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Conference Schedule

Thursday, May 2

8:30 am: Arrival and breakfast

9:00 am: Welcome

Dr. Peter Wien

9:15 am: "No Remedies but These": Banishment, Refuge, and Regard among the Balga Tribes in Jordan

Dr. Andrew Shryock

10:15 am: Break

10:30 am: Tribes, Patrilineages, Individual Ontology, and States in the Middle East

Dr. Diane King

11:30 am: Social and Political Consequences of Surname Confusion in Saudi Arabia and Iraq

Dr. Nadav Samin

12:30 pm: Lunch Break

2:00 pm: A Geography of Tribes in Yemen

Dr. Charles Schmitz

3:00 pm: Tribalism in Northern Highland Yemen: Tribes, Rulers, and Revolutions

Dr. Marieke Brandt

Friday, May 3

9:00 am: Arrival and breakfast

9:30 am: The Emergence of Tribal Literature in Jordan: History, Nationalism, and Social Upheaval

Dr. Yoav Alon

10:30 am: Break

11:00 am: Playing with Fire: The Impact of Manipulating Tribal Identities by the Authoritarian Regimes on the Civil War in Syria

Dr. Haian Dukhan

12:00 pm: Final Discussion and Lunch


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