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US Foreign Policy and the Modern Middle East

Date : Wed., September 15, 2010 to Thu., September 16, 2010 Category : Butcher History Institute

Topics and Speakers

American Grand Strategy in the Middle East in Historical Perspective

09/15/2010 - 8:40 AM to 10:00 AM

Related Multimedia:

American Grand Strategy in the Middle East in Historical Perspective (audio)

The U.S. and Iran

09/15/2010 - 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

University of Pennsylvania

Related Multimedia:

The U.S. and Iran (audio)

The US and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: An Overview

09/15/2010 - 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM

The U.S. and Iraq

09/15/2010 - 1:45 PM to 3:00 PM
Eric Davis

Rutgers University

Related Multimedia:

The US and Iraq (audio)

Discussion

09/15/2010 - 3:00 PM
Paul Dickler

Senior Fellow - Wachman Center for Civic and International Literacy

The U.S. and Turkey

09/15/2010 - 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Gerald Robbins

Senior Fellow

Related Multimedia:

The U.S. and Turkey (audio)

Teaching about Jihadism and The War on Terror

09/15/2010 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Barak Mendelsohn

Haverford College

Related Article(s):

Teaching about Jihadism and The War on Terror

Related Multimedia:

Teaching about Jihadism and The War on Terror (audio)

How Women are Changing the Middle East

09/15/2010 - 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Isobel Coleman

Council on Foreign Relations

Related Multimedia:

How Women are Changing the Middle East (audio)

The Obama Administration and the Middle East

09/15/2010 - 1:45 PM to 3:00 PM
Barry Rubin

Senior Fellow

Editor, Director of Global Research in International Affairs

Daniel C. Kurtzer

Princeton University

Related Article(s):

A Guide to Teaching About the War on Terrorism

Related Multimedia:

The Obama Administration and the Middle East (audio)

Conclusion

09/15/2010 - 3:00 PM
Alan Luxenberg

Vice President

Paul Dickler

Senior Fellow - Wachman Center for Civic and International Literacy

Location

Venue

Rutgers University

NJ New Brunswick

Registration links

Register Deadline

What Participants Receive: 

Forty participants will be selected to receive:

  • free room and board;
  • assistance in designing curriculum and special projects based on the History Institute;
  • stipends of $300 for well-developed lesson plans for posting on our website that effectively utilize the experience of the weekend conference, or documentation of in-service presentations based on the weekend;
  • partial travel reimbursements (up to $300) for participants outside the vicinity of the conference center;
  • subscription to Orbis, FPRI’s journal of world affairs; E-Notes, FPRI’s weekly bulletin; and Footnotes, FPRI’s bulletin for high school teachers.
  • a certificate of participation in a program offering 12 hours of instruction. In addition, for those interested, college credit is available for a small fee through our cooperating institution, Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

 

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