“Transnational Currents in the Gulf” – Part 2: People

VIDEO: “Transnational Currents in the Gulf” Part 2: People

March 25 – 26, 2010

An eminent group of international scholars came together to discuss current and future trends in the Gulf region in terms of people, money and ideas at a 2-day conference on March 25 – 26 titled “Transnational Currents in the Gulf: People, Money & Ideas”.

Sponsored by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, the conference took place at the Rafik Hariri Building at Boston University’s School of Management. The conference comprised of three panel discussion sessions and a keynote dinner address. The conference was organized by Prof. Richard Norton from Boston University.

Transnational Currents in the Gulf
Transnational Currents in the Gulf

This is the video of Session 2 of the conference on “People”. Chair and speakers include:

Chair: Nazli Kibria (Boston University)
Expats – Judith Yaphe (National Defense University)
Youth – Mehdi Semati (Northern Illinois University)
Citizenship and Rights – Farhad Kazemi (New York University)

Videos of the entire conference can be viewed at the Pardee Center Multimedia Library:

Session 1: Money
Session 2: People
Session 3: Ideas