traces the history of American entanglements in the Middle East since World War II, emphasizing the unusual extent to which the region...

Register today for our co-sponsored event this Friday!"From Truman to Trump: What Has Happened to US Policy in the Middl...
02/18/2019
Phi Beta Kappa Scholar Visit

Register today for our co-sponsored event this Friday!

"From Truman to Trump: What Has Happened to US Policy in the Middle East?" - A Talk by Lisa Anderson

#USPolicy #MiddleEast #ForeignPolicy #Trump

Essential #Readings: #Piracy in the Persian Gulf by Johan Mathew#PersianGulf #Empire #Trade #Pirates
02/05/2019
Essential Readings: Piracy in the Persian Gulf by Johan Mathew

Essential #Readings: #Piracy in the Persian Gulf by Johan Mathew

#PersianGulf #Empire #Trade #Pirates

Piracy is one of those activities that vie for the title of the world’s second oldest profession. It is undoubtedly the case that homo...

The #Climate of #MiddleEast Studies#ClimateChange #MiddleEastStudies #Environment #Pedagogy
02/04/2019
The Climate of Middle East Studies

The #Climate of #MiddleEast Studies

#ClimateChange #MiddleEastStudies #Environment #Pedagogy

Climate change’s violent impacts are expected to be particularly grave in the Middle East. Like Kolkata and New York, rising sea levels...

NEWTON Bouquet, "Morocco Matters" (January 2019)#Morocco #Maghreb #BookstoRead #Books
01/29/2019
NEWTON Bouquet, "Morocco Matters"

NEWTON Bouquet, "Morocco Matters" (January 2019)

#Morocco #Maghreb #BookstoRead #Books

The editors kick off 2019 with a NEWTON Bouquet focusing on Morocco. Morocco has a rich history of popular mobilization, political protest, and has...

NEWTON Bouquet, "All Things Syria"#BookstoRead #Syria #SyriaConflict
01/07/2019

NEWTON Bouquet, "All Things Syria"

#BookstoRead #Syria #SyriaConflict

Essential #Readings: #Uprisings, #Resistance, and Popular #Mobilization by Asef Bayat#EssentialReadings #ER #Pedagogy
01/04/2019

Essential #Readings: #Uprisings, #Resistance, and Popular #Mobilization by Asef Bayat

#EssentialReadings #ER #Pedagogy

Come out today for our two co-sponsored events!First:Memory, Migration and Resistance: Narratives of Syrian Refugee Wome...
12/06/2018

Come out today for our two co-sponsored events!

First:

Memory, Migration and Resistance: Narratives of Syrian Refugee Women in Turkey and Syria - A Talk by Dr. Senay Ozden

Thursday, December 6, 12pm
Johnson Center Bistro
George Mason University

Second:

"Town Hall at GMU: Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Discrimination in The Name of Religion"

Thursday, December 6, 2pm
HUB 3&4
George Mason University

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Join us at #MESA2018!

Arab Studies Institute at 2018 MESA #Conference: Reception, Panels, and More

#ArabStudiesInstitute #ASI #Events

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