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2006 Archived Stories

Event Celebrating Naguib Mahfouz's Work

Event Celebrating Naguib Mahfouz’s Work

Join the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, in collaboration with the Egyptian Embassy in Washington DC, the American University in ...
One Student's Experience in Qatar

One Student’s Experience in Qatar

Qatar is not a tropical fruit. It’s not a musical instrument, and it has nothing to do with sewage systems ...
Drs. Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer Present Their Working Paper,

Drs. Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer Present Their Working Paper,

On Wednesday, September 20th, the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies hosted Professors Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer as they presented ...
Ambassador Dobbins calls for greater nuance in foreign policy

Ambassador Dobbins calls for greater nuance in foreign policy

On September 28th, 2006 the Honorable James F. Dobbins gave a lecture in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies entitled, ...
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The Inconclusive War: Lebanon 2006

The latest estimates place the casualties of the 2006 war between Israel and Lebanon at 2,371 mostly civilian deaths, about ...
MAAS Alum Working for Development in Yemen

MAAS Alum Working for Development in Yemen

“Welcome back to Yemen!” This is what I have heard so many times from the friendly faces since I arrived ...
CCAS Offers Grants and Study Opportunities

CCAS Offers Grants and Study Opportunities

Interested in deepening or sharing your knowledge of the Arab world? The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies is pleased to ...
Revolutionary Art

Revolutionary Art

My introduction to the Arab world took place in 1974 when, as a 25 year-old Peace Corps volunteer, I was ...
The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

One of the sessions at the annual summer workshop for teachers this past June featured a “webquest” titled, “Mightier than ...
DC Students Travel to Egypt

DC Students Travel to Egypt

On April 20, 2006, a group of students from DC Public Schools found themselves standing before the massive industrial printing ...
CCAS Annual Symposium: The Politics of Education in the Arab World: Past Legacies, Current Challenges

CCAS Annual Symposium: The Politics of Education in the Arab World: Past Legacies, Current Challenges

On March 23-24, 2006, some twenty scholars and specialized professionals were invited to Georgetown University to participate in the Center ...