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2012: معرض لمجد الحموي

٢٠١٢ استعادي: معرض لمجد الحموي ٢٠١٢ هو معرض لثلاث مجموعات من اللوحات التي رسمت خلال ٢٠١٢ في سورية تحاول ان ترصد اللوحات وتعبر عن الواقع المتغير بقسوة في سوريا خلال تلك الفتره القصيره من عمر الثورة. التشوهات التي طالت الناس, المدن, وحتى الطبيعه. حيث تأخذ جميعها اشكالا مشوهه وغير مفهومه في كثير من الحالات .وصلت ...  Read More »

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Event: 2012 Retrospective: An Exhibition by Majd Al-Hamwi (Beirut, 12-17 September 2016)

2012 Retrospective: An Exhibition by Majd Al-Hamwi 12-17 September 2016 Mansion Beirut, Lebanon "2012" is an exhibition for three collections of paintings that were created during 2012 in Syria: “Once Upon a Time,” “On Top of Torture,” and “Transformation." The paintings are an attempt to monitor ...  Read More »

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Some Turning Points in the Takla & Glassgow vs. University of California Title IX Case

This week, the UCLA announced that the University of California had reached a settlement with Nefertiti Takla and Kristen Hillarie Glasgow, two graduate students in the Department of History at UCLA. The two women had filed a lawsuit against the UC Board of Regents in June 2015 claiming that UCLA officials violated ...  Read More »

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Letter Calling on SUNY-Plattsburgh to Defend Simona Sharoni's Academic Freedom

[The following letter was issued by the Committee on Academic Freedom of the Middle East Studies Association on 12 September 2016 in response to a continuing campaign to harass and intimidate Professor Simona Sharoni for her views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.] Dr. John Ettling President, State University of ...  Read More »

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Cities Media Roundup (August 2016)

[This is a monthly roundup of news articles, and other materials related to urban issues in the region, and beyond. It does not reflect the views of the Cities Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send recommendations for inclusion in the Cities Media Roundup to cities@jadaliyya.com, mentioning "Roundup" in ...  Read More »

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Fight or Flight: The Desperate Plight of Iraq’s “Generation 2000”

[The following report was published by the International Crisis Group on 8 August 2016]   Executive Summary Beset by political dysfunction, endemic corruption and a jihadist threat, Iraq is squan- dering its greatest asset: its youth. By failing to provide a vision and concrete pro- spects ...  Read More »

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Call for Submissions: Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies PhD Dissertation Award and Graduate Paper Prize

Call for Submissions  AGAPS PhD Dissertation Award The Association for Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies (AGAPS) invites recent PhD graduates to submit their dissertations for consideration for its 2016 PhD Dissertation Award. AGAPS wishes to recognize exceptional achievement in research and writing. AGAPS ...  Read More »

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Jadaliyya Co-Editor Sinan Antoon's 'The Corpse Washer' Leads The Guardian's Top-Ten Books about Iraq War

In addition to co-editing Jadaliyya and servine as an associate professor of Arabic Literature at New York University, Sinan Antoon is an interntionally recognized novelist, poet, and translator. Most recently, The Guardian published a list of ten books about Iraq that the list author Derek B. Miller argued were ...  Read More »

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Jadaliyya Co-Editor Noura Erakat in New York Time's Roundtable on "Living with Terrorism"

On 15 July 2016, the New York Times published a roundtable asking, "Can We Just 'Live With' Terrorism?." Allegedly taking its que from French Prime Minister Manuel Valls's speech in the aftermath of the 2016 Bastille Day attack in Nice, the "Room for Debate" editors asked whether "society ...  Read More »

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Call for Papers: Mobilities and Materialities of the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula (Kuwait, 17-19 March 2017)

The Center for Gulf Studies at the American University of Kuwait will hold its third Gulf Studies Symposium (GSS) on 17-19 March 2017. The GSS is a meeting of worldwide Gulf scholars and researchers held biennially in Kuwait. Each symposium is based on a particular scholarly theme that is timely both to the region and ...  Read More »

