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2010 Archived Stories

Samer Shehata

Dr. Samer Shehata Comments on Egyptian Elections for Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

In “Women Crowd Egypt’s Ballot,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reporter Betsy Hiel follows several women candidates as they prepare for the Egyptian ...
David Jackson

A Conversation with David Jackson, MAAS ’83

David Jackson may be president of Northridge Capital, an independent real estate management firm in Washington, D.C., but he calls ...
MAAS Students Form Consulting Club

MAAS Students Form Consulting Club

This fall, three MAAS students—Alex Maass, Anne-Laure Malauzat, and Mat Zalk—started the Georgetown Graduate School of Foreign Service Consulting Club ...
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Dr. Fida Adely to Conduct Research in Jordan Next Semester

CCAS Assistant Professor Fida Adely, the Clovis and Hala Salaam Maksoud Chair in Arab Studies, will journey to Jordan next ...
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Qatar Scholarship Program Recipient Featured on Arizona News Channel

Lena Arkawi, a recipient of CCAS's Qatar Scholarship Program, was the subject of a local news report in her home ...
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CCAS Director’s Upcoming Visit to Muscat Profiled in Oman Daily Observer

CCAS Director Dr. Barbara Stowasser heads to Muscat, Oman next week to participate in a conference at Sultan Qaboos University ...
Board Member Nemir Kirdar Presents His New Book, Saving Iraq

Board Member Nemir Kirdar Presents His New Book, Saving Iraq

Nemir Kirdar's recent book, Saving Iraq (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2010), reviews the country’s history and maps a course for its ...
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CCAS Welcomes Drs. Tamim Al-Barghouti, Juan Romero, and Manal Jamal for the 2008-2009 Academic Year

CCAS welcomes Dr. Tamim Al-Barghouti, Dr. Juan Romero, and Dr. Manal Jamal for the 2008-2009 academic year. Dr. Al-Barghouti, a ...
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CCAS’s Outreach and MAAS Programs Celebrate Anniversaries

CCAS's Community Resource Service is celebrating 25 years, and the Master of Arts in Arab Studies program (MAAS) is marking ...
Samer Shehata

Dr. Samer Shehata Quoted in Media on Israeli-Palestinian Talks

CCAS Assistant Professor Dr. Samer Shehata was recently quoted in the Christian Science Monitor about the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks ...
MAAS Alumni and Faculty Launch New Ezine

MAAS Alumni and Faculty Launch New Ezine

MAAS alumni and faculty, including Bassam Haddad, Noura Erakat, Sinan Antoon, Sherene Seikaly, Nadya Sbaiti, Maka Mikdashi, Lisa Hajjar, and ...
Center Welcomes New Director

Center Welcomes New Director

Dr. Barbara Stowasser is no stranger to the CCAS directorship, having served in the role from 1993-2003 and from 2006-2007 ...
Announcing Our New Edited Volume, Industrialization in the Gulf: A Socioeconomic Revolution

Announcing Our New Edited Volume, Industrialization in the Gulf: A Socioeconomic Revolution

CCAS is pleased to announce the publication of its new edited volume, Industrialization in the Gulf: A Socioeconomic Revolution (Routledge ...
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Adam Shapiro, MAAS ’97, Quoted in Press on Israeli Raid

MAAS alumnus Adam Shapiro has appeared in several radio and television interviews in the wake of the Israeli raid on ...
Dr. Fatima Badry Reports on Her Time at CCAS

Dr. Fatima Badry Reports on Her Time at CCAS

The Center for Contemporary Arab studies welcomed Dr. Fatima Badry of the American University of Sharjah as a visiting scholar ...
Dr. Michael Hudson Ends Three-Year Stint as Director

Dr. Michael Hudson Ends Three-Year Stint as Director

On May 18, faculty, staff, students, and board members gathered to honor Dr. Michael Hudson’s past three years of service ...
Visiting Scholar Nadia Naser-Najjab Reports on Benefits of CCAS Experience

Visiting Scholar Nadia Naser-Najjab Reports on Benefits of CCAS Experience

Dr. Nadia Naser-Najjab, a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Studies at Birzeit University in the West Bank, ...
Voices of Palestine Summer Film Series Debuts July 14

Voices of Palestine Summer Film Series Debuts July 14

"Voices of Palestine" Summer 2010 Film Series Wednesdays | 14 July - 11 August | 6:30 p.m. The Jerusalem Fund ...
Adel Iskandar Speaks About Violent YouTube Footage on Al Jazeera English

Adel Iskandar Speaks About Violent YouTube Footage on Al Jazeera English

American soldiers as well as fighters from Iraq and Afghanistan are posting raw, violent footage of their conflicts on YouTube ...
CCAS's Adel Iskandar Speaks at Arab Media Forum

CCAS’s Adel Iskandar Speaks at Arab Media Forum

Last month, CCAS adjunct professor Adel Iskandar traveled to Dubai to participate in the Arab Media Forum, a conference that ...
Jerusalem Fund Displays Photos by MAAS Alum Najib Joe Hakim

Jerusalem Fund Displays Photos by MAAS Alum Najib Joe Hakim

In October 2006, photographer and 1982 MAAS graduate Najib Joe Hakim visited his birthplace of Beirut, Lebanon. Though less than ...
Dr. Samer Shehata Responds to Article About the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and Mohamed ElBaradei

Dr. Samer Shehata Responds to Article About the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and Mohamed ElBaradei

In a recent Foreign Policy article, Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council Ilan Berman asserts that Mohamed ElBaradei, ...
Renowned Poet Tamim al-Barghouti to Give Poetry Reading at CCAS

Renowned Poet Tamim al-Barghouti to Give Poetry Reading at CCAS

CCAS is proud to sponsor a poetry reading by the celebrated Palestinian poet Tamim al-Barghouti Tuesday, March 23 at 7pm ...
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Wadah Khanfar, Director General of Al Jazeera, to Deliver 2010 Symposium Keynote Address

CCAS is honored to welcome Wadah Khanfar, Director General of the Al Jazeera Network, as the Keynote Speaker at its ...
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MAAS Students Bring Expertise to Children’s Museum Event

Three MAAS students took a break from the rigors of academia in January 2010 and volunteered at the National Children’s ...