December 2012

Oil, Earthquakes, and Declining Science in Arabia

Fri, Dec 7 2012 - 12:00pm

Oil, Earthquakes and Declining Science in Arabia

Dr. Muawia Barazangi, Professor Emeritus, Cornell University; Ph.D Seismology
Richard Cardwell, Academic; Former Senior Geophysicist, Chevron - Moderator

How do natural resources and geologic features affect the course of Middle East history and geopolitics? Barazangi highlights the critical importance of better understanding Islamic history and cultures of the Arab/Persian region, which has the world's largest oil reserves. Read more »