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Webinar Presents Lessons on Muslim American History

October 12, 2021

On September 29, 2021, the UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies hosted a webinar for educators, “Muslim American History Modules for the Social Studies Curriculum.” The program featured curricular materials for high school social studies teachers on Muslim … Continued

Analyzing Ancient Animal Remains

July 9, 2021

Animal teeth excavated from Bronze Age cities may answer fundamental questions about how early urban centers operated. From left, graduate student Christine Mikeska and Associate Professor Benjamin Arbuckle from the College of Arts & Sciences’ department of anthropology. (Photo by … Continued

Global Supply Chains: An Interconnected World

March 9, 2021

by Reo Aono, International Society of Business and Foreign Affairs at UNC-Chapel Hill On February 23rd, the Duke UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies sponsored a virtual event titled Global Supply Chains: An Interconnected World. The event aimed to inform … Continued

UNC Alumnus Awarded Pirzada Dissertation Prize in Pakistan Studies

February 18, 2021

Alumnus Ahsan Kamal (Sociology Ph.D ‘19) has been awarded the Pirzada Dissertation Prize in Pakistan Studies for his dissertation, Saving Sindhu: Indus Enclosure and River Defense in Pakistan (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2019). Awarded by the Institute for South … Continued

K-12 Teachers Complete Fellowship on the Middle East and North Africa

January 26, 2021

In December 2020, 15 North Carolina teachers completed the intensive nine-month Middle East and African Cultures Teacher Fellows Program (MEAC) offered by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies and the UNC African Studies Center. The 2020 MEAC program was held virtually, connecting teachers with presenters and communities across North … Continued

Virtual Exchange Program Encourages Teachers in the United States and the Middle East to Collaborate Across Borders

January 15, 2021

The Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies and the University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies (UA CMES) have collaborated to establish the Teachers Collaborating Across Borders Program (TCAB), a unique opportunity for educators from the United States and teachers from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to engage … Continued