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Thursday, December 4, 2014

The Jet Set Frontier in the Middle East: Hijackings, Petrodollars, and the Fragility of American Travel Networks before 9/11

Lecture: Interdisciplinary Lecture Series | December 4 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 340, Sultan Conference Room

Prof. Waleed Hazbun, Department of Political Studies and Political Administration, American University of Beirut

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Turkey and the Middle East served as the first frontier for the early postwar efforts to develop global travel networks expanding east from non-communist Europe. As part of this effort, in the 1950s and 1960s cities such as Istanbul and Beirut developed as international destinations for a new breed of American ‘jet-set’ tourists located on major American airline routes and marked with...   More >

Friday, December 5, 2014

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Informational Workshop

Information Session: Special Events | December 5 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Graduate Division

Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships provide funding to students to encourage the study of critical and less commonly taught foreign languages in combination with area studies, international studies or international aspects of professional studies. These fellowships are funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Education under Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as...   More >

Sunday, December 14, 2014

The Cairo Museum Inventory Project

Lecture: ARCE Lecture Series | December 14 | 2:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall

Dr. Janice Kamrin, Metropolitan Museum of Art

American Research Center in Egypt, Northern California Chapter