ICAMES fellows are invited to an Iraqi-themed game of RISK—featuring the return of none other than Merouan Mekouar (York University.
As part of a longstanding ICAMES tradition (now in its umpteenth year), Prof. F. Gregory Gause III (University of Vermont) will share his views on a range of issues in contemporary Middle East politics. This will be followed a lively discussion period.
Refreshments will be served. Because space is limited, attendance is limited to ICAMES research fellows, and other university faculty and graduate students.
A talk on contemporary Iranian politics by Prof. Eric Hooglund, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University.
A talk by Prof. Julie Norman (McGill University).
Space is limited.
Introduction to, and discussion of, Persian Incursion, a wargame simulating an Israeli strike against Iran's nuclear facilities. Time to be confirmed.
Limited to ICAMES fellows, and others with special permission. If interested, contact rex [dot] brynen [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Game details and review: http://paxsims.wordpress.com/2012/12/16/review-persian-incursion-2/
A talk by Prof. Ceren Belge (Department of Political Science, Concordia University).
Although open to all members of the university community, space is limited.
A talk by Professor Marc Lynch (George Washington University). Because of limited space, the event will be limited to ICAMES research fellows, McGill graduate students, and faculty.
Prof. Lynch will be speaking later the same day at the conference on The Role of Media in the Arab Spring and its Aftermath: The Special Case of Egypt, organized by Media@McGill. Full details are available here.
A talk by Dr. Joseph A. Kéchichian.
ICAMES graduate research fellow Merouan Mekouar (Political Science) will be presentating a summary of his research on the dynamics of the Arab Spring. This talk is limited to faculty and students. Refreshments will be served.
For the umpteenth year in a row, the Interuniversity Consortium for Arab and Middle East Studies is pleased to present a lecture by Prof. F. Gregory Gause III (University of Vermont) on contemporary Middle East politics. This free-ranging annual discussion is likely to touch upon the "Arab Spring" (and why political scientists failed to predict it), ongoing political transitions, persistent authoritarianisms, petropolitics, monarchies, and various related topics.