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Summer Arabic Program 2014 (June 23 - August 8, 2014)

Application materials for the summer programs in Modern Standard Arabic and in Colloquial Lebanese Arabic are now available online. The early application deadline for both programs is February 28, 2014. Students who apply before February 28 will receive a response by the second week of March. The regular application deadline for both programs will be April 15, 2014. Students who apply before April 15 will receive a response by the first week of May.

Events

Lectures:

What's left of the Egyptian Revolution? Revolt & Reaction three years after the Republic of Tahrir
Thanassis Cambanis, Boston Globe / The Century Foundation
April 10, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Auditorium B1, College Hall
Abstract & Bio

Film screening, discussion & workshop:

Political participation and citizenship in cultural practices: A conversation between Akram Zaatari and Charif Kiwan on ABOUNADDARA
[In cooperation with University of Kent, UK; Global Uncertainties and Economic & Social Research Council, UK; Arts and Humanities Initiative, AUB]
Poster

  • Film screening & discussion (open to the public)
    April 11, 2014 from 5-8 pm
    Auditorium B1, College Hall
  • Workshop
    April 12, 2014 from 9:30 am–1 pm
    Arts and Humanities, Building 37

Turkish Foreign Policy in a Changing Arab World: A 'New Turkey' for a 'New Middle East'?
Bilgin Ayata, lecturer at the Center for Transnational Studies, Foreign and Security Policy (ATASP), Freie University Berlin
Thursday April 17, 2014 at noon
Auditorium B1, College Hall
[In collaboration with Department of Political Studies & Public Administration]
Abstract & Bio

Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies

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