Workshop Program

November 21, 2018

9.00 a.m.  Welcome and Opening by Rory Miller, Georgetown University Qatar

9.15 a.m. 
Panel 1: National Security and Regime Security: The Regional Perspective, Chair:
Clive Jones, Durham University

The Gulf and the Horn: Changing Geographies of Security Interdependence and Competing Visions of Regional Order
Harry Verhoeven, Georgetown University Qatar

Narratives and Rivalries: Explanatory Frameworks for Understanding the MENA Region
Imad Mansour,  Qatar University

Reactive Consolidation: The Limits of Intelligence Sharing on the Regional Level
Rory Miller, Georgetown University Qatar

Changing Intelligence Dynamics in Africa: An Update
Sandy Africa, Department of Political Sciences, University of Pretoria

11.00 a.m.    Coffee Break

11.15 a.m. 
Panel 2: National Security and State Consolidation: Contemporary Challenges, Chair: Harry Verhoeven, GU-Q


Israel as a Securitized State: Themes and Issues
Clive Jones, Durham University                                                         

Vernacular Security and Social Cohesion in Jordan                           
Stacey Gutkowski, King’s College London                                           

Iranian proxies in Syria and Beyond
Walter Posch, National Defense Academy, Austria

The Trajectory of Somali Jihadism
Roland Marchal, Sciences Po

1.00 pm      Lunch

2.30 - 4.30pm  Book Series Discussion (Closed session)