Middle East and Islamic Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Upcoming Events

Oct24

Palestine: Anatomy of an Abyss

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 3:00 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1203

This lecture examines the present crisis of the Palestinian national movement in terms of its various domestic dimensions as well as external challenges. Rabbani offers a discussion of the prospects for Palestinian national reconciliation, the potential for renewed conflict with Israel, and analysis of President Trump's declared objective of pursuing "the ultimate deal.”

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Nov1

Media and the Afterlife of the Arab Uprisings

Film and Media Studies

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Research Hall, 163

This panel brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to discuss the afterlife of media and the Arab Uprisings. It interrogates the images, political dynamics, and cultural forms that have emerged in the years since Bouazizi, Tahrir, and Asad became familiar names beyond the Middle East.

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Nov1

Media and the Afterlife of the Arab Uprisings

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 5:30 PM
Research Hall, 163

This panel brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars to discuss the aftermath of media and the Arab Uprisings. It interrogates the images, political dynamics, and cultural forms that have emerged in the years since Bouazizi, Tahrir, and Asad became familiar names beyond the Middle East.

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