CIRS Book Launch: Contemporary Politics in the Middle East

CIRS Dialogue Series

Book Launch

Contemporary Politics in the Middle East




Beverley Milton-Edwards

Wednesday March 21st, 2018

6:00 p.m.


CIRS Conference Room

Georgetown University in Qatar

Education City


The lecture will be followed by a reception

Photo identification is required to gain entry to the Georgetown Building

To register please RSVP here or call 4457 8400


Beverley Milton-Edwards is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center. She is also a professor of politics at Queen’s University Belfast and Security Theme Leader at the Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice. Her research focuses on security sector governance in the Middle East and the challenges of political Islam. Milton-Edwards is known for having pioneered both scholarship and practice in the field of conflict management, including ceasefires. From 2006 to 2010, she was the principal investigator to the European Union’s Civil Police Mission to the Palestinian Territories Program. Her recent books include: The Muslim Brotherhood, the Arab Spring and its Future Face (2016), Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945 (2013), Jordan: A Hashemite Legacy (2012), The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A People’s War (2011), and HAMAS - The Islamic Resistance Movement (2010).