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The Yazidi Genocide has affected a countless amount of lives. Grand Valley was lucky to have Nadia Murad Basee Taha, the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for Human Trafficking, speak to students and faculty about her experiences as a human trafficking victim to ISIS..
Islamophobia (7 Photos)
Dr. Ron Stockton (5 Photos)
MIDDLE EAST STUDIES welcomes Dr. Ron Stockton from the University of Michigan to give a lecture entitled, "Mohammed Cartoons and Religious Images: Blasphemy, Violence, and Free Speech." Dr. Stockton's lecture is inspired by the Danish Mohammed Cartoons controversy which was the first world-wide political crisis of the 21st century.
Dr. Harb Lecture-MMAL Speaker (6 Photos)
Dr. Imad Harb visiting for the Michigan Model Arab League event, gave his lecture: Syria and Iraq: Independent, Yet Prizes to be won.
Dr. Imad Harb is a political and strategic analyst specializing in Levantine, Arabian Peninsula, and Egyptian affairs, and in Arab-American relations. He is Distinguished International Affairs Fellow at the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations and Adjunct Professor at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University. He also is founder of Quest for Middle East Analysis, a research and consulting firm on Middle East affairs. He has a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Utah. He is most recently author (with John Bruni) of The Domestic and Regional Challenges to American-Iranian Relations (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Emirates Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2015).
Dr. Juan Cole 2015 (3 Photos)
Dr. Juan Cole of the University of Michigan presented his presentation on How America Got Back into Iraq: The Rise of the Islamic State Group as a part of MES the Model Arab League conference hosted at GVSU.
Dr. Kivanc Ulusoy (2015) (1 Photos)
Dr. Kivanc Ulusoy is a Turkish scholar from Istanbul University. He presented a public lecture entitled, "Turkey's Foreign Policy Under the AKP Governments: A Case for Democratic Peace."
Oman - Photos by Gabri Patti (4 Photos)
Oman - Photos by Meagan Roche (4 Photos)
Oman - Photos by Charlie Creech (8 Photos)
National Model Arab League - 2012 (3 Photos)
Prof. Coeli Fitzpatrick and her Winter 2012 Model Arab League students visit Washington D.C. for the National Model Arab League organized by National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, April 13-15.