Egyptian Film Poster Exhibit - Closing Panel

Mohannad Ghawanmeh, Ali Mohsen, Eve Troutt Powell, and moderator Heather Jaber
Feb 3, 2022 at | ONLINE

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: CLICK HERE The Middle East Center and Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture are proud to have presented a season of programming dedicated to the art and pageantry of 20th century Egyptian cinema. Join us we…

Rerooted Archive: 100 Years of Syrian-Armenian History

Anoush Baghdassarian, Rebekah Mills, and Ani Schug
Feb 8, 2022 at - | ONLINE

Armenians have formed a part of Syrian society for centuries as their own ethnic, linguistic and religious community. Then, in the aftermath of the 1915 Armenian Genocide, hundreds of thousands of survivors and orphans…

Regional and External Politics: Fawaz Gerges and Tim Mitchell

"Social Change and the Global Middle East" Series with the Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy
Fawaz Gerges, Tim Mitchell, and moderators Nada Matta and Eileen Ryan
Feb 17, 2022 at - | ONLINE

The history of the Middle East and North Africa has long been shaped by regional and global politics. Sitting at the crossroads of trade and migration, it has been a site of imperial conflict, a cradle of world…


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