The Middle East Today: The Good, the Bad and the Unexpected

Top Pick September 4, 2019 Waltham Free
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Join us for an exciting panel discussion! Our experts will highlight developments, ideas and happenings that are often overlooked in the global conversation about the region.

This event is free and open to the public; delicious Middle Eastern fare will be served.


  • Maryam Alemzadeh, Harold Grinspoon Junior Research Fellow
  • Gökçe Günel, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Rice University, Sabbatical Fellow
  • Pascal Menoret, Renée and Lester Crown Professor of Modern Middle East Studies
  • Amy Singer, Sylvia K. Hassenfeld Professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Faculty Affiliate


  • Naghmeh Sohrabi, Director for Research, Charles (Corky) Goodman Professor of Middle East History
  • David Siddhartha Patel, Associate Director for Research

Opening remarks:

  • Gary Samore, Crown Family Director, Professor of the Practice of Politics

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Brandeis University
415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453

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