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November 2018

ACMCU/CCAS Event: “Fights, Friends, and Factions: The Politics of Christian Communities in Lebanon”,

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
Intercultural Center (ICC), 37th & O Streets NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA, Room ICC 141

Dr. Paul Salem Paul Salem is president of the Middle East Institute. He focuses on issues of political change, transition, and conflict as well as the regional and international relations of the Middle East. He has a particular emphasis on the countries of the Levant and Egypt. Salem writes regularly in the Arab and Western press and has been published in numerous journals and newspapers. Salem is the author and editor of a number of books and reports including From…

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Dr. Marie Alienor van den Bosch: The Politics of Economic Diversification in Oil-dependent Autocracies

November 26 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm EST
CCAS Boardroom, ICC 141 [Enter through ICC 241]

The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies invites you to talk by Dr. Marie Alienor van den Bosch.Marie Alienor van den Bosch is the Qatar Post-Doctoral Fellow at Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies (CCAS). She received her Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University, with a focus on Comparative Politics. The literature considers diversification as a zero sum game by which the incumbent loses in political power the equivalent of whatever the economy gains from diversifying, and finds that oil-dependent regimes…

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ACMCU EVENT: “The Abode of Peace: The Prophet Muhammad, the Qur’an, and Turning the Other Cheek”

November 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm EST
Intercultural Center (ICC), 37th & O Streets NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA. ICC 270

Event Description: This talk will explore themes of peace in the Meccan chapters of the Qur'an, which address how to deal with the hostility of the pagan Arabs to monotheistic preaching. The later Abbasid-era image of Muhammad as a warrior has overshadowed these verses, which resemble in some ways the Sermon on the Mount in the New Testament. The argument is also made that these chapters use the rhetorical technique of ekphrasis to make the peace of paradise present to…

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Hunger and Malnutrition Lessons from Latin America: A Roundtable

November 27 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Intercultural Center (ICC), Room 450, 37th & O Streets NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA United States

Hunger is a problem among vulnerable populations in Latin America and the Caribbean. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO): “For the third year in a row, there has been a rise in world hunger. The absolute number of undernourished people, i.e. those facing chronic food deprivation, has increased to nearly 821 million in 2017, from around 804 million in 2016. These are levels from almost a decade ago.” Obesity is also an increasingly common condition throughout the region,…

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Knowing Your Worth: Setting the Stage to Negotiate

November 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EST
ICC 302-P

Don’t be caught off guard when you finally receive an offer for that internship or job you worked hard to earn. The ability to communicate your value and appropriately ask for the compensation you’re looking for will ensure your success with future employers.RSVP in WalshWorks

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Diplomacy in the New Arctic: Navigating the Realities, Possibilities, and Problems

November 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST
Copley Formal Lounge

RSVP: https://the_new_arctic.eventbrite.comIncreasingly navigable seaways create potential flashpoints and threats to indigenous communities, as well as opportunities for greater collaboration between Arctic and non-Arctic nations. The challenge is to mitigate the potential threats, and develop the policies and partnerships to guide Arctic diplomacy in the decades to come.Please join the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy discussion on ISD’s New Global Commons working group report on these topics.Panelists:Ambassador Barbara K. BodineDirector, Institute for the Study of DiplomacyJeremy MathisAdjunct Professor of Environmental…

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DR. JAMES MILLWARD: Anti- Islamic Campaigns and Internment Camps for Muslims in China

November 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST
CCAS Boardroom – ICC 141 [Enter through ICC 241]

Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University invite you to a talk by Dr. James Millward.Dr. Millward is a Professor of Inter-societal history in the Walsh School of Foreign Service and the History Department at Georgetown. He is the author of two books on Xinjiang: Beyond the Pass and Eurasian Crossroads as well as The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction. His writing about China, Xinjiang and the Uyghurs also…

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December 2018

Deloitte Federal Consulting Office Hours

December 5 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
ICC 305 / Graduate Career Center

Deloitte Office Hours provide first-year graduate students with the opportunity to speak with a Deloitte Human Capital or Strategy & Operations practitioner during a 30-minute session in a one-on-one setting. Students are welcome to discuss life at Deloitte, solicit feedback on their resumes, or review key application deadlines for 2020 full-time positions. RSVP to Lynn Lee (lynlee@deloitte.com) by November 19th to reserve a 30-minute session. **You must be eligible to apply for a U.S. Government security clearance in order to…

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Deloitte Federal Consulting Office Hours

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm EST
ICC 305/ Graduate Career Center

Deloitte Office Hours provide first-year graduate students with the opportunity to speak with a Deloitte Human Capital or Strategy & Operations practitioner during a 30-minute session in a one-on-one setting. Students are welcome to discuss life at Deloitte, solicit feedback on their resumes, or review key application deadlines for 2020 full-time positions.RSVP to Lynn Lee (lynlee@deloitte.com) by November 19th to reserve a 30-minute session.**You must be eligible to apply for a U.S. Government security clearance in order to be considered…

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January 2019

Event Series Lecture with Myra Marx Ferree

January 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

A lecture from the BMW Center for German and European Studies's annual event series, "A Century of Women's Struggle: From the Franchise to #MeToo"featuringDr. Myra Marx Ferree University of Wisconsin-Madison

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February 2019

Event Series Lecture with Ute Frevert

February 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

A lecture from the BMW Center for German and European Studies's annual event series, "A Century of Women's Struggle: From the Franchise to #MeToo"featuringDr. Ute Frevert Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

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March 2019

Event Series Panel: Author Meets Critic

March 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Arrupe Hall

A panel from the BMW Center for German and European Studies's annual event series, "A Century of Women's Struggle: From the Franchise to #MeToo"featuringDr. Hester Baer University of Maryland, College ParkDr. Barbara Mennel University of Florida, GainesvilleDr. Peter PfeifferGeorgetown UniversityDr. Monika Shafi University of Delaware

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April 2019

Event Series Lecture with Ulrike Bergermann

April 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

A lecture from the BMW Center for German and European Studies's annual event series, "A Century of Women's Struggle: From the Franchise to #MeToo"featuringDr. Ulrike Bergermann Braunschweig University of the Arts

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