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Gendered and Sexual Mobilities

The most recent special issue of Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (JMEWS), “Gendered and Sexual Mobilities,” edited by miriam cooke, Banu Gökariksel, and Frances S. 110 more words

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Developing Regional Expertise in the Middle East

Sarah Abdella-El Kallassy
MA ’18
Middle East Studies
Awards and Fellowships: 2017 Fouad Ajami Fellow, 2017 Rumsfeld Foundation Graduate Fellow, 2017 Pat Tillman Scholar

Sarah’s time in the Middle East Studies Department at Johns Hopkins SAIS has pushed her to think critically and objectively about challenges faced by nations in the Middle East. 305 more words


Read To Respond: Feminism and Women's Rights

Our “Read to Respond” series addresses the current climate of misinformation by highlighting articles and books that encourage thoughtful, educated debate on today’s most pressing issues. 233 more words

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Recent Issue of Tikkun Addresses the 50th Anniversary of the Israeli Occupation of the West Bank

In the most recent issue of Tikkun, editor Rabbi Michael Lerner and contributors address the Israeli occupation of the West Bank as it reaches its 50th year. 209 more words

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Feminist Perspectives on the 2016 Military Coup Attempt and Its Aftermath in Turkey

We are pleased to share this guest blog post by Banu Gökarıksel, co-editor of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies. The most recent issue of the journal, … 895 more words

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The Handles Of Judah: Carrying Earth’s Magnetic Messages

A recent article published by arstechnica.com about the electromagnetism of ancient jar handles in the Middle East struck a familiar chord. The piece cites a paper… 434 more words


CFP Children, Youth & Media in MENA & Gulf Conflict Zones

Call for Panelists for the upcoming Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., November 18-21, 2017

Children, Youth, and Media in Middle Eastern, North African, and Gulf Conflict Zones. 352 more words