International Conference: Women, Leadership, State, and Society

Al-Quds University, Abu Dis Campus
East Jerusalem
May 3, 2009
Download a full conference program (PDF)

Al-Quds and Brandeis Universities are excited to announce a joint academic conference on women in state and society, with an emphasis on leadership in education, government, and community-based organizations. You can download a conference program here.

Two-way streets: Comprehensive partnerships driven by institutional identity

Conference of the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA)
Omni Hotel and CNN Center, Atlanta, GA
February 23, 2009

Brandeis joined with Fairfield University (Connecticut) in presenting a session entitled, "Two-Way Streets: Comprehensive Partnerships Driven by Institutional Identity" at the 2009 conference of the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) in February. The session focused on experiences of the Al-Quds-Brandeis University Partnership and the Fairfield University partnership with Universidad Centroamericana in Managua, Nicaragua. You can download the powerpoint presentation at the AIEA site (ours is the first on the list).

Change through Connection: Conversations about Teaching, Learning and Exchange

Brandeis University
International Lounge, Usdan Student Center
November 27, 2007

A lunch-time conversation highlighting the recent projects undertaken by Brandeis faculty, staff and students to enhance the partnership took place in late November. Susan Lanser, Marya Levenson, Bob Lange and Elaine Wong presented on their October visit to Al-Quds centered around effective teaching and learning. Brandeis undergraduates Garrett Nada '10 and Gabriela Lupatkin '09 reflected on the Summer Institute undergraduate exchange in Turkey.

Meet the Author with President Sari Nusseibeh

Brandeis University
Shapiro Campus Center
October 11, 2007

Sari Nusseibeh, President of Al-Quds, visited Brandeis to talk about his recently-published "Once Upon a Country: A Palestinian Life." President Nusseibeh also met with Brandeis President Jehuda Reinharz, faculty, administrators and students to talk about the future of the partnership. Read more.

Welcome Reception for Administration and Finance Visitors

Brandeis University
Shapiro Campus Center
May 2006

The Brandeis Community welcomed seven members of the Al-Quds administration in May 2006. The reception featured a photo exhibit of Al-Quds University and the Old City of Jerusalem, and provided the opportunity for the Brandeis community to greet the Al-Quds visitors, welcome them to Brandeis and talk informally with them.


Bringing Al-Quds to Brandeis: A Palestinian/American Celebration and Exhibit

Brandeis University
Shapiro Campus Center Atrium
March 29, 2006

The Brandeis community welcomed a delegation from Al-Quds University during a celebration and exhibit. The event gave Brandeis faculty, staff and students the opportunity to interact personally with the visitors from Al-Quds, who were at Brandeis from March 19 to 30. It featured a photo exhibition of Al-Quds University and the Old City of Jerusalem, and included Palestinian food and music. The Al-Quds delegation included four students and one professor from the American Studies Institute at Al-Quds participating in the American Studies Academic Exchange.