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Middle East Law and Governance

Middle East Law and Governance

Middle East Law and Governance (MELG) is a peer-reviewed journal for scholarly analysis on issues pertaining to governance and social, economic, and ideological transformation in the MENA region. On the podcast, we talk to contributors to the journal about their work and current events in the region.


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Episode 10 - The Rise of Independent Women Candidates in the MENA with Dr. Bozena Welborne

In this episode, we speak with Bozena Welborne about her upcoming article in MELG, "On Their Own? Women Running as Independent Candidates in the Middle East, in which she examines the growing number of women running as independent electoral candidates in the Middle East.
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Episode 9 - The Everyday Politics of Bakeries in Jordan with Dr. José Ciro Martínez

In this episode, we speak with José Ciro Martínez about his 2018 MELG article, "Site of Resistance or Apparatus of Acquiescence? Tactics at the Bakery" as well as some more recent develops in Jordan around bread politics and COVID-19. Martinez's article (which is open access) is available here:
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Episode 8 - The Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood with Dr. Joas Wagemakers

In this episode, we speak with Joas Wagemakers about the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan, its historical evolution, and the splits that have emerged within the movement. Joas recently published an article in MELG focusing specifically on the divergent responses of the Brotherhood to the "Arab Spring". The article is available here:
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Episode 7 - Strategies of Moderation in the Middle East with Dr. Annelle Sheline

In this episode, we speak with Annelle Sheline about her recent article in which she demonstrates how Middle East monarchies have used the label of "moderate" as a reputation strategy. Her article is available to read here:
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Episode 6 - Studying Politics and Protests in the Middle East with Dr. Jillian Schwedler

In this episode, we speak with Dr. Jillian Schwedler about different approaches to studying politics and protests in the Middle East, with a specific focus on protests in Jordan.
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Episode 5 - The Politics of Sound and the Arab Uprisings with Dr. Michelle Weitzel

In this episode, we speak with Michelle Weitzel about soundscapes, affect, emotions, the Arab Uprisings, and her recent article in MELG: "Engineering Affect: Street Politics and Microfoundations of Governance", which can be found here:
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Episode 4 - Power Sharing and Protests in Lebanon with Dr. Carmen Geha

In this episode, we talk with AUB's Dr. Carmen Geha about the resilience of the power sharing system in Lebanon and the effects of the current protests on that system. Dr. Geha wrote an article about the resilience of the power sharing system for MELG, which can be accessed here:
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Episode 3 - Sectarianism with Dr. Simon Mabon

In this episode of the podcast, we are joined by Dr. Simon Mabon to discusses sectarianism and his recent article in MELG where he focuses on the regulation of sect-based identities in Bahrain and Iraq. The article can be found here:
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Episode 2 - Studying Islam and Muslims with Dr. Anver Emon

In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Anver Emon to Discuss prevalent approaches to studying Islam and Muslims and his suggested way forward. He recently authored a fieldnote on this topic for MELG:
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Episode 1 - Interview with MELG Editor-In-Chief Dr. Janine A. Clark

In this episode, we sit down with MELG's new Editor-In-Chief, Dr. Janine A. Clark, to discuss the future of MELG and opportunities to engage with the journal.
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