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Archive for the ‘Iraq Workshop’ Category

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Contiguous States–the workshop report is now available

Monday, March 31st, 2014

The January 31, 2014 workshop focused on the impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on the Contiguous States.  In addition, there were presentations on international law, sexual violence and the implications for Palestinian refugees.

Download the report here:  1April January 31 Workshop Final.  The editor was Louise Klann and the associate editor was Martha Lagace.  Thanks to both for their hard work and dedication.

JANUARY 31 2014 9am to 4:30pm: Workshop on the Syrian Refugee Crisis at CURA, 10 Lenox Street, Brookline, MA

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Fall 2012 Iraq Studies Workshop

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Friday, November 30, 2012 at 9:30 am

The Castle, 225 Bay State Road

As of now, the program for the November 30th Iraq Workshop has solidified and features the following speakers who will present their papers, and a panel of other scholars and experts will comment and participate:- Professor Haider Ala Hamoudi (University of Pittsburgh), “Thinking Beyond the Original Bargain: Post Ratification Constitution Making and the Case of Iraq.” 

– Mark Kukis (Doctoral candidate, Boston University), “The Probability of Insurgency amid the U.S. Presence in Iraq.”

– Professor ‘Abbas Kadhim (Naval Postgraduate School), “The Hawza and Its Role in Post-War Iraq.”

– Ms. Sara Abdullah, Esq. (JBM Legal LLC, Pittsburgh), “Women and Nationality under Iraqi Law and the Constitution.”

The Hawza and Its Role in Post-War Iraq

The Probability of Insurgency amid the U.S Presence in Iraq

Thinking Beyond the Original Bargain

The Institute for Iraqi Studies annual workshop provides an opportunity for BU faculty with an interest in contemporary Iraq to meet one another to discuss research interests and the possibilities for collaborative research. The workshop has in the past hosted scholars Dr. Shakir Abdulla, Prof. Tahir Albakaa, Prof Kecia Ali, Prof. Roger Owen, Prof. Betty Anderson, and Prof. A. Richard Norton, and many more.

To RSVP for the workshop, please contact Michael Carroll at mcarroll@bu.edu


IIS Announcements

Just published! Eric Davis on Taking Democracy Seriously in Iraq

PDF and Kindle versions will be available.

IIS sponsors Muslim Youth conference, April 9, 2015

Can Iraq be Saved?

Read the rapporteur's report from the November 19, 2014 lecture and listen to streaming audio.

Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Syrian Refugees

Read the just-published executive summary from the May 2, 2014, workshop.

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Contiguous States

Read the just-published report from the January 31, 2014, workshop.

Beth Murphy joins as Non-Resident Fellow

The Institute is please to announce the appointment of Beth Murphy as Non-Resident Visual Arts Fellow.

JANUARY 31 2014 9am to 4:30pm: Workshop on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

CURA, 10 Lenox Street

Brookline, MA

This workshop focuses on the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on the contiguous countries: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.


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