Beyond Sunnis and Shiites: Understanding the Turbulent Reconfiguration of Arab States and Citizens

  • George Ignatieff Theatre 11 Devonshire Place Toronto, ON, M5S 2C9 Canada

Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: George Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place

Title: Beyond Sunnis and Shiites: Understanding the Turbulent Reconfiguration of Arab States and Citizens

Rami Khouri, Director of the Issam Fares Institute for Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, speaks as part of the series “Perspectives on a Changing Middle East.”

Speaker: Rami Khouri is a journalist and a book author. He serves as a senior fellow at the Dubai Initiative-Belfer Center/JFK School of Government at Harvard University, and as a leecturer at the University of Chicago and Northeastern University in the USA. He was editor in chief of the Jordan Times newspaper, hosted television and radio shows on current affairs and ancient history and archaeology. He writes for leading international publications, including the Financial Times, the Boston Globe and the Washington Post.  Mr. Khouri often comments on Mideast issues in the international media, including the BBC and U.S. National Public Radio.

Event Partners: Canadian Arab Institute, Worldwide Alumni Association of the American University of Beirut