9/3: Grad Student Eshraghi to Join Discussion on Syria




Roundtable Discussion: “Intervention in Syria? Problems, Prospects, and Contexts”

Start: September 3, 2013 5:00 pm
End: September 3, 2013 6:30 pm
Cost: Free
Contact: Shai Tamari
Phone: 919 962-2034
Email: tamari@unc.edu
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Room: Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address: Google Map 301 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC, 27516, United States
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September 3, 2013 5:00-6:30pm

Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC

UNC faculty and members of the military will speak briefly at the beginning from their own specialty and experience, followed by a wide-ranging Q&A with the audience.


Sarah D. Shields, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor of History and specialist in the history of the Middle East and the long-term colonial effects.

Cemil Aydin, associate professor of history and specialist in modern Middle Eastern history and the Ottoman empire.

Michael Morgan, assistant professor of history and specialist in modern international relations and the history of human rights.

Mark Weisburd, Reef C. Ivey II Distinguished Professor of Law and specialist in international law and international human rights.

Ali Reza Eshraghi, doctoral student in communication studies  and journalist and editor specializing in Iran.

Patricia Sullivan, assistant professor of public policy and specialist in major power military interventions.

LTC Bob Curris, U.S. Army, a UNC-Triangle Institute for Security Studies National Security Fellow and specialist in psychological operations.

COL Richard Menhart, U.S. Army, a UNC-Triangle Institute for Security Studies National Security Fellow and specialist in logistics.

Free parking available from 5:00pm at the McCauley Parking Deck under the Global Education Center (Pharmacy Lane). See here for directions.

Sponsored by the Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense and the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations. For more information, please contact Shai Tamari at tamari@unc.edu.