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Baghdad's Deep Dilemma: Sectarianism and Urban Segregation under Occupation

February 3, 2016

AbstractThe sectarian-based segregation that has shaped urbanism in Baghdad is a direct outcome of the 2003 U.S.-led invasion and occupation of Iraq.

The Ties that Bind: Elite Networks and Stability in Iraq and Syria

January 29, 2015

Abstract: Why and how do elite arrangements vary across authoritarian regimes?

What we have Learned about Iraq from the Ba`th Party Archives

September 25, 2014

 Abstract:Determining the specificities of everyday political life in one of the 20th century's most notorious dictatorships – Iraq under Saddam Hussein – is possible as a result of the...

The Long-Term Impact of Imperialism on Gender

May 22, 2014

Abstract: Gender equality is considered important for development and good governance, yet the causes of cross-national variation in gender equality are still not well understood.

Direct Diplomacy in Iran: the Internet as a Platform for Foreign Policy

September 26, 2013

               Abstract Digital technologies have brought disruption to political systems throughout the world, it is disrupting the practice of diplomacy.

Minority Rights in the Transitioning Arab World

April 30, 2013

Processes of democratic transition in today’s Arab world carry with them both challenges and opportunities for minorities.

Challenges of Private Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa

February 21, 2013

Abstract: The roots of the revolts known as the Arab Spring lie in many sources but one of the leading causes was the high rates of unemployment, low skill levels, and the growth of the youth...

ICC Speaker Series- Jim Fearon

January 23, 2013

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...

ICC Speaker Series-Richard Dicker

January 16, 2013

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...

From Dark Networks to Dark Markets: Applying Intelligence Principles to Human Trafficking Networks

October 17, 2012

Speaker Bio:David Blair is an Air Force officer with a background in Special Operations who has served as an instructor pilot and subject matter expert on illicit terror networks in Iraq,...

The War Within the War for Afghanistan

October 11, 2012

Abstract: Rajiv Chandrasekaran will discuss his new book, LITTLE AMERICA: The War Within the War for Afghanistan, which focuses on President Barack Obama's decision to surge troops and aid to...

The Road Ahead for America and Pakistan

February 17, 2012

About the topic: When democracy returned to Pakistan, Americans and Pakistanis had high expectations of an improved partnership.

Fourth Wave or False Start? Democracy After the Arab Spring

November 8, 2011

The decades-long political winter in the Arab world seemed to be thawing early this year as mass protests toppled Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and...

Reporting from the Region: A Journalist's Perspective on the Arab Uprisings

May 19, 2011

Janine Zacharia, former Jerusalem Bureau Chief and Middle East Correspondent for the Washington Post will be providing a journalist's perspective on ongoing events across the Arab world.

Spark Change from Within

April 12, 2011

Rye Barcott's signature presentation on social entrepreneurship takes audiences on a journey through the joy and heartbreak, the friendships and betrayals, and the failures and triumphs of creating...

Music Videos and Arab Public Life: Contention and Circulation

February 10, 2011

Music videos are ubiquitous in contemporary Arab public life.

From Beirut to Baghdad to Kabul: Civil War, Sectarianism, Occupation, Resistance and Counterinsurgency

December 2, 2010

Born in New York in 1977, Nir Rosen has been reporting from Iraq since April of 2003 and has spent most of the last seven and a half years in Iraq.

Principle, Pragmatism or Prostitution? Speaking Human Rights to Global Finance

November 1, 2010

Professor David Kinley holds the Chair in Human Rights Law at University of Sydney, and is the Law Faculty's Associate-Dean (International).

How Wars End: Why We Always Fight the Last Battle

October 28, 2010

Foreign Affairs editor Gideon Rose will describe how the United States has failed in the aftermaths of every major 20th-century war-from WWI to Afghanistan-routinely ignoring the need to create a...

You Vote, We Decide! Analyzing the 2010 Iraqi Elections and the Ensuing Political Process

October 7, 2010

Abbas Kadhim is an Assistant Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California.  He also holds a Visiting Scholar status at Stanford University since...

Democracy and Conflict: Lessons from Afghanistan

September 30, 2010

Ben Rowswell is a Canadian diplomat with a specialization in statebuilding and stabilization.

Medical Consequences of the Iraq War [Physicians and Human Rights Event]

February 22, 2010

MED 242: Physicians and Human Rights Winter 2010 Lecture Series

Curse of the Black Gold: 50 Years of oil in the Niger Delta

November 12, 2008

Michael Watts, PhD, is a Professor of Geography at the University of California at Berkeley.

Is Democracy Promotable?

October 17, 2008

James Traub is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, where he has worked since 1998. From 1994 to 1997, he was a staff writer for The New Yorker.