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    This Election's No Cause for Celebration

    CCAS Carnegie Centennial Fellow Lahouari Addi critiques Algeria’s political system as it holds what is essentially a rigged presidential election.

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    Did Palestinian Arabs Really Oppose the Ottomans?

    CCAS Carnegie Centennial Fellow Saleh Abdel Jawad spoke at CCAS on April 14, 2014, challenging common notions about Palestinian opposition to the Ottomans during World War I.

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    Revisiting Two Different Ways of Studying Islam

    On April 9, 2014, Dr. Lahouari Addi delivered a lecture at CCAS comparing the methodologies of anthropologists Clifford Geertz and Ernest Gellner during their study of Islam in Morocco during the 1950s and 1960s.

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    Promoting Children's Rights in Palestine

    On March 27, 2014, Sulieman Mleahat, ANERA's education program manager, and Brad Parker, an advocacy officer and attorney for DCIP, spoke at CCAS about the challenges facing children in Palestine today.

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    Making Progress in Saudi Arabia

    Prince Turki al-Faisal spoke at CCAS on March 26, 2014 about the progress of educational initiatives in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Jadaliyya: An independent ezine produced by ASI (Arab Studies Institute), the umbrella organization that produces Arab Studies Journal and runs the Documentary Film Collective 'Quilting Point.' National Resource Center on the Middle East: CCAS houses this U.S. Department of Education Title VI Center at Georgetown. Palestine Poster Project: An archive of some 3,000 Palestine posters from myriad sources.

 

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Enter from the Georgetown University main gates at 37th and O streets. Take the path to the right which will bring you directly to a red brick building, the Intercultural Center (ICC). Enter the main doors and turn left. Take the stairs or the elevators down one level to the second floor. Go straight out of the elevator, and turn left at the first hallway. The wooden double doors at the end of this hallway mark the entrance to the Center. Feel free to contact the Center at 202-687-5793 if you have any trouble locating the offices.

For a map of Georgetown and the location of the ICC, see the icon "Maps & Directions" below. Click here for information on parking at Georgetown, and here for a schedule of the G2 bus, which stops right outside of Georgetown's gates. Click here for a schedule of the Georgetown University Transportation System (GUTS Bus), which runs from the Rosslyn and DuPont Circle Metro stations to Georgetown University.

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