Middle East

The Barnard International Artist Series welcomes Pakistani author Nadeem Aslam for a reading from his most recent novel, The Blind Man’s Garden. Set in Pakistan and Afghanistan in the months following 9/11, his novel explores one family’s losses, and the simplest, most enduring human impulses.

Political science professor's op-ed appears in The New York Times

 

Ellen Morris, Barnard assistant professor of classics, examines Egyptian imperialism in 1500 BCE and its effect on Egypt’s economy and sense of self. 

Israeli diplomat discusses regional shifts—past, present, and future

Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, will explore Israel’s quest for peace in the face of the social-political-economic unrest that is dramatically affecting the entire Arab world.