Archives for "Middle East"

Wednesday

October 15, 2014 10:54 am

In Zerby Lecture, author and rabbi examines Israel/Palestine discourse on campus

In Zerby Lecture, author and rabbi examines Israel/Palestine discourse on campus

An author, scholar and rabbi, Jay Michaelson discusses optimum ways to discuss Israel and Palestine in campus settings on Oct. 29.

Monday

July 8, 2013 4:00 pm

Turkey: Through a Bobcat’s lens

Turkey: Through a Bobcat’s lens

This past Short Term, I took the course “Turkey: From Empire to State.” For part of the course, we ventured forth to Turkey.

Tuesday

May 21, 2013 3:04 pm

Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Known as a top producer of students receiving Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, Bates will graduate 10 such students — a record number for the college.

Tuesday

February 26, 2013 4:06 pm

Give peace a chance: Israeli-Palestinian band with a mission coming to Bates

Give peace a chance: Israeli-Palestinian band with a mission coming to Bates

Bates presents the young Israeli and Palestinian musicians of Heartbeat, a band seeking to use music to promote peace in the Middle East, on Feb. 27

Friday

January 25, 2013 1:30 pm

Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

Saudi Gazette publishes Saudi-focused essay by Andersen ’12, Tatro ’14

The Saudi Gazette publishes “Bridging the Gap,” a student-written account of the 2012 Short Term to Saudi Arabia.

Wednesday

December 5, 2012 4:07 pm

In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

Danforth’s letter is in response to a review of the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Increasing short-term relief aid — although an important stopgap measure — is not a durable solution for Yemen.

Tuesday

May 8, 2012 4:49 pm

J Street U presents ‘Crisis of Zionism’ author

J Street U presents ‘Crisis of Zionism’ author

Peter Beinart, an author who predicts a breach between young U.S. Jews and Israel if that country maintains its current policies toward the Palestinians, speaks on May 15.

Friday

January 13, 2012 4:04 pm

Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

An op-ed in the newspaper Arab News praises Leena Nasser ’12, the Bates student who helped to craft the new anthropology course scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia in May.

Tuesday

November 29, 2011 1:50 pm

Middle East expert to discuss U.S. role in Israeli-Palestinian peace

Middle East expert to discuss U.S. role in Israeli-Palestinian peace

Lara Friedman visits Bates to discuss America’s role in advancing Israeli-Palestinian peace.