Panel Discussion


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1914 and the History of the Middle East

Reassessing the First World War and Its Impact on the Region

March 20, 2014

Heller Building, Room 163


An in-depth discussion on how new findings have changed our understanding of World War I and how the war dramatically transformed the Middle East.

New Understandings of the Great War: The Causes, Course and Consequences

  • Paul Jankowski, Raymond Ginger Professor of History at Brandeis University
  • Stephen Van Evera, Ford International Professor in the Political Science Department at MIT 

The Impact of World War I on the Middle East

  • Cyrus Schayegh, Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University
  • Asher Kaufman, Associate Professor of History and Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame

 

Co-Sponsors: Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Department of History, Department of Politics, and Schusterman Center for Israel Studies