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Workshop: Reflections on the Contemporary Middle East

  • Saieh Hall 021 5757 S University Ave Chicago, IL, 60637 United States (map)

We invite you to join us for a discussion on the contemporary Middle East. Drawing upon a range of geopolitical perspectives on Iran, Israel/Palestine, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen, our panelists will reflect on issues such as the relationship between domestic and regional politics, the apparent deepening of sectarian affiliations, proxy war(s) and the legacy of US intervention in the region. 

Presenters include:

Alireza Doostdar (Divinity)
Hakan Karateke (NELC/CMES)
John Mearsheimer (Political Science)
Lisa Wedeen (Political Science / 3CT)

Presentations will be followed by an audience Q&A. Event co-sponsored by 3CT and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies.