Refugees are fleeing Syria’s brutal civil war by the millions, creating one of the world’s biggest refugee crises since World War II. The United States has pledged to help those who have been displaced, but it is not nearly enough.
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A panel of La Verne professors discussed the idea of achieving peace in the Middle East in the Hot Spots lecture “Democracy in the Middle East: Hopes and Challenges,” last week.
A faculty panel discussed the past, present and future of Lebanon, Syria and other Middle Eastern countries currently dealing with corruption and revolt.
Naeema Ali Abdelgawad, esteemed Egyptian Fulbright Scholar, addressed the conflicts that surround religion and misconceptions of the Middle East in her lecture and presentation of her film “Hasan and Morqos” on March 24.
Naeema Ali Abdelgawad, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Mary Baldwin College, was the keynote speaker on March 25.
Egypt’s current situation may not have been foreseen by many, but Yehia Mortagy, who shared his knowledge in his lecture, “Egypt: Recent, Present, and Road to the Future,” feels the recent events have been building up for an extended period of time.
The media tends to portray the Middle East’s archeology negative, said Jonathan Reed, professor of religion at the University of La Verne, in his presentation at the Duke Archeology, Politics and the Media Conference at Duke University last month.