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Cities Media Roundup (July 2016)

[This is a monthly roundup of news articles, and other materials related to urban issues in the region, and beyond. It does not reflect the views of the Cities Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send recommendations for inclusion in the Cities Media Roundup to cities@jadaliyya.com, mentioning "Roundup" in ...  Read More »

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Resolving to Divest: The History of SJP at UCLA's Divestment Campaign

This article reviews the history of Students for Justice in Palestine at UCLA’s campaign to pass a divestment resolution through the Undergraduate Students Association Council (USAC). In what follows, we briefly historicize campus Palestine activism, review the history of SJP at UCLA, and then provide a detailed ...  Read More »

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Statement by Middle East Studies Association and Other Academic Organizations Concerning Turkey

[The following statement was issued by the below-listed organizations. Organizations wishing to be included as signatories on the above statement should contact Amy Newhall at amy@mesana.org] July 21, 2016 The Middle East Studies Association, American Anthropological Association, Executive Committee of the ...  Read More »

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Call for Papers: Edited Volume on 'North Africa and the Making of Europe: Governance, Institutions, and Culture'

Call for papers, edited volume: “North Africa and the Making of Europe: Governance, Institutions, and Culture” We are seeking papers for an edited volume entitled “North Africa and the Making of Europe: Governance, Institutions, and Culture,” which is currently under contract with Bloomsbury Academic ...  Read More »

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Call to Action: Day of Creating for Ashraf Fayadh (28 July 2016)

“Everything has weight. Your weight is well known to the back walls because your heavy shadow doesn’t give the asphalt, the paint, or the writings stuck on the windows a chance to appear. You also have space, significant space, in the void.” – Ashraf Fayadh On Thursday, July 28, writers, artists, journalists, ...  Read More »

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On Iranian-Canadian Professor Homa Hoodfar's Arrest and Detainment in Iran's Evin Prison

[The below press release and petition were issued as part of the mobilzations to highlight Homa Hoodfar's detainment in Iran and call for her release] Press Release Iran / London / Montreal (8 June 2016) Revised 9 June 2016 for factual accuracy For immediate release CANADIAN PROFESSOR ARRESTED AND DETAINED IN ...  Read More »

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Study-Trip Report: Building Visions with Glass and Steel

The students of the Master Program "Governing the Large Metropolis" at the University of SciencesPo Paris have released Building Visions with Glass and Steel, an “instant-book” based on their notes and photographs after their fieldtrip to Dubai and Dhabi, last January 2016. This document appears in two ...  Read More »

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Call for Papers -- Media in Muslim Contexts: Inventing and Re-Inventing Identities

Media in Muslim Contexts: Inventing and Re-Inventing Identities Call for Papers  Date:  November 3-4, 2016 Location:  Aga Khan University (International) in the UK, London Deadline for submission of abstracts: July 31, 2016 The Conference The Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim ...  Read More »

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Press Release: Family Has Not Heard from Dr. Abdul Jalil al-Singace in A Week; Fear for His Health

[The following press released was issued by Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) on 1 July 2016]  1 July 2016- The daughter of Dr. Abdul Jalil al-Singace, a prominent human rights activists in Bahrain, has not heard from him since last Friday 24 June 2016. Bahraini security forces have ...  Read More »

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Announcing the New Issue of Middle East Report (Spring 2016): Life in Exile

Middle East Report No. 278 (Spring 2016) LIFE IN EXILE The Middle East is once again the world’s biggest producer of refugees, due primarily to the catastrophic war in Syria. The region has also long hosted the greatest number of refugees on earth—indeed, the exodus of Syrians is the latest of a nearly unbroken ...  Read More »

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Call for Papers: The Geographies of Bodies and Borders (18 July 2016 Deadline)

