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Webinars & Events

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Repression of Palestine Activism amid the War on Gaza

    Dec 12, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

    Experts discuss recent trends in repressing Palestine activism, strategies for defending the rights of dissenters, and expected future measures to silence Pale…

  • Webinar
    Media and Technology

    Women’s Digital Activism and the Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East

    Apr 11, 2023

    Experts discuss women’s social media activism in the Middle East and analyze the strategies, methods, achievements, and obstacles women face in different count…

  • Panel Discussions
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    The Targeting of Palestine Activism in the United States: Suppression of American Constitutional Rights

    May 26, 2022

    This webinar discusses the efforts to suppress and criminalize the movement for Palestinian rights in the United States and the implications of those measures …

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Latest Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    American Student Protest Movements, Then and Now

    May 10, 2024Rami G. Khouri

    Watching university students protest in the United States over the past three weeks begs the question of whether they will end American support for Israel’s ge…

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Although Limited, Arab Public Protests Against the War in Gaza Continue

    Apr 30, 2024Dana El Kurd

    Seven months into Israel’s violence in Gaza—which has credibly been identified as an active genocide—the Middle East has teetered on the brink of chaos. Unders…

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  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Repression of Palestine Activism amid the War on Gaza

    Dec 12, 2023

    Experts discuss recent trends in repressing Palestine activism, strategies for defending the rights of dissenters, and expected future measures to silence Pale…

  • Event Video
    Protests and Activism

    Women’s Digital Activism and the Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East

    Apr 11, 2023

    On April 11, 2023, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) organized a webinar titled, “Women’s Digital Activism and the Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East.” Pa…

  • Expert Interview
    SyriaReligion and Politics

    Islamists in the Syrian Revolution

    Feb 16, 2022

    Imad K. Harb and Hamzah Almustafa discuss the role of Islamists in the Syrian revolution. Almustafa is Director of Syria TV in Istanbul. Harb is the Director o…

  • Event Video
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Israel’s Continuing Policy of Palestinian Dispossession: From Sheikh Jarrah to Al-Naqab

    Jan 27, 2022

    Experts discuss the volatile situation in the Naqab in the context of Israel’s larger and ongoing policy of displacement and dispossession against Palestinians…

  • Expert Interview
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq Today and Future Prospects

    Mar 19, 2020

    Imad K. Harb interviews Abbas Kadhim discussing Iraq today and future prospects.

  • "In 2 Minutes" Series
    LebanonProtests and Activism

    In 2 Minutes: The Hassan Diab Government and the Lebanon Protests

    Jan 28, 2020Imad K. Harb

    Imad K. Harb comments on the new Lebanese government headed by Hassan Diab and the future of Lebanon protests.

  • Event Video
    LebanonProtests and Activism

    Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change

    Dec 11, 2019Imad K. Harb

    On December 10, 2019, Arab Center Washington DC (ACW) organized a panel at the National Press Club titled “Lebanon’s Protests and Prospects for Change.”

  • Event Video
    AlgeriaDemocracy and Governance

    Algeria’s Protests and the Prospects for Change

    Apr 4, 2019Tamara Kharroub

    On April 4, 2019, Arab Center Washington DC hosted a panel discussion at the National Press Club titled “Algeria’s Protests and the Prospects for Change.” It f…

  • Video
    JordanDemocracy and Governance

    The Crisis in Jordan: Political and Economic Implications

    Jun 14, 2018

    Arab Center Washington DC held a briefing on the recent protests in Jordan and their implications on regional and international politics. The speakers included…

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    Gaza Protests in Context

    Apr 6, 2018

    April 6, 2018

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Current Openings FTE

Current Openings

Fellow for US Government Affairs

Arab Center Washington DC is hiring a Fellow for US Government Affairs, based in Washington, DC, on a full-time basis.

The Fellow for US Government Affairs will monitor activities in the three branches of the US government (Congress, the White House and Executive Branch, and the Judicial Branch) and prepare a weekly report (Washington Policy Weekly) of all activities pertaining to the Middle East. The fellow will provide Arab Center executives and researchers with daily analyses of legislative and policy issues related to US policy in the Middle East. S/he will initiate and maintain regular contact and professional relationships with relevant congressional staff serving on the foreign affairs committees and other committees or subcommittees dealing with Arab world and Middle East issues as well as with federal government employees at relevant agencies and departments.

Deadline: August 31, 2021.
Salary commensurate with experience.

