Upcoming Events: Middle East

Mon 9/8

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Driven: Saudi Arabian Women Leaders

Date: Mon, September 08, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM

Philippa Kelly, Ph.D., Educator, UC Berkeley; Author; Dramaturg

Dina Ibrahim, Associate Professor of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts, SFSU – Moderator

Dr. Kelly has published widely, including books on Shakespeare and papers on dramaturgy and cultural engagement. She will discuss her work in teaching and leadership at Saudi universities. Kelly's next book will record the experiences of Saudi Arabia's female leaders in a society that is still rigidly masculinist. 

Fri 10/17

Go to Middle East Hotspots: Geopolitics and Stability

Middle East Hotspots: Geopolitics and Stability

Date: Fri, October 17, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM

Benafsheh Keynoush, Ph.D., Middle East Scholar; Lecturer; Media Consultant

Noted Middle East scholar, media analyst, and translator for four Iranian presidents including Hassan Rouhani, Benafsheh Keynoush will present an overview of the troubled Middle East. He will focus on the role of specific states, such as Qatar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Iran, against the background of overarching U.S. interests in the region.

Mon 10/27

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Middle East Discussion Group

Date: Mon, October 27, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend.

Mon 11/24

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Middle East Discussion Group

Date: Mon, November 24, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. 

Mon 12/15

Go to Middle East Discussion Group

Middle East Discussion Group

Date: Mon, December 15, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend.