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Issue 3.2 of Status/الوضع Audio Journal is now live on its brand new platform! Check out the new issue and customize your experience now:

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Join us at MESA 2016-Boston for the Arab Studies Institute's reception and the launch of the Knowledge Production Project launch on Friday, November 18th at 9 pm @ the Boston Marriott-Copley Place!

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The Arab Studies Journal releases its Fall 2016 issue: Volume XXIV, no. 2. Purchase and subscribe now!

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Roger Owen's memoir "A Life in Middle East Studies" is now available for preorder. Read an excerpt and place an order on!

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Join ASI at MESA 2016 by visiting our Book Exhibit (booths 14-15) and attending the Knowledge Production Project Launching Reception at 9 pm on Friday, November 18th!

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The Arab Studies Institute unveils its new pedagogical project Gaza In Context!

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The 2016 Lebanon Dissertation Summer Institute, June 13th-24th 2016 @ The American University of Beirut

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The inaugural Political Economy Summer Institute [PESI 2016] June 9th-12th @ George Mason University

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Arab Studies Journal Announces Spring 2016 Issue

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"Digital Activism and Civil Society in North Africa and the Middle East," Workshop II of the ASI's Media Project, 3-4 June 2016 @ The American University of Beirut.

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The Political Theology of ISIS
Ahmad Dallal
Thursday May 12, 2016 @ 6PM
Merten Hall
George Mason University

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Join us for a discussion led by John Warner and Omar Dahi on the aftermath of the Syrian and Yemeni uprisings. George Mason University, Thursday May 5 at 6 pm.

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Join us for a discussion on the perils of orthodoxy in research and analytical methods.
George Mason University
Thursday, April 28 6 PM

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Join the Yale Council on Middle East Studies and ASI for a conversation on emerging forms of scholarship surrounding issues in the Arabian Peninsula.
April 29th and 30th
Yale University

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Join MEIS, ASI, and CGIS for a panel on sectarianism in the Middle East
Conflict, Sectarianism, and ISIS in Iraq and Syria: Causes and Prospects
April 16, George Mason University

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Join Roger Owen to discuss his forthcoming book: My Life in Middle East Studies.
Thursday 21 April, 6PM
Science Showcase Room
George Mason University

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Join MEIS Graduate students as they discuss their research.
April 26, 2016 3:00-4:30
George Mason University

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Academia and Social Justice: Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship & Arab Studies Institute Second Annual Conference (11 – 13 March 2016)

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"After Tahrir"
Egyptian Revolutionary Experiences
and Future Visions
January 22- 26, 2016
University of Santa Barbara

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Tadween Publishing Releases New Book:
Critical Voices

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Our Latest Release! STATUS/الوضع: Issue 3.1 is Live!

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Tadween Publishing releases Against All Odds: Voices of Popular Struggle In Iraq, by Ali Issa.

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Main_jadnyt Recognizes Jadaliyya

"Online Magazine Brings New Life to Arab Studies"

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Experience what it's like to be a part of our team!

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Issue 3.2 of Status/الوضع Audio Journal is live!

The Arab Studies Institute is proud to announce the release of Issue 3.2 of Status/الوضع Audio Journal on its brand new platform! Check out the new issue and customize your experience now: Read More

Status Audio Journal

An evolving, critical, collaborative, and independent monthly Audio Journal combining analysis, reporting, and satire. It will feature interviews/conversations, on-the-scene reports, reviews, informed commentary, and readings. Interviews from the region and beyond will feature activists, journalists, scholars, and c... Read More

Studying, Researching, Teaching, Representing: The Arab Uprisings Three Years On

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