The US and Prospects for Democracy in Iran

Oct. 28, 2013

Dr. Abbas Milani, director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University, will be coming to Boulder at the end of this week to give a talk on the US and the possibilities of democracy in Iran. We are at a critical juncture in the troubled history of US-Iran relations and the...

CAS Brown Bag Event: Politics of Convenience

Jan. 22, 2013

We are happy to announce our first Brown Bag event of the new semester: "Politics of Convenience: Ethno-Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in the Medieval Mediterranean" Monday, January 28 at 12:00pm Guggenheim 201E, CU-Boulder campus This Brown Bag event will feature a talk by Brian Catlos, Associate Professor, Department of Religious...

Water in Israel and Palestine: Geographical, Social and Political Perspectives: Audio Recording & Event Report

Dec. 17, 2012

For those that could not attend South, Southeast and West Asia Outreach Program's ( SSEWA ) latest workshop, " Water in Israel and Palestine: Geographical, Social and Political Perspectives," we are pleased to provide audio recordings of the event. Please see below for the three part audio, and an event...

CAS Event Report: Water in Israel and Palestine: Geographical, Social and Political Perspectives

Dec. 4, 2012

On November 9, 2012, CAS sponsored a lecture about conflict over water resources and their control and allocation amongst Israel and Palestine and their neighbors by Barbara Petzen, director of Middle East Connections and the former education director at the Middle East Policy Council. The talk was part of the...

CAS Event: Water, Conflict and Coexistence in Israel/Palestine

Nov. 5, 2012

Join us this Friday, November 9 at 6:30pm in UMC Rooms 382-386 for "Water, Conflict and Coexistence in Israel/Palestine." This is part of the "Israel-Palestine: Two People, One Land" program. Conducted by Barbara Petzen, Director of Middle East Connections, this pre-workshop is designed for educators -- middle and high school...

CAS Event: Recent Developments in Iranian Women's Writing

Oct. 9, 2012

Please join us Thursday, October 18 at 6 p.m. in Humanities 250 on CU-Boulder campus for an exciting lecture by Dr. Nasrin Rahimieh. Dr. Rahimieh is a Professor of Comparative Literature and the Maseeh Chair and Director of Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture at the...

West Asia & Middle East

Sept. 18, 2012

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CAS Event: Syria and the Arab Uprisings

Sept. 11, 2012

CAS is pleased to announce "Syria and the Arab Uprisings," a lecture by Haytham Bahoora , Assistant Professor of Arabic, Asian Languages & Civilizations, CU-Boulder. As violence in Syria continues unabated, the fate of the uprising and the future of the nation remain unclear. What are the characteristics of the...