Middle East Dialogues

24 Sep 2014


The Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh presents Middle East Dialogues…a 3-part series of video-conference discussions with college students at American University in Cairo

10 AM
4217 Posvar Hall
University of Pittsburgh

CERIS institutions can participate via video-conference.

Dialogue participants are asked to a read selected short articles prior to each discussion so they can actively participate in the dialogue.

Dr. Luke Peterson, UCIS Visiting Professor in Contemporary International Issues, University of Pittsburgh and Dr. Riham Bahi, Assistant Professor at American University in Cairo will moderate each session.

The topics for each discussion are as follows:

September 24 – Egypt and Israel, Occupation and War: Gaza in 2014

Factsheet: Egyptian role in the Siege of Gaza, Factsheet Series No. 62, Created April, 2009, Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East
The Real "Siege" of the Gaza Strip, by Khaled Abu Toameh, August 12, 2014http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4599/siege-of-gaza

October 15 – State and Police Violence: Revolution and Change
Suggested Readings: TBA

October 22 – Islam in the 21st Century: Views from East and West
Suggested Readings: TBA

If you have questions contact Elaine Linn at eel58@pitt.edu

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center, Univeristy of Pittsburgh, CERIS
Elaine Linn
4217 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Target Audience: 
Elementary and Secondary Education
Higher Education
Presenter Type: 
Undergraduate Student
Faculty of Institution