From: "Delgadillo, Duran" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Friday, May 3, 2019 at 2:10 PM
Cc: Matthew DeMaio <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: First Annual GWU Graduate Student Symposium: Development, Humanitarianism, and Security in the Middle East

Good afternoon,
Please forward to all interested MA students, PhD students, and departments. 
The George Washington Universityís Institute for Middle East is excited
to host its first annual, PhD student organized, Graduate Student Symposium entitled Development, Humanitarianism,and Security in the Middle East: Legacies and Futures. This one-day multidisciplinary symposium invites submissions that consider how the regionís long history with such interventions affects the contemporary Middle East and shapes aspirations for future changes.
We are excited to announce that the symposium will feature a keynote lecture by Dr. Sara
Pursley, Assistant Professor of Middle East and Islamic Studies at New York University's
Department of History. Dr. Pursley is the author of Familiar Futures: Time, Selfhood, and
Sovereignty in Iraq.
To apply, please submit a 250-300 word abstract that describes the main arguments of your
presentation, your methodology, and the connection to the theme by Friday, June 28, 2019
through this Google form: https://forms.gle/Az3aY7VHmsxqvBE38. A limited number of $200
travel grants are available to assist presenters with travel costs.
Please see our attached flyer and if you have any questions, please contact Matt DeMaio at [log in to unmask]
Event Details: 
2019 Graduate Student Symposium
Development, Humanitarianism, and Security in the Middle East: Legacies and Futures
September 20, 2019
8:45 AM - 4:40 PM
Eliot School of International Affairs
1957 E Street NW Room 602
Washington, DC 20052
Best Regards,

Duran Delgadillo
Institute Assistant
Institute for Middle East Studies
Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street NW, Suite 512C
Washington, DC 20052
(202) 994-92
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