Horizons of Israeli-Palestinian Relations After the Peace Process

Nathaniel Shils, PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania
Mar 23, 2022 at | Virtual with a Possible In-Person Option TBD

Over the past two decades, the Oslo peace process and Two-State Solution have been pushed aside as the dominant frames for thinking about the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations. How are Israelis and Palestinians…

Governance: Noura Erakat and Lisa Anderson

"Social Change and the Global Middle East" Series with the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy
Noura Erakat, Lisa Anderson, and moderator Hocine Fetni
Mar 31, 2022 at - | The Forum (Room 250), Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics

As the Middle East becomes increasingly destabilized with armed conflict, civil wars, refugee crises and more – it may seem curious to focus on the issue of governance. But these factors are indicative of a larger trend…

The Limits of US Influence: Evolution of American Intervention in Syria

Sara Plana, Postdoctoral Fellow at Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania
Apr 13, 2022 at | Virtual with a Possible In-Person Option TBD

Sara Plana will present findings from her book project on how the US attempted to control armed groups in Syria. Leveraging new evidence, including interviews with American special operators who deployed in Syria, she…


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