RSVP: IMES Annual Conference - "Reacting to Refugee Crises in the Middle East"

The Project on Middle East Political Science (POMEPS) and
The US Department of Education's Title VI National Resource Center Grant for the Middle East


"Reacting to Refugee Crises in the Middle East: Responses from States, Scholars, and Humanitarian Organizations"

Thursday, April 10, 2014
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Lindner Family Commons
6th Floor, 1957 E St, NW
Elliott School of International Affairs
The George Washington University

Participant Registration and Coffee Bar

Welcoming Remarks
Marc Lynch, The George Washington University

9:10 - 9:45
Opening Remarks
Julie Peteet, University of Louisville

9:45 - 11:15
Panel I: State Responses to Refugee Flows & Displaced Populations
Lamis Abdelaaty, University of California, Santa Cruz
Elizabeth Ferris, the Brookings Institution
Rochelle Davis, Georgetown University

11:15 - 11:30
Coffee Break

11:30 - 1:00
Panel II: Humanitarian Organizations & Responses to Refugee Crises
Geraldine Chatelard, Institut Fran├žais du Proche-Orient
Margot Ellis, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East
Hani Mowafi, Yale Medicine and Amnesty International
Adrienne Fricke, University of California, Davis, Human Rights Initiative

1:00 - 2:00

2:00 - 3:30
Panel III Documenting the Experiences of Refugees and the Displaced
Panelists: Zainab Saleh, Haverford College
Nell Gabiam, Iowa State University
Wendy Pearlman, Northwestern University

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