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Integrating Scholarship and Practice

Emmett Potts
MA ’17
Middle East Studies
First Year: SAIS Europe
Recipient of the “Best Performance” award at Johns Hopkins SAIS’ International Dinner

Emmett chose to attend Johns Hopkins SAIS to explore its unique combination of top scholarship and exposure to policymakers and practitioners of international affairs and economics. 149 more words


An Interview with Timothy Mitchell, co-editor of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East

In early December, the editorial collective of Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East gathered for their quarterly meeting at Columbia University. The journal’s managing editor, Liz Beasley, attended the meeting and spoke with Timothy Mitchell, who co-edits the journal with Anupama Rao, about his role as senior editor over the past five years. 1,766 more words

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HEBR 315 Modern Hebrew in Popular Culture

Explore modern Hebrew culture through literature, music, film and more. A perfect course for students looking to fulfill their language requirement in a meaningful and engaging way. 10 more words


Understanding Gangs-Terrorism

Author’s Note:

Gangs-terrorism is a term that was first used by Jean-Marc Balencie in his book : Arnaud de La Grange, Mondes rebelles : guerres civiles et violences politiques… 1,152 more words


Taming The Social Conflict (Middle East)

Author’s Note:

This is a translated summary of an interview given to Annabaa Magazine that publishes in Arabic . (April 24, 2014)

Annabaa Magazine aims at getting researchers and intellectuals involved in the issue of social conflicts management. 816 more words


Bodies, Space, and Feminism in the Arab World

As the 2011 uprisings in North Africa reverberated across the Middle East, a diverse cross section of women and girls publicly disputed gender and sexual norms in novel, unauthorized, and often shocking ways. 424 more words

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Middle East & Africa Database and Eurasia Atlantic Database

The University of Cambridge now has trial access to the Middle East & Africa Database and Eurasia Atlantic Database from the Reference Corporation up to 11 November 2016. 306 more words

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