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Nada El-Kouny and Nova Robinson

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Symposium Report: 'Researching the Middle East and North Africa after 2011: Challenges, Queries, and Questions'

[Eve Troutt Powell (University of Pennsylvania) delivering the keynote address.]

The Middle East Studies Graduate Forum at Rutgers University hosted “Researching the Middle East after 2011: Challenges, Queries, and Questions” on 17 October 2014. The day-long collaborative, interdisciplinary symposium brought twenty scholars from eleven universities together to discuss producing innovative scholarship about the Middle East and North Africa despite social, civil, and political unrest. Many countries in the region have become unstable or untenable research ...

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Nada El-Kouny and Nova Robinson

 

Nada El-Kouny is a PhD candidate in Cultural Anthropology at Rutgers University. She is interested in looking at infrastructure and violence, generations and memory in rural Egypt. Nada is secretary of the Middle East Studies Graduate Forum. Nada also previously worked as a journalist for Ahram Online.

Nova Robinson is a PhD Candidate in History at Rutgers University. Her research explores the history of women's organising in Greater Syria. Nova is founding president of the Middle East Studies Graduate Forum.