Middle East

In honor of International Women's Day 2014, a look back at recent conversations and events on international issues.

Religion professor provides commentary for Al Jazeera America

Join Mehdi Bozorgmehr for a discussion of Iranian immigration to the U.S. from the mid-1960s to the present. Bozorgmehr offers an up-to-date and objective profile of Iranian Americans, challenging some of the existing stereotypes about this misunderstood ethnic group. 

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.