“Revolution in the Middle East” roundtable discussion
Date of Event: March 10, 2011
Posted: March 7, 2011
A roundtable discussion titled “Revolution in the Middle East” will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, in the Presidents Room of Denison University’s William Howard Doane Library (400 West Loop). The discussion, sponsored by the Gilpatrick Center, the Department of Economics and the Global Studies Seminar Series, is free and open to the public.
The discussion will feature four panelists: Walker F. Todd, attorney and economic consultant; Pierre Dairon, Ph.D. candidate at the University of Virginia; Sohrab Behdad, Denison University professor and holder of the John H. Harris Chair in Economics; and Fadhel Kaboub, Denison University assistant professor of economics.
Todd was a member of the United States negotiating teams that obtained the release of 52 United States hostages from Iran in 1981. Since 1998, he has been a visiting research fellow and instructor for the American Institute for Economic Research in Great Barrington, Mass. Dairon spent two years in Morocco working for the French foreign ministry. Behdad is an expert in international finance, Middle Eastern economies and Iranian society. Kaboub, also an expert in international finance, is an authority on North Africa and the Middle East.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Roundtable discussion, “Revolution in the Middle East,” at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, in the Presidents Room of Denison University’s Doane Library (400 West Loop). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Fadhel Kaboub at 740-587-6315 or visit www.denison.edu.
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