Please join Security in Context with the OU Center for Middle East Studies and the OU Center for Peace and Development for, "#YemenCan'tWait: Civil Actors and Justice Work in Yemen," a talk with Stacey Philbrick Yadav.
Rabie Nasser's presentation about a participatory approach to the Syrian Conflict, in the session on "Insecurity in MENA" within the inaugural Security in Context conference titled Landscapes of Insecurity.
While there is a long history of feminist activism in Iran, this new movement is striking in its departure from the more pragmatic and reform-oriented campaigns of the last several decades. The uprising is not against Islam or the choice to wear hijab; rather the protestors are refusing conscription into regimes of patriarchal authority and gender-differentiated citizenship.
In January 2022, an Arabic version of the film Perfect Strangers became the focus of public outrage. The uproar was about more than just a controversial movie, however, and, upon closer analysis, revealed the role of undergarments in the injustice perpetrated against queer subjects.
The Military Industrial Complex and the Middle East: A mutual extortion racket? Jodi Vittori, Samer Abboud, and Omar Dahi discuss different aspects of US foreign policy in the Middle East. Hosted by Clare O'Brien.
This series features short annotated entries on key topics covering politics, history, gender, political economy and culture. The list is meant to be a resource for educators and instructors as well as the interested public.
Firat Demir spoke with Dr. Eric Lob, a member of the SiC multipolarity working group and associate professor of International Relations at Florida International University, about his research on Iran's Foreign Development Agency "Construction Jihad."
Omar Dahi interviewed Bob Vitalis about his latest book "OilCraft: The Myths of Scarcity and Security that Haunt US Foreign Policy", as well as his involvement with Security in Context multipolarity working group through his ongoing research titled "Racism's Raw Materials."