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The Middle East: It is not as Complicated as You Think – A One Geographic Region First Friday Presentation

Dr. Bill Heineman, VP of Academic and Student Affairs

Dr. Bill Heineman, VP of Academic and Student Affairs

You can spend an entire life studying the Middle East (or any region) and still not truly understand all its complexities and nuances. However, there are also ways to understand a place and its history in simpler terms that can still reveal a great deal. In this one-hour session we will try to imagine what the world might look like to those that live in the Middle East by using a single lens. Although that lens can only tell part of the story, it will help illuminate some of the behaviors, attitudes, and thinking we can observe in the region’s past and present.

Presented by Dr. William Heineman

This Presentation is free and open to faculty, staff and students.

For International Studies students attending this presentation will count for 2 points towards Global Scholars.

Date and Time

Friday, October 7, 2016
1:30 to 3:00 pm

Location

Haverhill Campus
Hartleb Technology Center (TC Building)Room TC 103B

More Information

For for sign language interpreting, access requests, questions, or for further event information, please contact the host of this event, Barbara Stachniewicz, at 978-556-3332 or by email at bstachniewicz@necc.mass.edu

About First Friday’s at NECC: One of the many joys of higher education is the opportunity to learn new things! Join us on the First Friday of each month as a part of NECC’s One Geographic Region program. We are focusing on the Middle East. All of these activities are free and are open to NECC faculty, staff, and students.