Global studies professor to present 'The Middle East: Regional Disorder'

Event Date: 
February 13, 2019 - 6:30 PM
International House, 1817 Central Ave.

Amal Khoury, an assistant professor in the Department of Global Studies, will present “The Middle East: Regional Disorder” as part of the 2019 Great Decisions Lecture Series. This free, public presentation is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the International House, 1817 Central Ave. 

Khoury specializes in peace and conflict studies, with an area focus on the Middle East. Her scholarship includes a co-authored book “Unity in Diversity: Interfaith Dialogue in the Middle East” and journal articles “Lebanon after the Civil War: Peace or the Illusion of Peace?” “The Case of the 2006 War in Lebanon: Reparation? Reconstruction or Both?” and the chapter “Bridging Elite and Grassroots Initiatives: The Road to Sustainable Peace in Syria” in the book, “Post-Conflict Power-Sharing Agreements: Options for Syria.”

The Office of International Programs coordinates the annual Great Decisions Lecture Series for the Charlotte community to discuss foreign policy issues selected as pressing by the Foreign Policy Association. The series is coordinated in collaboration with Charlotte Country Day School, International House and the World Affairs Council of Charlotte. Online registration is requested.