Middle East

Middle East

Change They Can Believe In?

Israeli diplomat discusses regional shifts—past, present, and future

Carceral Politics in Palestine and Beyond: Gender, Vulnerability, Prison

Panel Discussion with Judith Butler, Angela Davis, Mai Masri, and Lena Meari
Thursday, April 5, 2012
6 PM
1501 IAB, Columbia University

Israel & Its Neighbors: An Insider's View

A lecture by Ido Aharoni
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

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.

A Question of Methodology: Feminist Studies of Gender and the State in Contemporary Iran

A conversation with Shirin Saeidi and Kristin Soraya Batmanghelichi
Thursday, February 23, 2012
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

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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.

Seeing Like a Peacebuilder: An Ethnography of International Intervention

A lecture with Séverine Autesserre
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
12 PM
BCRW, 101 Barnard Hall

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

Ask the Author Live: Hisham Matar on Libya

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

Chomsky

America and Israel-Palestine: War & Peace
Monday, October 17, 2011
6 PM
LeFrak Gymnasium, first floor Barnard Hall

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

Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi of the UAE visits Barnard

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

Prof. Alexander Cooley weighs in on "welfare for dictators."

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

Barnard hosts women’s health forum in Jerusalem

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.”