Panel Discussion


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Crown Center Annual Kickoff Event
Flashpoints in the Middle East

August 27, 2014
12:00-2:00pm
Rapaporte Treasure Hall, Goldfarb Library

Did you spend the summer wondering what is going on in the Middle East? Will there be a peaceful resolution to the war in Gaza? Is there really a caliphate in Iraq? And what does it all mean for the region as a whole? Watch the lively and engaging panel discussion with Crown Center scholars on these and other hot button issues in the Middle East today.
Panelists
  • Shai Feldman, Judith and Sidney Swartz Director of the Crown Center
  • Kanan Makiya, Sylvia K. Hassenfeld Professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
  • David Patel, Junior Research Fellow at the Crown Center
  • Abdel Monem Said Aly, Chairman of the Board, CEO, and Director of the Regional Center for Strategic Studies in Cairo and a Senior Fellow at the Crown Center
  • Khalil Shikaki, Director of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research in Ramallah and a Senior Fellow at the Crown Center
Moderator
  • Eva Bellin, Myra and Robert Kraft Professor of Arab Politics at the Crown Center and the Department of Politics