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  • From our Affiliates
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    On Antisemitism and the Student Protests

    May 23, 2024Azmi Bishara

    An Israeli sociologist counts herself among the peace camp and yet considers student anti-war protests to be motivated by deep-seated Christian antisemitism or…

  • From our Affiliates
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    What do the US Student Encampments Mean for the Democrats?

    May 14, 2024Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    Universities across the United States, including Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and UC Berkeley, have transformed into scenes of protest against the ongoing Israeli …

  • Policy Analysis
    IranProtests and Activism

    Iranian Protests and the Crisis of Free Speech

    Feb 23, 2023Kourosh Ziabari

    There is consensus among scholars and observers that the protests that erupted in Iran in September 2022 represent a defining moment in the contemporary histor…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranProtests and Activism

    Iran’s Protracted Protests Represent a Broad Rejection of the Status Quo

    Jan 17, 2023Kourosh Ziabari

    Over the past four months, the international community has been heaping praise on the Iranian people for their audacious uprising, which has been challenging t…

  • Book Review
    TunisiaProtests and Activism

    Understanding Revolutions – Opening Acts in Tunisia by Azmi Bishara

    Sep 21, 2022Mouldi Lahmar

    The first decade since the onset "Arab Spring" has occasioned tens of thousands of articles, books and studies; thousands of academic seminars and conferences;…

  • Press Releases
    TunisiaProtests and Activism

    New Book: Understanding Revolutions – Opening Acts in Tunisia

    Jul 25, 2022Azmi Bishara

    The first book in the Understanding Revolutions trilogy by Azmi Bishara is now available. Based on empirical and theoretical investigation, and original insigh…

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    A Coup Cannot Serve Two Masters

    Feb 22, 2022Kholood Khair

    After a two-year experiment in civilian-military power-sharing, Sudan’s military took over on October 25, 2021 in another bid to govern the country alone. Afte…

  • Viewpoint
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan’s Revolution Must Be Allowed to Continue

    Jan 4, 2022Imad K. Harb

    In a move that reflected his failure to garner the support of the Sudanese public, Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok submitted his resignation on January 2…

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Homepage – Levant Feed

  • From our Affiliates
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    On Antisemitism and the Student Protests

    May 23, 2024Azmi Bishara

    An Israeli sociologist counts herself among the peace camp and yet considers student anti-war protests to be motivated by deep-seated Christian antisemitism or…

  • From our Affiliates
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    What do the US Student Encampments Mean for the Democrats?

    May 14, 2024Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies

    Universities across the United States, including Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and UC Berkeley, have transformed into scenes of protest against the ongoing Israeli …

Homepage – North Africa Feed

  • Book Review
    TunisiaProtests and Activism

    Understanding Revolutions – Opening Acts in Tunisia by Azmi Bishara

    Sep 21, 2022Mouldi Lahmar

    The first decade since the onset "Arab Spring" has occasioned tens of thousands of articles, books and studies; thousands of academic seminars and conferences;…

  • Press Releases
    TunisiaProtests and Activism

    New Book: Understanding Revolutions – Opening Acts in Tunisia

    Jul 25, 2022Azmi Bishara

    The first book in the Understanding Revolutions trilogy by Azmi Bishara is now available. Based on empirical and theoretical investigation, and original insigh…

Homepage – The Arabian Peninsula and The Gulf Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    IranProtests and Activism

    Iranian Protests and the Crisis of Free Speech

    Feb 23, 2023Kourosh Ziabari

    There is consensus among scholars and observers that the protests that erupted in Iran in September 2022 represent a defining moment in the contemporary histor…

  • Policy Analysis
    IranProtests and Activism

    Iran’s Protracted Protests Represent a Broad Rejection of the Status Quo

    Jan 17, 2023Kourosh Ziabari

    Over the past four months, the international community has been heaping praise on the Iranian people for their audacious uprising, which has been challenging t…

Homepage – The Horn of Africa Feed

  • Policy Analysis
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    A Coup Cannot Serve Two Masters

    Feb 22, 2022Kholood Khair

    After a two-year experiment in civilian-military power-sharing, Sudan’s military took over on October 25, 2021 in another bid to govern the country alone. Afte…

  • Viewpoint
    SudanDemocracy and Governance

    Sudan’s Revolution Must Be Allowed to Continue

    Jan 4, 2022Imad K. Harb

    In a move that reflected his failure to garner the support of the Sudanese public, Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok submitted his resignation on January 2…

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Affiliated Centers

ACW is affiliated with the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies(ACRPS) and it's network of research centers around the world. Headquartered in Doha, Qatar, ACRPS is one of the premier independent research institutes in the Arab region.