At an Impasse: Understanding the “Deal of the Century”

Lecture Series

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

6:30PM - 8:00PM

Assembly Hall

The Talat and Isabelle Othman Lecture Series is one of CMES' signature programs. It occurs at least once annually and covers social, political, and economic trends in the contemporary Middle East.

Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and assistant professor at George Mason University. She has served as legal counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives and as a legal advocate for Palestinian refugee rights at the United Nations. Noura's research interests include human rights and humanitarian, refugee, and national security law. She is a frequent commentator, with recent appearances on CBS News, CNN, Fox News, and NPR, among others, and her writings have been widely published in the national media and academic journals.

This event is free and open to the public. Register here

This event is cosponsored by International House and the University of Chicago Center for Middle Eastern Studies.