Topic: Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Government Professor to Examine Source of Violence and Urge Diplomacy in Egypt

Aug. 15, 2012

Jason Brownlee, associate professor in the Departments of Government and Middle Eastern Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a $109,484 grant to examine peace-building efforts in Egypt. The funding, provided by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), will enable Brownlee to determine whether the rise in Egypt's anti-Coptic violence comes from underlying social tensions or from lack of government interventions.

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Professor Aaron Bar-Adon created Hebrew linguistics field

Dec. 21, 2011
Professor Aaron Bar-Adon created Hebrew linguistics field

The scholar and teacher was elected to the Academy of the Hebrew Language in November for his seminal contributions to Hebrew studies.

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Arab Spring Expert Guide

Dec. 19, 2011

Cultural and Political Revolution

Samer Ali
Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies
512-471-3881
saali@mail.utexas.edu

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Humanities and the military

Nov. 10, 2011
Christian Glakas (in white) acts as an interpreter between solidiers and graduate students acting as Afghans in a role

Middle Eastern Studies scholars trained soldiers bound for Afghanistan in a recent role-playing language and culture workshop at Camp Mabry.

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Is America safer since 9/11?

Sept. 2, 2011
Is America safer since 9/11?

Professor Ami Pedahzur offers several reasons why the United States should feel confident and optimistic about the struggle against terrorism.

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