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April 2018

Conference: “Mjaddarah” to “Fatti de Luxe”: Food and Middle Eastern Diasporas

April 5, 2018 - April 7, 2018

  April 5-7, 2018     Details about the conference and requirements for paper proposal submissions are provided through the link below. The conference is co-hosted by Dr. Akram Khater (North Carolina State University-Khayrallah Center) and Dr. Gary Nabhan (University of Arizona-Center for Regional Food Studies). Paper proposals are due Friday, November 3, 2017 and may be emailed to Akram Khater at Successful applicants will be informed by Friday, November 17, 2017.   For more information, please see: Contact Info: questions may be…

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Conference: The 2003 Iraq War: Key Intelligence Failures and Fixes

April 14, 2018 | 8:00 am - 5:15 pm
North Carolina Central University, North Carolina Central University
Durham, NC United States
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Join us for a day long symposium reflecting on intelligence issues surrounding the 2003 Iraq War.  Did we get the intelligence that led us to war wrong? If so, why? Were our intelligence reforms effective?  What are the implications of these reforms for our current intelligence estimates in the region? Click here for the CONFERENCE PROGRAM. Click here to Register Now! For more information, please visit here. Keynote: Robert Jervis/ Turner Law School, North Carolina Central University campus. Registration information pending. Sponsored by…

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Adventures in Ideas Weekend Seminar: Whatever Happened to Global Diplomacy?

April 20, 2018 | 4:30 pm - April 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm
Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States + Google Map

Older systems and methods of international diplomacy are giving way to a growing populist disdain for careful diplomatic negotiations. Complex problems are often reduced to superficial statements in the mass media or to simple tweets that ignore the history of past events. What has happened to the traditions of global diplomacy? This seminar will examine this question through the perspectives of leading historians and public policy scholars who will analyze past diplomatic strategies as well as recent changes in transnational…

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