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Occasional Lecture, FALL 2016

Kristian Girling, Visiting Fellow at Boston College, discusses “Baghdad College and al-Hikma University.  Listen to the full talk on streaming audio.

SPRING 2013 Workshop Audio

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Vicky Kelberer
Boston University

Ethan Corbin
Tufts University; and Research Fellow, Belfer Center, Harvard University

Lindsay Gifford
National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UCLA; and Visiting Scholar, University of San Francisco

Abbas Kadhim
Naval Postgraduate School; and Visiting Senior Fellow, BUIIS

Heidemarie Woefel
Boston University

Muhamed H. Almaliky
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Harvard University; and, University of Pennsylvania Hospitals

Comments and Discussion

FALL 2012
Workshop Audio

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Participant Introductions

Haider Ala Hamoudi

Sarah Abdullah

Asmaa al-Hadidi

Responses (Hamoudi)

Abbas Kadhim

After lunch, Questions

Final Questions 1

Final Questions 2

Final Questions 3

Workshop Audio

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Roger Owen (2011) | SAVE MP3

IIS Announcements

Dr. Kristin Girling on "Baghdad College and al-Hikma University: American Jesuit contributions to Iraqi education and society 1932--1968," at the Pardee School, 121 Bay State Road, on November 17, 2016, at 12:00 P.M.

Activist 'Ali 'Issa on "Voices of Popular Struggle in Iraq," at the Pardee School, 121 Bay State Road, on March 18, 2016, at 2:30 P.M.

Novel Elias Khoury read from his new book The Broken Mirrors: Sinacol on March 2, 2016, at 7:00 P.M.

Just published! Eric Davis on Taking Democracy Seriously in Iraq

PDF and Kindle versions will be available.

IIS sponsors Muslim Youth conference, April 9, 2015

Can Iraq be Saved?

Read the rapporteur's report from the November 19, 2014 lecture and listen to streaming audio.

Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Syrian Refugees

Read the just-published executive summary from the May 2, 2014, workshop.

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Contiguous States

Read the just-published report from the January 31, 2014, workshop.

Beth Murphy joins as Non-Resident Fellow

The Institute is please to announce the appointment of Beth Murphy as Non-Resident Visual Arts Fellow.

JANUARY 31 2014 9am to 4:30pm: Workshop on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

CURA, 10 Lenox Street
Brookline, MA

This workshop focuses on the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on the contiguous countries: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.


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