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2007 Archived Stories

What is Behind the December 11th Bomb Attacks in Algiers?

What is Behind the December 11th Bomb Attacks in Algiers?

By: Dr. Noureddine Jebnoun 2007 has been one of Algeria’s most violent years since the “red decade” of the 1990s ...
Roundtable Assesses Annapolis Meeting

Roundtable Assesses Annapolis Meeting

On December 6, The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies hosted a timely roundtable event to analyze and assess the Annapolis ...
CCAS Occasional Paper- Islamist Political Power in the Margreb

CCAS Occasional Paper- Islamist Political Power in the Margreb

A forthcoming CCAS Occasional Paper by Dr. Noureddine Jebnoun, to be published in December 2007, investigates the nature and extent ...
Challenges, Changes, and Explorations: Summary of a Workshop on New Media in the Arab World

Challenges, Changes, and Explorations: Summary of a Workshop on New Media in the Arab World

As part of the Arab Media Series, the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) hosted the Arab Media Development Symposium ...
Inauguration of the Clovis and Hala Salaam Maksoud Chair in Arab Studies Draws Hundreds

Inauguration of the Clovis and Hala Salaam Maksoud Chair in Arab Studies Draws Hundreds

A standing-room-only audience attended the inauguration of the Clovis and Hala Salaam Maksoud Chair in Arab Studies on October 23rd ...
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Dr. Sherene Seikaly Named the 2007-2008 Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellow at CCAS

Dr. Sherene Seikaly has been named the 2007-2008 Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellow at Georgetown University's Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. She ...
A New Year, and New Faces, at CCAS

A New Year, and New Faces, at CCAS

The offices and common areas of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies are once again abuzz with students, faculty and ...
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CCAS Announces Appointment of Dr. Fida Adely as First Holder of the Maksoud Chair in Arab Studies

Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS) has announced the appointment of Dr. Fida Adely as the first holder ...
Making Hummos bi Tahini in School

Making Hummos bi Tahini in School

Hummos is the word for chick peas in Arabic. Hummos bi Tahini means chick peas with tahini. Tahini is sesame ...
Inaugural Year of Interfaith Arts Festival

Inaugural Year of Interfaith Arts Festival

April 17-21, 2007 the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies joined other campus groups to launch the inaugural year of the ...
Islamist Politics: Contemporary Trajectories in the Arab World

Islamist Politics: Contemporary Trajectories in the Arab World

This year's annual symposium brings together a group of distinguished scholars and specialists from the Middle East, Europe and the ...
Iraq Remembrance Week

Iraq Remembrance Week

On the morning of March 19, 2007, Red Square was covered with chalk tracings of more than fifty human bodies ...
Arabic Flashcards

Arabic Flashcards

One of my classmates here in Qatar often asks me, “Why do you know such random words?” She can’t understand ...
Abu-Lughod counters stereotypes of Arab women

Abu-Lughod counters stereotypes of Arab women

With wire-framed glasses atop her nose, a halo of brown curls framing her face, and her right arm in a ...
An American Teacher in Saudi Arabia

An American Teacher in Saudi Arabia

It could easily have been mistaken for a scene from A Thousand and One Arabian Nights: woven carpets spread under ...