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UNC-Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC United States

October 2022

Conference: “New Faces XXII”

October 7, 2022 | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
UNC-Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map

  The Triangle Institute for Security Studies 23rd annual New Faces conference will showcase the work of six exceptional rising scholars in the field of security studies, giving them an opportunity to present their ongoing research. Presentations run from 8:40am - 5:20pm and lunch is provided for in person attendees. Presentation #5 will be "The Gulf Between Their Wars: Illusory American and Arab Visions of Post–Cold War Middle Eastern Order, 1989-1991," Daniel Chardell (2:50pm-4:00pm).   Register to attend in-person here or online streaming…

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Lecture: Sephardic Studies Lecture with poet Ronny Smock

October 24, 2022 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
UNC-Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC United States + Google Map

Ronny Some was born in Baghdad in 1951 and came to Israel as a young child. He has published 13 volumes of poetry (The last called “so much god “) and two books for children with Shirly Smock. He has been translated into 44 languages. Selections of his poems have appeared in Arabic translation, French, Catalan, Albanian, Italian, Macedonian, Yiddish, Croatian, Nepali, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Spanish, German, Turkish, Russian and English. More info here   Visitor parking options include the Morehead…

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