CCAS Fall 2016 Events

HOT CONTENTION, COOL ABSTENTION: Mobilizing for the Arab Spring

Stephanie Dornschneider, University College Dublin Tuesday,

September 6th 6:00-7:30 pm CCAS Boardro­­­­om, ICC 241

Bright Stars of Bethlehem

Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb, Bright Stars of Bethlehem Monday,

September 19th   6:00-7:30 pm

CCAS Boardro­­­­om, ICC 241

Exhibit Opening: Caesar Photos – Inside Syria’s Secret Prisons

Marwa Daoudy, Georgetown University

Thursday, September 22nd   6:00-7:30 pm

Exhibit open from September 22nd  – October 6th*

*Exhibit closed Friday, September 23rd

The Decline of America in the Middle East—Pros and Cons

 Michael Hudson, Georgetown University

Tuesday, September 27th  6:00-7:30 pm

CCAS Boardro­­­­om, ICC 241

George Jackson in the Sun of Palestine

Greg Thomas, Tufts University

Tuesday, October 4th   6:00-7:30 pm

CCAS Boardro­­­­om, ICC 241

sheikh abdullah saleh kamel DISTINGUISHED LECTURE

Algeria and Palestine: Revolutionary Fraternity in the World of Liberation Movements

Abdel Razzaq Takriti, The University of Houston

Thursday, October 27th 6:00pm – 7:30 pm

ICC Auditorium

A Night of Music & Poetry with OUmEima El Khalil & Marwan Makhoul

The General Delegation of the PLO to the United States and the Georgetown Center for Contemporary Arab Studies are pleased to announce a joint performance by world renowned singer-songwriter Oumeima El Khalil and the masterful poet Marwan Makhoul. This unforgettable duo will be performing at Georgetown University's Gaston Hall on Sunday, October 30, 2016. Tickets required.

Sunday, October 30, 2016
Doors open at 5:00 pm
Performance begins at 6:00 pm

Gaston Hall, Georgetown University


Yemen Revisted

Jillian Schwedler, Hunter College CUNY and Jonathan Warner, Arab Studies Institute

Friday, November 4th Time- TBD

CCAS Boardro­­­­om, ICC 241

Troubling the Political: Women in the Jordanian Day-Waged Labor Movement

Dr. Sara Ababneh, from the Center for Strategic Studies at the University of Jordan, currently a Carnegie Centennial Fellow at Columbia University.

Monday, November 14th, 12:30 to 2 pm

ICC 270

A light lunch will be served. Please reserve your spot here.

Film: “The White Helmets”

Raed Saleh, head of the Syrian Civil Defense and Prof. Marwa Daoudy, Georgetown University

Monday, November 14th, 7 to 9 pm

ICC Auditorium

The Impossibility of Palestine

Dr. Mehran Kamrava, Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar.

Tuesday, November 15th, 6 to 7:30 pm

CCAS Boardroom, ICC 241

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