Global Affairs
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Past Events

Jun12

The Political Economy of the Arab Uprisings

Middle East and Islamic Studies

Monday, June 12, 2017 6:00 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1202

The Political Economy Summer Institute is in its second consecutive year of operation here at George Mason University. These public events are presented by the Arab Studies Institute and Middle East and Islamic Studies Program and co-sponsored by Philosophy and Political Economy, Schar School of Policy and Government, Center for Global Islamic Studies, History Department, and Global Affairs.

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Jun11

Oilcraft

Middle East and Islamic Studies

Sunday, June 11, 2017 6:45 PM
Merten Hall (formerly University Hall), 1201

The Political Economy Summer Institute is in its second consecutive year of operation here at George Mason University. These public events are presented by the Arab Studies Institute and Middle East and Islamic Studies Program and co-sponsored by Philosophy and Political Economy, Schar School of Policy and Government, Center for Global Islamic Studies, History Department, and Global Affairs.

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Apr20

THEEB: Film Screening and Discussion, April 20

Global Programs

Thursday, April 20, 2017 5:00 PM
Johnson Center, Cinema

1916. While war rages in the Ottoman Empire, Hussein raises his younger brother Theeb in a traditional Bedouin community that is isolated by the vast, unforgiving desert. The brothers' quiet existence is suddenly interrupted when a British Army officer and his guide ask Hussein to escort them to a water well located along the old pilgrimage route to Mecca.

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