Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

MES Senior Paper Presentation Day 2019

Monday, May 6, 2019

10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Kim Koo Library, 111 Thayer Street

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Graduating seniors will present their honors thesis or capstone papers. View MES Senior Paper Presentation Day 2019 program.

Thesis
Margaret Follett – “Such a Method of Doing Business”: Local Shipping Agents, the Hajj, and the Divide between Corporate and Colonial Priorities in late 1870s Jeddah

Anna Murphy – The Tyranny of the Tabloids: Identifying methods of exclusion in press coverage of British Muslims

Capstone
Alexander Samaha – Sex, Power, and the State: Assessing the Policing of Queerness in the Contemporary Middle East

Rakan Aboneaaj – Social Statelessness in the Palestinian Diaspora: Application and Implications of a New Conceptualization of Statelessness

Jessica Murphy – Displacement and Emplacement: Demonstrations of Solidarity in Response to the "Travel Ban"

Middle East Studies