The Search for Identity: Between Tribalism and “Middle Easternism”

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    • Monday February 16, 2015
      12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Room 1116, Klaus Building
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Jeremiah Granden
Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy
Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech


Summary Sentence: Georgia Tech welcomes Professor Aharon Klieman

Full Summary: Georgia Tech welcomes Professor Aharon Klieman

The Middle East has had a number of salient political identities that have resonated at one time or another. Professor Aharon Klieman will discuss the region's search for a new one, focusing on the concept of Middle Easternism.

Aharon Klieman is the Dr. Nahum Goldmann Professor Emeritus in Diplomatic Studies at Tel Aviv University, and Founding Director of the Abba Eban Graduate Program in Diplomatic Studies. He has authored numerous books and articles, is the editor of The Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs, and represents Israel abroad at international conferences. Dr. Klieman holds a doctorate from John Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies and a MA in Middle Eastern politics from Columbia University.

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  • Created On: Feb 5, 2015 - 8:42am
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