Welcome to CSAMES to the University of Illinois

Indian Ocean Conference and Teacher Workshop

Oct. 16-18, 2014

Click here for conference details and workshop poster.
Click here for conference poster.

Join us for our Brown Bag Lectures!
Mondays at 12:00 PM in Lucy Ellis Lounge
Foreign Languages Building
707 S. Mathews, Urbana
Pizza and soda will be served!

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Upcoming Events

CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Food Security in the Arab World: Challenges and Opportunities
10/27/2014, 12:00 pm
Speaking: Gouda Abdel-Khalek: Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University
Center for Advanced Study/MillerComm 2015: What Varies and What Does Not Across Civil Wars; Comparing the Greek Civil War to the Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria
10/29/2014, 4:00 pm
Speaking: Professor Stathis Kalyvas, Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Sciences & Director of the Program on Order, Conflict and Violence, Yale University
CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: The Hindutva Revolution Will Be Televised, Tweeted, and Webcast: Texts, Exegeses, and Poitics in the Public Sphere in 21st-Century India
11/3/2014, 12:00 pm
Speaking: Rini Bhattacharya Mehta: Assistant Professor, Program in Comparative and World Literature
CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: Turkey's New Foreign Policy and the Middle East
11/10/2014, 12:00 pm
Speaking: Ramazan Erdag: Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Department of International Relations, Turkey
CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: The Impacts of Exporting: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Egypt
11/17/2014, 12:00 pm
Speaking: Adam Osman: Assistant Professor, Economics

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News & Announcements

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi receives Conrad Humanities Scholar award

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Posted Tue, 09 Sep 2014

New book by Professor Linda Herrera--Revolution in the Age of Social Media: The Egyptian Popular Insurrection and the Internet. Published by Verso, 2014.

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Posted Tue, 12 Aug 2014

Statement from the CSAMES Executive Committee on the firing of Dr. Steven Salaita

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Posted Mon, 11 Aug 2014

Varanasi ghats report

Amita Sinha and her students in Landscape Architecture did a site workshop in Varanasi in January 2014 on the restoration of ghats and developed their proposals in the spring semester studio. The goals of the project are to assess the cultural heritage of the ghats and to develop a socially and environmentally sustainable vision for their landscape conservation.

For the complete report, click here


Posted Fri, 01 Aug 2014

Linda Herrera, Wired Citizenship: Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East

Posted Wed, 18 Jun 2014

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