H-Mideast-Politics, is an academic network where substantive information and analysis can be presented of Middle East current affairs and of its relevance to the foreign policy of states outside the region. The network takes the entire area from Morocco to Malaysia and from Kazakhstan to Somalia as its purview. The emphasis is on contemporary politics.

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H-Net Job Guide from 16 April 2018 to 23 April 2018

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 16 April 2018 to 23 April 2018.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Mideast-Politics.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


Conference: Who's Who: Identities and Alliances in the Shadow of the Arab Uprisings


This conference aims to examine how identities and alliances have evolved in the Arab world since the 2011 uprisings. It will study competing discourses in identity politics and the shifts in alliances across domestic and regional politics.

Book Review: Pomeshchikov on Dewachi, 'Ungovernable Life: Mandatory Medicine and Statecraft in Iraq'

Omar Dewachi. Ungovernable Life: Mandatory Medicine and Statecraft in Iraq. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. 264 pp. From $24.95. ISBN 978-0-80478-445-0.

Reviewed by Roman Pomeshchikov (University of Washington)