Shaul Bakhash, Robinson Professor of History, chaired and spoke on a panel organized by the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. His presentation, along with those of the other panelists, was published in April as one of the program’s Occasional Paper Series, under the title “Iran, the Next Five Years: Change or More of the Same?” He also participated in a panel discussion on Islamic Art, Culture and Politics: The Connections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, sponsored by the museum and the New York Review of Books. In addition, he met with groups of students interested in the Middle East and delivered a lecture at Wheaton College in Massachusetts, and delivered a lecture to faculty and students at La Salle College in Philadelphia.
Carma Hinton, Robinson Professor of Visual Culture and Chinese Studies, presented her film, “Gate of Heavenly Peace,” and as a panelist presented “Tiananmen 1989: Telling the Story to the World” and “Curriculum in Exile: Teaching Tiananmen” at the Tiananmen at 25 symposium at Saint Joseph’s University.
Steven Pearlstein, Robinson Professor of Public and International Affairs, presented an annual lecture at Radford University about the morality of capitalism. He also participated at the Young Leaders Forum of the World Economic Forum, organized by President Cabrera, at the Arlington Campus.