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Global Middle East Workshop

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Center for Advanced Study; Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies; Center for Global Studies; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; College of Education; Department of Political Science; Department of Sociology; European Union Center; LAS Global Studies Program; The Program in Arms Control and Domestic and International Security; Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program
Location
Conference Room 210 (2nd floor), Levis Faculty Center, 919 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Date
Jan 26, 2018   9:00 am - 3:30 pm  
Speaker
Robert Morrison, Bowdoin College; Elliot Colla, Georgetown University; Sinan Antoon, New York University; Kamran Rastegar, Tufts University; Ted Swedenburg, University of Arkansas; Waleed Hazbun, American University of Beirut; Ilana Feldman, George Washington University
Cost
Free and open to all.
Contact
Jovita Terpetschnig
E-Mail
csames@illinois.edu
Phone
217-244-7331
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Originating Calendar
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Global Middle East Workshop

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

Friday, January 26, 2018

 

9:00-9:10 am   Welcome

Hadi Salehi Esfahani, Director of Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, UIUC

9:10-9:20 am   Introduction

Asef Bayat, Professor of Sociology, UIUC

Linda Herrera, Professor of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, College of Education, UIUC

9:20-10:20 am Panel 1: Science and Philosophy

Chair: Hadi Esfahani, Director of Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, UIUC

            Robert Morrison: “Algebra, Alchemy, Astronomy”

George Lincoln Skolfield Jr. Professor of Religion, Bowdoin College

            Linda Herrera: “Seyla Benhabib Cosmopolitanism”

            Professor of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, College of Education, UIUC

10:20-10:30 am  Coffee Break

10:30 -12:00 pm Panel II: The Arts

Chair: Linda Herrera, Professor of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, College

of Education, UIUC

Ted Swedenberg: “Palestinian Kufiyya”

Professor of Anthropology, University of Arkansas

Sinan Antoon: “Zaha Hadid the Architect”

Associate Professor of Arabic Studies, New York University

Kamran Rastegar: “Middle Eastern Cinema”

Associate Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature, Tufts University

12:00-1:30 pm Lunch Break

1:30-2:30 pm  Panel III: On the Move

Chair: Asef Bayat, Professor of Sociology, UIUC

Waleed Hazbun: “Travel and Tourism”

Associate Professor of Political Science, American University of Beirut

John Karam: “Levant in Latin America”

Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UIUC

2:30-3:30 pm  Panel IV: Politics

Chair: Ghassan Moussawi, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, UIUC

            Illana Feldman, BDS and the Global Palestine Solidarity Movement”

Professor of Anthropology, History & International Affairs, George Washington University

Asef Bayat: “Global Tahrir”

Professor of Sociology, UIUC

3:30-4:00 pm   End of Conference/Coffee Break

4:00-5:30 pm               Closed meeting with workshop participants

6:30 pm                       Dinner, Big Grove Tavern

Organized by

Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES)

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