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September 2019

Humanities in Class Webinar: “Understanding the Modern Middle East” with Akram Khater (North Carolina State University)

September 24, 2019 | 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
NC State University Raleigh, NC 27695 United States + Google Map

Far too often, the Middle East appears as doubly alien: out of place and out of time. A century of popular culture caricatures, at least two centuries of Orientalist representations, and decades of American military interventions, have all fed into the notion of the Middle East as turmoil-laden, sectarian and tribal pre-modern world. In this webinar, we will go beyond these stereotypes to look at the historical forces that shaped the region across the 20th century, and to understand the…

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