Message from the President

Founded in April 2010, AALIMS reached a milestone at its third anniversary. As a sign of becoming an established organization, we have experienced our first “change of the guard.” 

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Upcoming Conferences

AALIMS-NYUAD Graduate Student Workshop

Date: February 16-17, 2019

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Location: NYU Abu Dhabi Institute, NYUAD

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All sessions are free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. 


2019 Annual Conference Organizing Committee

Timur Kuran (Duke University)

Christopher Paik (NYUAD), co-chair

Melina Platas (NYUAD), co-chair



Saturday, February 16, 2019

8:25-10:00 Norms and Politics

Chair: Christopher Paik (NYUAD)

David Romney (Harvard University),
" Frames for Ingroup Policing: Evidence from Two Group-based Experiments in Israel"

Amjad Khan (George Washington University),
 "Islam, Institutions and Child Investment: Identifying Cultural and Political Roots of Gender Differences"

10-10:15 BREAK (A6 Atrium)

10:15-12:30 Identities and Dissent

Chair: Mahmoud El-Gamal (Rice University)

Scott Williamson (Stanford University),
"The King Can Do No Wrong: Delegation and Blame Avoidance in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan"

Killian Clarke (Princeton University),
"Overthrowing Revolution: The Emergence and Success of Counterrevolution, 1900-2015"

Alexandra Blackman (Stanford University),
"Ideological Responses to Settler Colonialism: Political Identities in Post-Independence Tunisia"

12:30-1:25 LUNCH BREAK (Torch Club, D2)




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