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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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Free lecture by Richard Hagopian, master of the oud, on April 27

Armenian musician Richard Hagopian, an internationally recognized master of the oud, will present a lecture called “Maqam Musics of the Middle East: Armenian Traditions” at 4 p.m. 106 more words


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


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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