“Contemporary Middle East in Context” - Spring Webinar Series Registration
Between February and April 2022, K-14 educators in the U.S. and around the world are invited to a three-part webinar series exploring certain current issues in the Middle East with a focus on historical context. Each 90-minute session will feature a different issue that demonstrates how understanding the past is essential for comprehending today’s Middle East. Content experts will introduce important contemporary issues before delving back into the past to explore how we arrived at our present moment. Attending teachers will gain a deeper understanding of the region’s history and current events, as well as ideas about incorporating this information into classrooms.

All events occur at 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time
FREE! | Earn Professional Development Hours, and State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs) for Michigan Teachers!

+ Tuesday, February 8: Land and Water in the Holy Land: The Role of Natural Resources in Arab-Israeli Relations, Dr. David Katz
+ Tuesday, March 15: Yemen's Humanitarian Crisis and War in Context, Dr. Dana Moss
+ Tuesday, April 5: The Unwinnable War: The U.S. in Afghanistan, journalist Rozina Ali

"Contemporary Middle East in Context" is a collaboration between the two National Resource Centers (NRCs) of the Consortium for Middle East Studies at Duke University-The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and of the Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. It has been funded by Title VI grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Education to these NRCs.
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