Stories about "Middle East"
In Zerby Lecture, author and rabbi examines Israel/Palestine discourse on campus

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:54 am

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

Turkey: Through a Bobcat’s lens

Monday, July 8, 2013 4:00 pm

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

Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 3:04 pm

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.

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

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 4:06 pm

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

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

Friday, January 25, 2013 1:30 pm

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

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

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 4:07 pm

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

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

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

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

Author Peter Beinart. Photograph by Guillaume Gaudet.
J Street U presents ‘Crisis of Zionism’ author

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 4:49 pm

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.

Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

Friday, January 13, 2012 4:04 pm

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.

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

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 1:50 pm

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

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