Back to the Future in the Middle East

A public lecture by Barry Rubin

Back to the Future in the Middle East

Monday, November 13, 2006
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Barry Rubin is the Director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center in Herzliya, Israel and a Professor at the Interdisciplinary University. He is editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) and of Turkish Studies.  His books include The Long War for Freedom: The Arab Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East; Hating America: A History; Yasir Arafat: A Political Biography; The Tragedy of the Middle East; The Transformation of Palestinian Politics; and Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East, among others.  

Dr. Rubin has written more than 40 book chapters and his articles have appeared in The New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Journal of Democracy, Middle East Quarterly, The New Republic, and many other publications. Prof. Rubin has been on Nightline, Face the Nation, The David Brinkley Show, CBS News, The MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour, The Larry King Show, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC.

This lecture is part of the Center for Near Eastern Studies Fall lecture series on The New Middle East: Five Years After 9/11, exploring the most recent events in the Middle East, while providing perspective and analysis from a variety of points of view.

Cost: Free

For more information please contact

Peter Szanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
Tel: (310) 825-1455
pszanton@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies