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Online Lecture: Cradles of Civilization — Unveiling the Middle East Today

Program No. 24782RJ
Join us on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023, at 1 p.m. (ET)/ 10 a.m. (PT) for a one-hour lecture and Q&A to unravel the Middle East's modern landscape from the 20th century to the present.
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At a Glance

In the final installment of this three-part lecture series, historian and former US foreign service officer, Todd Greentree, will bring you to the Middle East from the late 20th century to the present. The presentation will unravel the intricacies of pivotal events including the Arab-Israeli wars, the impact of the Cold War, the rise of OPEC and the ever-changing post-9/11 landscape. This engaging and enlightening lecture provides a comprehensive understanding of the region's current affairs, connecting historical context with future prospects and provide valuable insights.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

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