Call for Papers: The Geographies of Bodies and Borders The deadline for submission is July 18, 2016. We are pleased to invite submissions for the fourth issue of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research, slated for publication in December 2016. Young activists, independent researchers, graduate students and ...  Read More »

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Beirut Event -- Research and Public Engagement in Lebanon: A Panel Discussion (23 June 2016, AUB)

Research & Public Engagement in Lebanon: A Panel Discussion 1:30pm, 23 June 2016 CASAR Seminar Room, Bldg. 37 American University of Beirut Join us in Beirut for a panel of presentations dealing with the intersection of research and public engagement. What should the relationship between research and public ...  Read More »

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Conference Report: The Nexus of Urbanization, Violence and Conflict

On April 18th, 2016, in preparation for the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) and Habitat III, and in coordination with the Global Alliance for Urban Crises, a one-day panel event: “The nexus of urbanization, violence and conflict: Linking SDG 11 and SDG 16,” was co-hosted by the City College of New York (CUNY), ...  Read More »

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Call for Papers: Aesthetics Afterlives: Memory, Transfiguration and the Arts (9-10 September, Princeton University)

Aesthetics Afterlives: Memory, Transfiguration and the Arts 9-10 September Princeton University Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Holloway, Dean of Yale College and Professor of History and African American Studies The last four decades have witnessed a phenomenal upsurge of interest in memory and memory studies. ...  Read More »

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Cities Media Roundup (May 2016)

[This is a monthly roundup of news articles, and other materials related to urban issues in the region, and beyond. It does not reflect the views of the Cities Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send recommendations for inclusion in the Cities Media Roundup to cities@jadaliyya.com, mentioning "Roundup" in ...  Read More »

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A Glimpse Into Arab Studies Journal’s Newly Released Issue: Spring 2016

Arab Studies Journal Vol. XXIV, No. 1 In this issue, we are proud to feature a collection of innovative and rigorous contributions. Two exceptional articles tackle archives as a historical and conceptual space. In “The Moroccan Equity and Reconciliation Commission: The Promises of a Human Rights Archive,” Susan ...  Read More »

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Editor’s Note: Arab Studies Journal, Spring 2016

Arab Studies Journal VOL. XXIV, No.1 Editor’s Note The Arab world and the broader Middle East offer profound lessons on the inextricability of knowledge and power. In the midst of civil war, foreign intervention, and ongoing occupation, those of us who study the Middle East or call it home confront two realities ...  Read More »

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Changing the Status Quo: What Directions for Palestinians?

The Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research has issued today five papers and a final report on: Changing the Status Quo: What Directions for Palestinians? The papers address five proposed directions for Palestinian to take in order to change the status quo: popular resistance, boycott, ending security ...  Read More »

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Digital Activism and Civil Society in the Middle East (Beirut, 3-4 June)

"The Media Project” at the Arab Studies Institute is pleased to announce its workshop on digital activism, civil society, and media in the Middle East. the second in a series of critical workshops, conferences, and events will be held in Beirut, Lebanon to address the relationship between digital activism as ...  Read More »

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Call for Applicant: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Gulf Studies at the University of Exeter

The Centre for Gulf Studies at the University of Exeter is accepting applications for two postdoctoral fellowships in Gulf studies. Complete information may be found by clicking here.   Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellow Application Deadline: 16 June 2016 Salary: £33,574 - £41,255 per annum ...  Read More »

About Reports Page

Jadaliyya’s Reports Page is a forum for disseminating statements, images, and videos produced by people on the ground in the region, as well as highlighting events and publications from/about the region. As such, the Reports Page features a broad range of content, including eye witness accounts of events (in textual, photgraphic, or video format), statements and press releases of interest, calls for participation in events and publications, report-backs from various events, and reports published by different local, regional and international organizations. Inclusion on the Reports Page does constitute endorsement of the analysis, but rather a means of highlighting items of interest produced through other organizations and publications. If you have questions or comments, or would like us to consider featuring something on the Reports Page, please email us at Reports@jadaliyya.com.

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