February 27, 2021
Matt Duss (JSIS, Middle East Studies, M.A.) foreign policy adviser to Senator Bernie Sanders, interviewed on a progressive foreign policy in the Middle East
February 2, 2021
February 2, 2021
Jackson School Professor Reşat Kasaba, an expert in Middle East politics and a former director of the Jackson School and president of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, features in an online live interview by Afikra, a global organization based in Beirut, Lebanon that aims to promote intellectualism and the diversity and richness of Arab
October 30, 2020
The Fall 2020 Middle East Newsletter is out now.
October 9, 2020
September 9, 2020
The Middle East Center is offering a new course this fall titled “Data, Science and Diplomacy” (JSIS 478/578) to be taught by Jackson School Senior Lecturer Frederick Michael Lorenz JD, LLM. The course aims to bring together students and experts from engineering, sciences, and international relations to develop a new cohort of professionals to work
July 28, 2020
Dr. Ali Mokdad, Director of Middle East Initiatives at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation says Arab countries are ending their lock downs too soon.
Field Recordings from Afghanistan by Lorraine Sakata Inducted into Library of Congress Recording Registry
April 2, 2020
February 13, 2020
Ussama Makdisi presented a lecture titled “Age of Coexistence: The Arab World before Sectarianism” on February 12, 2020 in the Middle East Center’s “Voices in Middle East Studies” 2020 lecture series. Makdisi is Professor of History and Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair of Arab Studies, Rice University, and is currently a visiting professor at the University
January 6, 2020
Reşat Kasaba, a Middle East expert and the director of the Jackson School, gave his insights to media outlets on the day after the U.S. assassinated a top government official of Iran, Qasem Soleimani, last week.