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Islamists and the Arab Uprisings

May 18, 2021

This event is cosponsored by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford University and the Ten Years On Project, www.TheArabUprisings.org    ABSTRACT During the height of the mass uprisings...

The Unfinished Arab Spring Ten Years on: Where Are We Going?

January 4, 2021

ABSTRACT  This talk is based on the speakers’ recently published edited volume The Unfinished Arab Spring: Micro-Dynamics of Revolts between Change and Continuity.

The United States: From Reluctant Democracy Support in the Middle East to Authoritarian Enabler

April 13, 2020

ABSTRACTDemocracy promotion has been a longstanding goal of US foreign policy in the Middle East and elsewhere. President George W.

Political Contestation and New Social Forces in the Middle East and North Africa

March 9, 2018

Please note: Registration for the conference is open only to Stanford University affiliates. A valid SUNet ID is required to register. Click here to register.

The Long-Term Impact of Imperialism on Gender

May 22, 2014

Abstract: Gender equality is considered important for development and good governance, yet the causes of cross-national variation in gender equality are still not well understood.

Arabs and Israelis: Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East

November 7, 2013

Abstract:   Arabs and Israelis: Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East is a new, ground-breaking textbook on the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Building Cities In the Desert: A Way Out of Internment Camps for Refugees?

May 6, 2013

Bio: Emily Arnold-Fernández is the executive director of Asylum Access, an innovative international nonprofit that transforms the human rights landscape for refugees in Africa, Asia and Latin...

Round table with Internet Freedom Fellows

March 14, 2013

The Internet Freedom Fellows program brings human rights activists from across the globe to Geneva, Washington, and Silicon Valley to meet with fellow activists, U.S.

Reporting from the Region: A Journalist's Perspective on the Arab Uprisings

May 19, 2011

Janine Zacharia, former Jerusalem Bureau Chief and Middle East Correspondent for the Washington Post will be providing a journalist's perspective on ongoing events across the Arab world.

From Political Activism to Democratic Change in the Arab World

May 12, 2011

The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy is pleased to announce its second annual conference on May 12-13, 2011.

Religion, State and Multiculturalism in Israel

February 2, 2011

Michael Karayanni, Edward S.

From Beirut to Baghdad to Kabul: Civil War, Sectarianism, Occupation, Resistance and Counterinsurgency

December 2, 2010

Born in New York in 1977, Nir Rosen has been reporting from Iraq since April of 2003 and has spent most of the last seven and a half years in Iraq.

And the Beat Goes On: The Jordanian State after the November Elections

November 18, 2010

Did Jordan's general elections, called forth after parliament's dissolution a year earlier, introduce new hope for democratic reform in an increasingly autocratic kingdom?

Autocracy Ten Years On: How Change Supports Continuity in Morocco and Jordan

May 7, 2010

The Program on Good Governance and Political Reform in the Arab World is pleased to invite you to its next research seminar Autocracy Ten Years On: How Change Supports Continuity in Morocco and...

Does Inclusion Lead to Moderation? The Dilemma of Islamist Parties in Egypt, Jordan, and Morocco

February 24, 2009

Shadi Hamid is a Hewlett Fellow at the Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL).

Democratization in the Middle East: A Provisional Assessment

February 5, 2009

Agenda 8:15-8:45 am Coffee, light breakfast for participants 8:45-8:50 am Opening remarks; goals of the workshop (Olivier Roy, Larry Diamond) 8:50-10:30 Stable Autocracies?

The Middle East Peace Process: European-US-Greater Middle East Efforts for Progress

December 13, 2007

Professor Susser discusses the social economic decline in the Middle East, particularly in reference to the subsequent changing power dynamic.

Ayatollahs on the Pareto Frontier: Islam, Identity, and Electoral Coordination in Iraq

April 26, 2007

David Patel (speaker) is a 2006-2007 predoctoral fellow at CDDRL (fall quarter) and postdoctoral fellow at CISAC (winter and spring quarters).

Taking Guns to a Knife Fight: Effective Military Support to Counterinsurgency

February 8, 2007

Lieutenant Colonel Joseph H. Felter (speaker), a career Special Forces and Foreign Area Officer, is the director of the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point and an instructor in the U.

Rebel Recruitment in Civil Wars

February 1, 2007

The speaker, Macartan Humphreys, is an assistant professor of political science at Columbia University and a visiting professor at CISAC.

The US and the Middle East: Promoting Freedom or Failed States?

November 1, 2006

Khouri will proved a critical, but mainstream, Arab analysis of US policy in the Middle East looking at the opportunities and dangers of current foreign policy decisions.

The Bridge Over the River Jordan: Islam, Ethnicity and Electoral Rule Manipulation

October 25, 2006

David Patel is a PhD candidate in Stanford's Dept of Political Science and,beginning in Fall 2007, an Assistant Professor of Government at CornellUniversity.

Gender, Family, and Islamic Law

January 22, 2003

Amira Sonbol specializes in women, gender, and Islam and is the author of several books including The New Mamluks; Women, Family, and Divorce Laws and Divorce in Islamic History; The Creation of a...