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Majlis Roundtable with Journalist George Packer

Journalist and author George Packer joined CMES Director Nader Hashemi for a Majlis roundtable discussion on what the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed within American society and the U.S. political…

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COVID-19 and Palestine: A Public Conversation with Hasan Ayoub

Hasan Ayoub, CMES Visiting Scholar and Assistant Professor at An-Najah National University in Nablus, talked to CMES Director Nader Hashemi about how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting…

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The Killing of Qassem Suleimani: What's Next for the Middle East?

Following the U.S. killing of Iranian military leader Qassem Suleimani in Iraq, the Center for Middle East Studies hosted a public conversation between Director Nader Hashemi and Distinguished Fellow…

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Muslims in America: Examining the Facts with Dr. Craig Considine - September 14, 2018

On September 14, 2018, CMES hosted Dr. Craig Considine, sociologist at Rice University, for a discussion on the history and misconceptions of American Muslims and Islam more broadly. The…

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The 1953 Roots of 1979: Ervand Abrahamian

Much has been written about the causes of the 1979 revolution. This vast literature tends to ignore why this impressive looking state unraveled so quickly and so spectacularly. It did so mainly…

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Event: The Middle East in the Age of Coronavirus | April 30, 2020

CMES Director Nader Hashemi and Distinguished Fellow Gary Grappo held a public conversation on the COVID-19 crisis in the Middle East, with particular focus on the responses from authoritarian…

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Contesting Hate: A Critical Response to Christchurch

CMES Director Nader Hashemi joined a university-wide panel featuring faculty from a range of disciplines on the academy's response to the global resurgence of extremist, far-right ideologies.…

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Nader Hashemi on Renewed U.S. Sanctions on Iran - September 20, 2020

ICRS Middle East Director Nader Hashemi joined Al Jazeera English to discuss the Trump administration's call for new economic sanctions on Iran despite international opposition.

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Nader Hashemi On Whether a Biden Victory Will Boost Prospects for Peace in the Middle East

CMES Director Nader Hashemi joined @TRT World on October 15 to discuss the impacts, if any, of the U.S. presidential election outcome on U.S. policy toward Israel and Palestine.

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Trump's Redefining of Anti-Semitism: Implications for Freedom of Speech in Higher Education

On October 23, 2018, the Center for Middle East Studies, the Department of Religious Studies, and the Department of History hosted a public conversation on the potential implications of the expanded…

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The Context of Antisemitism and Islamophobia in France

On November 2, 2018, the Center for Middle East Studies hosted a discussion with Dr. Paul Silverstein, professor of anthropology at Reed College, Dean Pardis Mahdavi, and Professor Rachel Esptein…

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Rising Tides of Hate: A Panel and a Conversation

On November 6, 2018, the Interdisciplinary Research Institute for the Study of (In)Equality (IRISE), the Center for Middle East Studies, the Department of Religious Studies, and the Center for Judaic…

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The Murder of Jamal Khashoggi: How Should the U.S. Respond?

On November 12, 2018, CMES Director Nader Hashemi and Ambassador Gary Grappo, CMES Distinguished Fellow, engaged in a pertinent conversation on the political fallout from Saudi journalist Jamal…

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