Archives for "Middle East"

Tuesday

February 13, 2007 11:39 am

Speaker discusses peace in the Middle East

Neil Lazarus, an international lecturer on the Middle East, Israeli advocacy and effective communication training, offers a seminar titled “Is Peace Possible in the Middle East?” Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

January 31, 2007 2:01 pm

Palestinian activists to discuss nonviolent resistance

Palestinian activists Mohammad Khatib and Feryal Abu Haikal speak about the nonviolent struggle of Palestinians Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Monday

March 13, 2006 2:12 pm

Bates Hillel to screen 'Another Road Home' as part of MJFF

Another Road Home, an award-winning documentary in English by Israeli filmmaker Danae Elon chronicling her search for the Palestinian man who cared for her as a child, will be screened as part of the 2006 Maine Jewish Film Festival at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College. The public is invited to the screening, co-sponsored by Bates Hillel and Temple Shalom Synagogue-Center, Auburn, free of charge. Seating is limited. For more information, e-mail Cali Lanza-Weil at this clanzawe@bates.edu.

Wednesday

October 5, 2005 3:52 pm

Fulbright scholar examines Muslim world during Bates residency

Ijaz Shafi Gilani, an expert on Pakistani public opinion and international relations, visits Bates College from Oct. 3 through Nov. 11. A Fulbright visiting specialist with the “Direct Access to the Muslim World” program, Gilani is professor and dean of the faculty of social sciences at International Islamic University in Islamabad, Pakistan. He also heads Gallup Pakistan, an opinion and marketing research firm.

Wednesday

February 9, 2005 3:19 pm

Students offer fifth annual 'Vagina Monologues'

Olga Osadchaya, a Bates College senior, directs the college’s fifth annual production of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” in 8 p.m. performances Friday, Feb. 11, and Sunday, Feb. 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., Lewiston.

Friday

February 4, 2005 2:29 pm

Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran to make case for war

Scott E. Rutter, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who led his battalion in the capture of Baghdad’s airport in 2003, will discuss his Iraq experiences and make a case for the war at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.Scott E. Rutter, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who led his battalion in the capture of Baghdad’s airport in 2003, will discuss his Iraq experiences and make a case for the war at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Monday

November 1, 2004 12:37 pm

Panel to discuss U.S. relations with Middle East and South Asia

Bates College will hold a panel discussion about U.S. relations with the Middle East and South Asia at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue. Titled “Comments for the New Administration: The Middle East and South Asia Revisited,” the event is free and open to the public.

Thursday

October 14, 2004 11:56 am

Panel to discuss Vietnam and Iraq wars

To provide historical perspective on what happened more than three decades ago and what is going on now in the Middle East, a Bates College panel consisting of a Vietnam veteran, a Vietnamese student from Hanoi, a Republican Party student activist, and a former member of Congress and Reagan arms control official will debate the differences and similarities between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq.

Wednesday

October 6, 2004 1:40 pm

Peace activists working in Israel offer pair of lectures

Safa Abu-Rabia and Hannah Safran, two feminist peace activists working in Israel, offer a pair of lectures Monday, Oct. 11, in Chase Hall, Campus Avenue, Bates College. Titled “Israeli-Palestinian Peacework: Two Women’s Story,” the afternoon lecture at 4:30 p.m. in Skelton Lounge is part of “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2004-05.”

Wednesday

October 16, 2002 3:01 pm

U.S. Muslim woman describes peace pilgrimage to Afghanistan in Spiritual Journey series

Shamshad Sheikh, Muslim chaplain at Mount Holyoke College, will discuss her experiences in a Bates College lecture titled From Pakistan to Afghanistan via the United States: A Muslim Peace Pilgrim’s Journey, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend this discussion, part of the “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2002-03″ series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain, free of charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.