Publications

  • Policy Analysis
    Palestine/IsraelEducation and Development

    The Politics of Palestinian Universities

    Sep 8, 2023Yara M. Asi

    Many have argued that in the absence of a unified Palestinian liberation movement, and even of the ability to participate in the current mechanisms of governan…

  • 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…

Multimedia

  • 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…

  • Podcast
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    Boycott and Repression

    Jun 6, 2022

    Julia Bacha and Yousef Munayyer discuss the new film titled "Boycott," which explores the legal challenges faced by Americans who are asked to sign anti-BDS pl…

  • 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…

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 …

Experts

Hamid Dabashi
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Hamid Dabashi

Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature
Mohammed Cherkaoui
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Mohammed Cherkaoui

Adjunct Faculty, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Radwan Ziadeh
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Radwan Ziadeh

Senior Fellow
Sahar Khamis
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Sahar Khamis

Associate Professor, Department of Communication
Sheila Carapico
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Sheila Carapico

Professor of Political Science and International Studies