Book Talk: Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Description

Seminar
Series: Middle East Initiative Speaker Series
Open to the Public - Weil Town Hall, Belfer Building, BL-1
December 6, 2016
4:00-5:30 p.m.

A discussion with Karim Makdisi, Associate Professor of International Politics and Director of the Program in Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut (AUB) and Research Director of the UN in the Arab World program at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and Vijay Prashad, Professor of International Studies at Trinity College and Senior Non-Resident Fellow at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, on their recent book Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World(October 2016) from University of California Press.

Moderated by Ian Johnstone, Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.

Followed by a book signing with the authors at the Harvard COOP, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA.

Co-sponsored by the Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, The Fletcher School, Tufts University.

Contact:

Middle East Initiative
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
124 Mt. Auburn Street Suite 100 Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard Kennedy School
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Email: middle_east_initiative@hks.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-4087
Fax: (617) 496-9688

 

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