What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters
Gil Hochberg In a conversation with Udi Aloni about the practice, art and theory toward binationalism.
What History Explains: The Arab World at the Intersection of the National and Transnational.
A talk by James Gelvin (UCLA)
Mobilization and Collective Action in the Arab Spring.
A talk Juan Cole (University of Michigan)
The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives
A lecture by Gilbert Achcar, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
The Future of Christianity in the Middle East
A lecture by His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of Cilicia.
Whither Syria? Historian Gelvin Looks at Arab Uprisings
UCLA Professor of History James Gelvin told an audience on campus on May 25 that the overthrow of Syria's regime amid unrest is possible but "highly unlikely," because Bashar al-Assad has a hold on power unlike that of Egypt's Mubarak and others. Listen to an audio podcast of the talk.
The Arab Worlds Great Unrest of 2011: An Attempt at a Geopolitical Perspective
A talk by Kenneth Surin, Duke University. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution
Regime Transition in Tunisia
A talk by Stephen King, Georgetown University. Part of the conference: Mapping and Remapping the Tunisian Revolution
Two Premature Rumors of the Mediterraneans Death: Fishing Wars, Maritime Gentrification, and Social Anthropology of Region Formation in the Channel of Sicily Since WWII
A lecture by Naor Ben-Yehoyada, Harvard University
From the Shah to the Ayatollah, Continuities and Ruptures
A lecture by Abbas Milani, Stanford University
Melting Pots and Promised Lands: Early Zionism and the Idea of America
A lecture by Hilton Obenzinger, Stanford University
Patterns of Authoritarianism and Resistance in Iran
A panel discussion with Mehdi Khalaji, Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Majid Mohammadi, Writer, moderated by Nayereh Tohidi