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Since 2018 the Council on Middle East Studies has been partnering with Yale’s Pathways to Arts Humanities to bring dynamic Middle East programming to area high school...
The following interview is part of the Council on Middle East Studies’ Alumni Spotlight series featuring graduates from the Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Middle East Studies....
President Trump in April 2017 with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi, whom he called his “favorite dictator.” (Andrew Harnik / Associated Press)
The following Op-Ed written by Elizabeth R. Nugent appeared in the Los Angeles Times on January 29. Polarization lurks behind many of the political crises that define the...
During the COVID-19 pandemic people across the world have adopted increasingly digital lifestyles. They stream movies, attend Zoom meetings, and sweat through online exercise...
Elizabeth Nugent
The 2011 Arab Spring set both Tunisia and Egypt on a course toward democratization, but their trajectories soon diverged.  Tunisian political elites have since cooperated in...
Katherine Zimmerman ‘09
The following interview is part of the Council on Middle East Studies’ Alumni Spotlight series featuring graduates from the Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Middle East Studies....
In the following article that appears in today’s Literary Hub, Alan Mikhail, professor of history and chair of the Department of History at Yale University, considers the...