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The Middle East Center at Penn sponsors and supports programs and initiatives across the disciplines and professional schools, and runs a dynamic outreach program in the Delaware Valley. Faculty and students at Penn are also active and prominent in the field of Middle East studies, making significant and highly regarded contributions to scholarly output in their areas of interest. We will continue to update news of the Center's activities and highlight the achievements of our faculty and students here.

Sep
12
Deemah AlYahya, Deema AlSekait, Abdulwahab Al Betairi Please join us for a panel on the current state of Arabian society and its future. The panel will consist of three Saudi citizens currently pursuing projects to transform and better Saudi Society through their Eisenhowe Fellowships. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from the rising generation of Saudi leaders and learn more about the dynamic, complex and sometimes poorly understood nature of Saudi society, Please observe that lunch will be served from 12:00. To RVSP please click on this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/saudi-arabia-the-next-generation-tickets-49182847220  
12:30pm
Houston Hall 218, Franklin Room, 3417 Spruce St, Philadelphia
Sep
26
Middle East Center Staff Come and converse with the Middle East Center staff about how they can best assist you in incorporating relevant Middle East oriented content into your curricula. Pizza and soft drinks will be served.  
5:30pm
Irvine Green Room, 3401 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Oct
4
Intissar Fakir, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
7:00pm
Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200
Oct
18
Dr. Rayya El Zein, Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication
7:00pm
Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200
Oct
25
Dr. Paul R. Pillar, The Iran Project
7:00pm
Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200
Nov
1
Dr. Wendy Pearlman, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University
7:00pm
Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200