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Intimate Strangers: Latin America, Spain and the Middle East

Friday, February 27, 2015
12:00 AM
University of Puerto Rico / Live webcast at 1636 SSWB

University of Michigan: Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies <br> University of Puerto Rico: College of Humanities; College of Social Sciences; College of Education

*** Use #CMENASEvent to follow the discussion and post questions during the live webcast at ii.umich.edu/cmenas ***

Videoconferencing/Live-streaming for the U-M community and public in 1636 International Institute/SSWB.


This conference examines issues in the relations of the Iberian world with the Middle East, featuring presentations focusing on comparative, cultural, and political studies of Spain, Latin America, and the Middle East, and will provide educators of grades 7-12 with information and material for building unit lessons on the Middle East.

FEATURING

Iran and Latin America
Juan Cole, professor of history, University of Michigan

Islamic Fundamentalism’ Across Cultures: Entanglements of Discourse, Agency and Power
Juan F. Caraball-Resto, professor of anthropology, University of Puerto Rico

Central America and the Middle East: Separated by Distance, Connected by History
Sergio I. Moya-Mena, professor of political science, University of Costa Rica

SPONSORS:

University of Michigan – Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

University of Puerto Rico – College of Humanities; College of Social Sciences; College of Education

Speaker:
Juan Cole, Juan F. Caraball-Resto, and Sergio I. Moya-Mena