Middle East Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Political Economy of Development Series

FOUR EVENTS (LECTURES AND RELATED WORKSHOPS)

Political Economy of Development Series 

FOUR EVENTS 

(LECTURES AND RELATED WORKSHOPS)

 

LECTURE

1. Development Under Authoritarian Rule

by Bassam Haddad



Tuesday, February 21, 12 pm

Johnson Center, 3rd Floor, Room B

George Mason University

 

This lecture examines the character and strategies of economic development in authoritarian regimes. 

It emphasizes state-business relations and the combination of neoliberal prescriptions, class, and institutions of authoritarian control.

Pizza and Drinks!

 

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WORKSHOP

2. Workshop on Development

February 28, 12 pm, JC, Room A

by Bassam Haddad

The workshop is intended to serve as a space where students can interact with the instructor and each other 

on matters related to their interests and/or research on the topic

 

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LECTURE

3. Political Economy of Oil

by John Warner

 

Tuesday

April 4, 

Johnson Center, 

3rd Floor, Room B

George Mason University



This lecture addresses the intricacies and intersections of oil, authoritarian rule, and regional/international relations in the Arabian Peninsula. 

The focus will be on the structures of oil economies and implications thereof.

Pizza and Drinks!

 

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WORKSHOP

4. Workshop on oil 

April  11, 12 pm, JC, Room A

by John Warner

The workshop is intended to serve as a space where students can interact with the instructor and each other 

on matters related to their interests and/or research on the topic

 

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Co-sponsored by Middle East Studies Program, Arab Studies Institute, Schar School for Policy & Government, and the Political Economy Project

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