Conference Multimedia: Understanding the New Middle East

Panel 6: Human Security in the New Middle East


A sniper fired at a group of fleeing civilians in west Mosul, Iraq. Credit Ivor Prickett/Panos Pictures

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"Economic Dislocations in a Shifting Urban Geography: Insights from Amman, Jordan"

Jillian Schwedler is a professor of political science at the City University of New Yorks' Hunter College and the Graduate Center. She is the author of the award-winning Faith in Moderation: Islamist Parties in Jordan and Yemen (2006) and co-editor of Policing and Prisons in the Middle East (2010).

"Human Insecurity and Political Change"

Marina Ottaway is a Middle East Scholar at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC. She is working on a book analyzing the significant and often unintended changes that have followed the Arab uprisings.

"Education and Human Security: MENA Realities and Prognoses"

Laurie Brand is the Robert Grandford Wright Professor of International Relations and Middle East Studies at the University of Southern California. She is author of Citizens Abroad: States and Migration in the Middle East and North Africa (2006) and Official Stories: Politics and National Narratives in Egypt and Algeria (2014).

"Exploring the Egyptian Revolution and Health Politics through Comics: The Making of "Lissa": an ethnoGRAPHIC Story"

Sherine Hamdy is associate professor of Anthropology at the University of California Irvine. She is co-author of the anthropological graphic novel Lissa: A Story of Friendship, Medical Promise, and Revolution (2017).

Respondent: Can Aciksoz is an assistant professor of Anthropology at UCLA. He is working on two books on violence and conflict in Turkey's Kurdish region.



CNES Understanding the New Middle East: Day 2 Panel 6



CNES Understanding the New Middle East: Day 2 Panel 6

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Published: Thursday, February 8, 2018