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Syria in Context: A Conversation

This event was part one of a two-part event entitled "Taking Refuge" that occurred on March 22, 2017 at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The conversants are Joseph Bahout, visiting lecturer with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Luke Peterson (Global Studies), with introduction by Michael Goodhart (Global Studies).

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Syrian Civil War and the Impact on its Neighbors

Presenter: Faten Ghosn, Associate Professor, International Relations, School of Government & Public Policy and Faculty of the School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies, University of Arizona. Part of the workshop "Breaking Down the Headlines: Understanding the Levant." A preparatory workshop for educator participants of the 2014 Fulbright Hays GPA to Jordan

Discussant: Mais Haddad, Syrian human rights lawyer, working in the field of women's rights and civil society

PowerPoint Presentation: Faten Ghosn, Syrian Civil War and the Impact on its Neighbor

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Palestinian Aspirations and Realities

Presenter: Robert Ross, Assistant Professor of Global Cultural Studies, Point Park University

Part of the Workshop "Breaking Down the Headlines: Understanding the Levant." Sponsored by the Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh and CERIS. A preparatory workshop for educators participating in the 2014 Fulbright Hays GPA to Jordan

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People and Property in Nineteenth-Century Transjordan

Presenter: Safa Saraçoğlu, Associate Professor of History, Bloomsburg University
Part of the Workshop "Breaking Down the Headlines: Understanding the Levant." Sponsored by the Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh and CERIS. A preparatory workshop for educators participating in the 2014 Fulbright Hays GPA to Jordan.

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Citizenship and the Modern Arab State

Citizenship, Identity, and the Modern Arab State, Part of the Breaking Down the Headlines: Understanding the Levant," Professor Mohammed Bamyeh discusses the relationship between citizenship and identity in contemporary Arab countries.

Presenter: Mohammed Bamyeh, Professor of Sociology, University of Pittsburgh

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British Museum's Hajj Exhibition, Hajj Stories

Part of the exhibit at the British Museum is a video of British Muslims telling of their experiences doing the Hajj.

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The History of Terrorism

Published on Jan 30, 2013 at the University of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of History at Birmingham-Southern College, Dr. Randy Law visits the University of Pittsburgh to provide his perspective on the history of terrorism.

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Education and Youth in South Asia

A lecture by Dr. M. Najeeb Shafiq, Associate Professor, School of Education and Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh

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Problems in Establishing Political Legitimacy in Afghanistan

A lecture by Dr. Thomas Barfield, Professor, Department of Anthropology, Boston University

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