Yale Department of Near Eastern Languages to Host Panel Discussion Tonight
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations presents a panel discussion on the subject of Iraq’s archeological treasures and cultural heritage tonight at 8 p.m. in Room 102 Linsly-Chittenden Hall, 63 High Street.
The discussion will be simulcast in Rooms 211 and 317 of Linsly-Chittenden Hall.
“Iraq Beyond the Headlines II” will revisit issues about the impact of the Iraq war that were raised at a forum held last spring on the Yale campus.
Yale faculty members participating in the discussion include Benjamin Foster, who will be speaking on “Creating a New Iraq, 1919-1923”; Karen Foster and Eckart Frahm, “Art, Archaeology, War”; Dimitri Gutas, “Libraries, Books, Information”; and Bassam Frangieh, “Reaction in the Arab/Islamic World.” The moderator is Siam Bhayro.