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Katz on US Options in Yemen

Katz on US Options in Yemen

The Daily Star, an international, English daily newspaper, recently published an article by Mark N. Katz, a professor with Mason's Public and International Affairs Department.

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 Placeless Laws and Lawless Places

Placeless Laws and Lawless Places

The Middle East Studies Program hosts Laurie King, anthropologist and Georgetown University professor, for a lecture on universal jurisdiction and multi-site ethnography. Thursday, October 7, 2010

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Terror and Torture: The Trial of Omar Khadr

Terror and Torture: The Trial of Omar Khadr

Sociologist Lisa Hajjar lectures on the case of Omar Khadr. Khadr is the youngest person imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Hajjar is an associate professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara. Monday, October 04, 2010.

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Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to announce the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies. Warren Brown, the founder and owner of successful bakery CakeLove and Love Café’, and poet and author Robert Pinsky are the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies.

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Middle East Studies Newsletter

Middle East Studies Newsletter

The Middle East Studies program launches its first newsletter. Read about fall events, the faculty, and the new minor in Middle East studies, among many other things. Middle East Studies Newsletter Fall 2009 (.pdf)

Comparative Panel to Discuss Global Economic Crisis

Comparative Panel to Discuss Global Economic Crisis

A comparative panel featuring Dr. Bassam Haddad, Dr. Hazel McFerson and Dr. Ming Wan will discuss how the current economic crisis has affected economic development. Considered leaders in their respective fields of research, these three scholars will convene on Nov. 11 at 12 p.m. at Mason Hall in an event that is free and open to the public.

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