Interesting webcasts from a conference held as part of the Engaged Scholarship Workshops organized by Brown University’s Middle East Studies. The presentations consider how social scientists working in conflict war zones have interacted with the military. It covers the use of military technology, social relations, ethics and research methods. Case study examples include: archaeologists in Libya and the work of the Commission on the Engagement of Anthropologists with US Security and Intelligence Community in the wake of 9/11. Videos of the event can be viewed in full online.