BCARS Executive Committee Member, Fateh Azzam, publishes new piece in the Middle East Journal
In a new piece for the Middle East Journal, BCARS Executive Committee Member, Fateh Azzam, writes about Palestinian (non) citizenship and the complex political and legal challenges that Palestinians have faced in their struggle for defining nationality. Read the full-text available through Project Muse, or review the summary of this piece on the BCARS website.
The Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies (BCARS) is an international network in which policy makers, practitioners, and scholars from the U.S., Europe, and Arab Region meet and work collaboratively to advance policy and research, strengthen scholarship in and on the Arab Region, and mentor the next generation of policy analysts and scholars, especially from the Arab Region.
BCARS was founded in 2013 in response to the Arab Uprisings of 2010 and the resulting challenges facing the citizens and governments of the Arab Region. The Uprisings also have presented a crisis for policy makers and scholars alike, compounding the historical and ongoing struggle of the American public to understand Arab cultures, contributions to humanity, and American interests related to the Middle East as a whole.
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