Jesuits in the Middle East: Edmund A. Walsh and Baghdad College

In 1932, Father Walsh established Baghdad College, a Jesuit high school for boys in Iraq. Operated by the Jesuits for 32 years, Baghdad College is still considered the top secondary school in Iraq. The school continues to educate future Iraqi leaders, albeit without the influence of the Jesuits who founded and staffed the school for 32 years. Baghdad College remains one small part of the impactful legacy of Edmund A. Walsh, S.J.


SFS On Topic: Turkish Coup Attempt

On July 15, 2016, Turkish armed forces launched a coup attempt to overthrow the democratically elected government of President Tayyip Erdogan. The coup ultimately failed, but the repercussions are still being felt in Turkey and by Turkish allies including the United States. SFS Professor Sinan Ciddi, Executive Director of the Institute of Turkish Studies, and Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies PhD candidate Berfu Kızıltan (SSP ‘10), weighed in on the situation.

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SFS On-Topic: Nice Attack

SFS Faculty and Alumni discuss the recent terrorist attack on Bastille Day in Nice, France. This is a collection of those stories, which will continue to be updated as the situation evolves.