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Middle East

  • Palestine/Israel: Surmounting Adversity

    Ramallah, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem, Palestine/Israel
    This objective of the course is to examine the current state of the Israeli Palestinian conflict with a particular focus on how groups and communities work to overcome the pervasive adversity that characterizes daily life in this context. This course will begin with an overview of where things are at related to the peace process and current diplomatic initiatives on the part of the Palestinian... Read More
  • American University in Cairo

    Cairo, Egypt
    The American University in Cairo was founded in 1919 by Americans devoted to education and service in the Middle East. Founding president, Dr. Charles A. Watson, wanted to create an English-language university based on high standards of conduct and scholarship and to contribute to intellectual growth, discipline, and character of the future leaders of Egypt and the region, as well as to improve... Read More
  • American University of Sharjah

    Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
    American University of Sharjah (AUS) was founded in 1997 as an independent, not-for-profit, English-medium coeducational institution. Although consciously based on upon American institutions of higher education, AUS is also expected to be thoroughly grounded in Arab culture and to be part of a larger process of the revitalization of intellectual life in the Middle East. In its early years, AUS... Read More

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