Book Discussion: Vali Nasr

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Fireside Room, Driscoll Student Center

Vali Nasr is a leading expert on the Middle East, a best-selling author, Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C., Senior
Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution, and contributor to Bloomberg View. He will also give the keynote address to launch DU’s Center for Middle East Studies (on February 26th). Prof. Nader Hashemi from the Korbel School will co-facilitate! In advance of his presence we will discuss several of his articles and a public appearance:

“When Shi’ites rise” ( (article)
“After Syria’s Assad falls” ( (article)
“The Rise of the Islamic World” ( (YouTube)

Date: Tuesday, February 19
Time: Noon-1p
Location: Fireside Room, Driscoll North
Contact: Gary Brower (

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