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Oct. 1: Perspectives on Iraq -- A major conference

A conference organized by the Indiana Consortium for International Programs

When: Saturday 1 October, 9:00 AM — 4:00 PM

Where: IUPUI University Library Auditorium 755 W. Michigan St. Indianapolis.

This is a major conference with some of the country’s leading experts, it should be a must for anyone interested in Iraq (which ought to mean everyone). I’ll be providing much more detail and critical anticipations of the speakers and themes later. For right now, here is the schedule. For more information and to register, go here.

9:00- 9:30 a.m. – Check-in & Registration//Coffee

9:30 –10:25a.m.
· Dr. Zaineb Istrabadi , IU, "Religion in Iraq"

10:30 –11:45a.m. - "The Museum in Baghdad"
· Dr. Sherri Hilgeman, IU-Southeast, “The Significance of the Museum in Baghdad"
· Dr. Jan Gabbert, Wright State University, "The Looting of the Museum"

12:00 – 1:30p.m – Luncheon [12:00 – 12:30p.m. – Iraqi Music]

12:30- 1:30p.m.
· Dr. Patrick Gaffney. "When Bush says 'Freedom,' what do Muslims Hear?

1:40- 2:40p.m.
· Dr. Robert Olson, University of Kentucky, "Turkish Nationalism and Iraqi Kurdistan”

2:50- 3:50p.m.
· Dr. Liam Anderson, Wright State University, "Constitutional Issues in Post-'Operation Freedom' Iraq"

4:00 p.m. Adjournment

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