Middle East

Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, will explore Israel’s quest for peace in the face of the social-political-economic unrest that is dramatically affecting the entire Arab world.

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Shirin Saeidi (Cambridge University, UK) and Kristin Soraya Batmanghelichi (Columbia University) come together to discuss post-1979 Iranian feminist studies and continued research in the discipline today.

Séverine Autesserre examines the various cultures that shape peacebuilding in the field.

Prof. Matar, Libyan author and member of Barnard's English faculty, answers questions on Libya through The New Yorker's "Ask the Author" webpage.

Scholar and activist Noam Chomsky considers discusses the causes and consequences of American foreign policy in Israel-Palestine.

Leader of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, speaks with Barnard students about education and globalization.

In Newsweek, political science professor discusses “how Pentagon billions are flowing to the strongmen in the Middle East.”

On Monday, May 23, at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Barnard partnered with Bishvilaych, Israel’s premier women’s health clinic, to host a forum entitled “Perspectives on Gender Medicine and Women’s Health.”

Political Science Professor Mona El-Ghobashy considers the events leading to Hosni Mubarak's ouster.