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Fall 2015 Events

islamic civilization and societies

Dr. David Govrin, Jordan and North African Dept. at Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs

"The Arab Spring and Its Regional Implications: An Israeli Perspective"

October 15, 2015

4:30 p.m., Higgins Hall 300 Aud., 140 Commonwealth Ave., Chestnut Hill Campus

Sarah Chayes, Author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security

October 20, 2015

6:00 p.m., Gasson Hall 100

A collaboration with the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics

"The UN at 70" with Simona Petrona

October 28, 2015

6-7:30 p.m., Higgins 300

Simona Petrova, Executive Director of the Chief Executives Board of the United Nations, will speak at BC on Wednesday, October 28 at 6:00 in Higgins 300 about the issues the UN is facing today. She will also talk about careers at the United Nations.

This event is co-sponsored by Boston College Model United Nations and the Islamic Civilization and Societies Program.

Freedom of the Press in the Middle East, with Noam Chomsky

November 14, 2015

Corcoran Commons, The Heights Room

Three three-panelist discussions each followed by question and answer sessions. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Noam Chomsky. Click here for the complete schedule of events.

This event is co-sponsored by the Peace Islands Institute and the Islamic Civilization and Societies Program.