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Spring 2018 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

Spring 2018 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

The Spring 2018 courses that fulfill requirements for the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate include three courses. Students and advisors interested in learning more about the MENA studies certificate should consult the requirements and contact the coordinator of the program, Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish at abuz@ohio.edu. CLWR 4330 – Political […]

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October 19, 2017 at 10:37 amIn Class News

Middle East & North Africa Studies Announces Fall 2017 Events

Middle East & North Africa Studies Announces Fall 2017 Events

The Middlle East & North Africa Studies Program seeks to provide the Ohio University and Athens communities with an interdisciplinary understanding of the history and contemporary dynamics of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. While the bulk of its efforts are focused on the recently-approved undergradaute certificate in Middle East […]

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September 13, 2017 at 12:42 amEvents News

History Department Announces Fall 2017 Events

History Department Announces Fall 2017 Events

As part of its efforts to compliment in-class education and serve as a resource to the Ohio University community, the History Department is pleased to present the following events during the Fall 2017 term. Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. (Seigfred Hall 401) Screening of the film Men in the Arena (Somalia) Directed by […]

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September 5, 2017 at 2:38 pmAnnouncements Events News

‘Travel Ban’ Countries Film Series Presents | Men in the Arena, Sept. 13

‘Travel Ban’ Countries Film Series Presents | Men in the Arena, Sept. 13

  The Ohio University community is invited to a screening of Men in the Arena, as part of the 2017-18 “Travel Ban” Countries Film Series, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, in Seigfred 401. The event features introductory comments by Dr. Steve Howard, who will also moderate a brief […]

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September 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

Policy Center in Lebanon Interviews Abu-Rish for Historical Perspective on Sectarianism

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

The Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS) interviewed Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History at Ohio University, about “Sectarianism in Lebanon.” Drawing on his current book project on Lebanon during the 1940s and ’50s, Abu-Rish outlines a complex picture of the emergence and transformation of sectarianism in Lebanon across the modern era. […]

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July 12, 2017 at 6:44 amFaculty in the News In the News News Research

Fall 2017 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

Fall 2017 | Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate Courses

The Fall 2017 courses that fulfill requirements for the Middle East and North Africa Studies Certificate include five courses. The following list includes course name, time, instructor, and prerequisites. The certificate is offered by the History Department at Ohio University. Students and advisors interested in learning more about the MENA studies certificate […]

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March 19, 2017 at 4:27 pmAnnouncements News

History’s Abu-Rish Quoted on Assassination in Jordan

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, was recently quoted in an Al-Ahram Weekly article on the murder of Jordanian writer and activist Nahed Hattar. Hattar was facing criminal charges for “insulting religion” and “sowing sectarian strife” in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan after sharing a cartoon that depicted an […]

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