PhD candidate Jihan Mohammed chosen for first Arab Center for Research & Policy Studies Graduate Winter School

January 2, 2020 - Karessa Weir

Mohammed is travelling to Qatar for an intensive 10-day training program designed for PhD candidates and early career scholars at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, part of the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. 

On Monday Jan. 13, Mohammed will present her lecture "A Micro-Level Analysis of Sectarian Discrimination in Iraq."

The Arab Center focuses on the economic, political, social and cultural conditions in the Arab region, provides critical analysis and evaluation of public policy and undertakes research in the challenges that face Arab nations.

The Winter School's objective is to "provide an in-depth and critical look at specifically selected topics in the broader study of the Middle East."  The theme for the 2020 program is "Communitarianism, Sectarianism, and the State."

Scholars are also attending from University College Dublin, Lancaster University, Oxford Univerity, University of Denver and Aurhus University.