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CMENAS Symposium. Climate Change and Crisis in the Middle East

Friday, March 11, 2016
12:00 AM
Annenberg Auditorium, Weill Hall,735 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies; co-sponsored by the International Institute, Ford School of Public Policy-International Policy Center, Department of History, and Environmental History Interest Group.

This interdisciplinary symposium focuses on contemporary and historical cases analyzing the relationship between climate change and social conflict in the Middle East.

The symposium will feature two paper presentations (each followed by a brief Q&A) and a round table with three panelists followed by an open floor discussion. Presentations and discussion will address methodological issues and current politics.

Speakers:

Hannu Juusola, professor of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Helsinki; Jeannie Sowers, professor of Political Science, University of New Hampshire.

Sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies; co-sponsored by the International Institute, Ford School of Public Policy-International Policy Center, Department of History, and Environmental History Interest Group

*Further details to come. Please check back for final schedule of events.

Speaker:
Hannu Juusola, University of Helsinki and Jeannie Sowers, University of New Hampshire