In the News

2016

Brookings Institute Panel: Higher education in Syria: Protecting academia amid civil war (Audio)

See also this subsequent article by my colleague, Dr. Mohammad Alahmad on the subject.

2015

What the use of the terms ISIS/ISIL/Da’esh/Islamic State means.

2014

Council on Foreign Relations Panel: Assessing the Syrian Refugee Crisis  (Audio and Transcript)

CCTV America on the Israeli Attacks on Gaza (Video)

Lecture Video: “What Does It mean to be called a Refugee? Displaced Syrians and the Humanitarian Aid Regime
at the University of Richmond

 

2013

Students writing Wikipedia articles. Christian Science Monitor article on our projects

2011

MAAS student Dan Walsh’s MA project, The Palestine Poster Project Archive, reaches 5000 entries.

Dan Walsh’s Palestine Poster Project Archive is featured in Gelardin’s New Media Showcase.

2009

CCAS Team Leads Medical Partnership Project for Refugees in Syria and Jordan

CCAS Professor Rochelle Davis and Dan Walsh, a MAAS student, were recently interviewed–in Arabic–by Al Jazeera about Walsh’s poster collection from and about Palestine.

School of Foreign Service Professor and Students Explore Soldiers’ Views of Iraqi Culture

 2008

 

Anger Over Celebrity Cook Rachael Ray’s Scarf Opens Wounds for Arabs in US June 5, 2008, International Herald Tribune

 2007

Where Some See Fashion, Others See Politics February 11, 2007, New York Times