PRESENTATIONS

2020  "Rethinking local agency in

          late imperial contexts: rural

          tribes and British state-

          building in Mandate-era

          Iraq."

              Iraqi Studies: Past,

              Present, and Future,

              Columbia University,

              NY, 28-29 February, 1920.

 

2019   “Making the ‘other’ illegal: Criminalization of Iranian nationals in northern Iraq, 1918-1988.”

              Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 14-17 November, 2019.

2019   "Bordering the Shammar: A Study in Tribal Politics and Policy in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Syria in the

          Inter-war Period."

              BORDERS Workshop, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 10-11 October 2019.

2018   “The origins and development of Iraq’s boundaries: Policing the movement of Arab Bedouin tribes along

          the Nejd and Syrian borderlands, 1920-1928.”

              MESA, San Antonio, TX, November 15-18, 2018.

 

2018   “Preliminary Conclusions About the Border Formation Process in Mandate Iraq, 1920-1932.”

              Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshop, The University of Chicago, February 7, 2018.

 

2017   “Raiders, Refugees, and Resettlement: Managing Tribal Populations in the Kuwait-Nejd-Iraq Border Zone,

          1924-1925.”

              3rd Gulf Studies Symposium, Center for Gulf Studies, American University of Kuwait, Kuwait City,

              March 17-19, 2017.

 

2017   “Border Guards and Bedouin: Transnational Enforcement Regimes on the Iraq-Syria Frontier, 1924-1928.”

              MEHAT Workshop, The University of Chicago, February 22, 2017.

 

2016   “The State-Building Function of Border Outposts Along the Iraq-Najd Frontier, 1918-1932.”

              MESA, Boston, MA, November 17-20, 2016.

 

2015   “Rivers and Ruins: The British imperial episteme of Iraq’s geo-space.”

              MESA, Denver, CO, October 21-24, 2015.

              Sponsored by The American Academic Research Institute in Iraq.

 

2015   “Iraq’s Borders as Historical Texts: The Conditions of Imperial State-building, 1920-1932.”

              MEHAT Annual Conference, University of Chicago, May 1-2, 2015.

 

2015   “The Origins and Development of Iraq’s National Boundaries, 1918-1932.”

              MEHAT Workshop, University of Chicago, February 19, 2015.

 

2013   “Ba'athist Frontier Ideology: Analyzing the Deportation of Iranian Nationals from Iraq, 1971-72.”

              MESA, New Orleans, LA, October 10-13, 2013.

 

2012   “The Constructive Role of Treason Law in Mandate Iraq.”

              MEHAT Annual Conference, University of Chicago, May 4-6 2012.

 

2009  “History in Translation: English-Language Propaganda from the Iran-Iraq War, 1980 to 1984.”

              MEHAT Annual Conference, University of Chicago, May 8-9, 2009.

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MESA 2015. Image courtesy of The American Academic Research Institute in Iraq.

​© 2018 by Carl Bryant Shook.

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