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CAORC at MESA 2015 - Denver

CAORC, and many of the ORCs, will again be attending the annual Middle East Studies Association (MESA) conference this November 21-24 in Denver, Colorado.

Below is a list of panels associated with ORCs:

The American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS) is sponsoring, or has participants on, seven panels:

- "Tunisia’s Progress Since the Revolution" (P4066)

Saturday, 11/21, 5:30pm

- "A Century of Women’s Rights in the MENA: Where Have the Men Gone?" (P4061)

Sunday, 11/22, 11am

- "Re-Mapping Moroccan History and Culture: northern Morocco in Transnational Perspective" (P4029)

Sunday, 11/22, 2pm

- "Techniques and Tensions of Power in North African Narrative Epistemologies" (P4092)

Monday, 11/23, 8:30am

- "Law and (Public) Order: Political Science Engages the New Middle East" (P4133) (CEMA/CEMAT)

Monday, 11/23, 8:30am

- "Elites, State Formation, and Post-Colonial Politics in Algeria" (P4154) (CEMA) Monday, 11/23, 2:30pm

- "Sex and Sexualities in the Middle East and North Africa" (C4277)

Monday, 11/23, 5pm

The American Academic Research Institute in Iraq (TAARII) is sponsoring, or has participants on, two panels:

- "Anthropology in the Arab Gulf: 21st-Century Mobilities, Paradoxes, and Protests, Part I" (P4225)

Sunday, 11/22, 11am

- "States of Imagination: Four Perspectives on Iraqi Political Culture, 1900-2014" (P4034)

Monday, 11/23, 11am

The American Institute for Yemeni Studies (AIYS) is sponsoring, or has participants on, two panels:

- "Turmoil and Tolerance: Unpacking the Current Crisis in Yemen" (P4124) Sunday, 11/22, 4:30pm

- "What’s Happening in Yemen" (R4123)

Monday, 11/23, 11am

The Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) is also sponsoring, or has participants on, two panels:

- "Palestinian Childhoods: Negotiating a Place of Their Own" (P4075)

Monday, 11/23, 8:30am

- "Palestinian Decolonization and the Politics of Self-Representation, 1948-67"

Monday, 11/23, 5pm

The American Institute of Afghanistan Studies (AIAS) has a discussant on one panel:

- "Drugs, Gender, Ethnicity, and the Facebook Age: Culture and Communication in the Formation of Afghanistan’s History and National Identity" (P4053)

Sunday, 11/22, 11am

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