TEACHING THE MIDDLE EAST: FROM IRAQ TO PALESTINE
Thursdays: Febrary 16, February 23, March 2, March 9, 2023
6:30 PM KPU Surrey, FIR 234
This four-part lecture/workshop series revisits the Muslim world's involuntary and clumsy transition from empire to nation-state, and the challenges that this transition presents for billions of people around the world. The goal is to present a new pedagogical approach that accurately captures the realities of the modern Muslim world, while carefully avoiding Islamophobic tropes.
Part 1: The Nation, the State, and the Nation-State - 16th Feb
Part 2: The Ottoman Empire - From Empire to Nation State - 23rd Feb
Part 3: Alternative Futures - 3rd March
Part 4: Dark Age (Failed States, Failed Nations, and Failed Nation-States) - 9th March
*Refreshments and snacks will be served.
KPU CLIMATE NIGHT- *Due to Covid-19, the event will be rescheduled to a future date*
Featuring important Political Leaders, NGO Members, Students and other fascinating Speakers to discuss a range of exciting and vital Environment and Climate Change topics. Climate Change is the most important human rights and development issue in the 21st Century. All Are Welcome.
UNITED NATIONS INDEPENDENT EXPERT SPEAKS AT KPU
*Due to Covid-19, the event will be rescheduled to a future date*
The KPU Political Science Department is pleased to host United Nations Independent Expert IK Ero for a Human Rights Talk at KPU. All are Welcome.
Ms. Ikponwosa Ero (Nigeria) was designated in June 2015 as the first UN Independent Expert on the enjoyment of human rights by persons with albinism. The vision of Ms. Ero’s mandate is driven by the cross-cutting principle of the UN