Middle East Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Political Economy of the Middle East Continuities & Discontinuities in Teaching & Research

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Political Economy of the Middle East
Continuities & Discontinuities in Teaching & Research



Friday 6 November, 2015
3pm - 6pm
Merten Hall 1202
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
Pizza and Refreshments Served
 
Schedule


Panel 1: Field Research  : :  3 pm

Melisande Genat, Stanford University
From Agrarian Experiments in the Context of Socialist ''Villagization'' to Population Displacements: Iraqi Kurdish Collective Towns During the Seventies

Max Ajl, Cornell University
Event and Conjuncture : Braudel, Political Economy, and the Tunisian Uprising



Panel 2: Teaching the Middle East   : :   4:30 pm

Omar Dahi, Hampshire College
Against the Grain: 
Syrian Refugees and the Political Economy of Survival

Shana Marshall, George Washington University
Do not go quietly: Human agency, contingency, and the push to formulate a structural explanation of the Arab Spring

Ziad Abu-Rish, Ohio University
Revisiting the Merchant Republic: 
Lebanon in Comparative Perspective

Samer Abboud, Arcadia University
The World Bank, the Arab Uprisings, and the Poverty of Neoliberal Repetition

Bassam Haddad, George Mason University
Incorporating Class and Capital in Teaching the Middle East: 
The Case of Syria, Then and Now

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Sponsored by Middle East and Islamic Studies, Arab Studies Institute, Political Economy Project, AVACGIS, SPIGIA, and Global Programs


 

 

 

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