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Carolina Seminar: “A Discussion of Lebanon” with Prof. Ziad Abu-Rish (Bard College) (Virtual)
April 4, 2022 | 11:15 am - 12:05 pm
UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty, and staff are invited to join us for the Carolina Seminar on Middle East Studies, organized by Prof. Sarah Shields in conjunction with her course, “HIST 276: The Modern Middle East.” Each lecture features a guest expert on contemporary events.
Professor Abu-Rish is a scholar of the modern Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. His research centers around state formation, economic development, and popular mobilizations, particularly in Lebanon and Jordan. His teaching experience includes undergraduate and graduate courses on modern world history; contemporary history; comparative state formation; women, gender, and sexuality in Middle East history; and the Arab uprisings in historical perspective.
Zoom link: https://unc.zoom.us/j/95725866799
Sponsored by the Carolina Seminar on Middle East Studies.