Spring 2013



CELEBRATING 10 YEARSSpring 2013

Celebrating 10 years of the Middles Eastern Studies Program (MESP) 


FURTHER ENGAGEMENT WITH THE MIDDLE EAST

An overview of the program's engagement with the Middle East


SUNY-CORTLAND PROFESSOR EMERITUS DR. NICOLAS GAVRIELIDES DONATES ARABIC MATERIALS TO SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES


STUDY ABROAD: ISTANBUL SUMMER PROGRAM

A new SU Abroad program, “The Road to Democracy in the Islamic World,” welcomes its inaugural cohort 


LDF AND CELF PROGRAMS PART OF A CHANGING MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA

 The Maxwell School continues to open its doors to young leaders from Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as part of the Leaders for Democracy Fellowship (LDF)


2013 MESP EVENTS

Middle Eastern-related events from our 2012-2013 calendar


FACING A NEW WORLD: AN AMERICAN STUDENT’S PERCEPTIONS OF MOROCCO 

Undergraduate, Margaret Suter, discusses her experience in Morocco


INTERVIEW WITH DARCI PAUSER: Dual MPA/MAIR

Darci Pauser discusses her research and time in Turkey


NEW FACULTY PROFESSOR: YUKSEL SEZGIN (ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE) 

Maxwell welcomes Yuksel Sezgin


BOOK REVIEW: A PEACE TO END ALL PEACE: THE FALL OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE AND THE CREATION OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST BY DAVID FROMKIN

Chris Thompson reviews David Fromkin's A Peace to End All Peace 


FIRST AND LAST IMPRESSIONS ON THE PALESTINIAN QUESTION

Drew Holland Kinney discusses their time in the field


MESP FACULTY UPDATE


MESP STUDENT / ALUMNI UPDATE