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2013 Archived Stories

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Image Makeover

Interview by Steven Gertz On September 5, 2013, Qatar Postdoctoral Fellow Adel Iskandar delivered a lecture at CCAS about his ...
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An Atypical Orientalist?

By Steven Gertz Nadia Abdulhadi-Sukhtian, wife of CCAS Board Member Ghiath Sukhtian, has carefully translated the work of a German ...
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New Post-Doctoral Fellowship Established

CCAS is pleased to announce a new post-doctoral fellowship in Druze and Arab minorities studies. CCAS is pleased to announce ...
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New Research Details the Plight of Syrian Refugees

CCAS Associate Professor Rochelle Davis and Abbie Taylor, Research Associate at the Institute for the Study of International Migration, present ...
Ismi Amanda, wa Adrusu al-‰'Arabiyya fi Qatar

Ismi Amanda, wa Adrusu al-‰’Arabiyya fi Qatar

Interview by Steven Gertz The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies offers dedicated Arabic language students from the United States the ...
Of Service to One‰'s Country (and School)

Of Service to One‰’s Country (and School)

Interview by Steven Gertz How did you first become interested in the Arab world? Arabs were very much a part ...
Mabruk, MAAS Class of 2013!

Mabruk, MAAS Class of 2013!

Twenty students graduated with a Master of Arts in Arab Studies on May 17, 2013. On Friday, May 17, 2013, ...
Journeying Home

Journeying Home

Dorothée Kellou (MAAS ’12) has a passion for film and the power it has to share narratives. In 2012, Kellou ...
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The Arab Studies Journal Celebrates Twenty Years

Interview by Lizette Baghdadi On April 19, 2013, CCAS will host a reception celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Arab ...
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Syria Is Not Iraq

MAAS student Sarah Harvey publishes an article in Al-Jazeera English explaining why she thinks Syria will not descend into sectarian ...
A banner memorializing Rafiq Hariri hangs in Beirut's Martyr's Square near the former prime minister's grave (© Ludovic Maisant/Hemis/Corbis).

How Will History Remember Rafiq Hariri?

Interview by Steven Gertz On February 12, 2013, CCAS Visiting Assistant Professor Hannes Baumann presented at Georgetown research from his ...
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Political Scientists to Join CCAS in 2013-2014

The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies is pleased to announce the appointments of Marwa Daoudy and Daniel Neep as permanent ...
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The Problem with Keeping Torture Secret

Interview by Steven Gertz and Brooke Sauro How did your time in the MAAS program influence your academic pursuits? Did ...
Joan Brodsky Schur

Roads of Arabia

By Gregor Nazarian The Center’s educational outreach program partnered with the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of ...
"Down with the announcement of the Constitution!" declares a sign in the protestor's camp.

A Nation Divided

By Bassam Haddad No sooner had I landed in Cairo than I found myself whisked into a series of daily ...