Tuesday, May 9, 2017
TIME: 11:30 am – Bar opens; 12:15 pm – Lunch served:
1 – 2 pm – Presentation and Q & A
EVENT TYPE: Speaker Luncheon
Dr . Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development and the director of the University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll, will present data from his latest polls of American public opinion toward the Middle East. His focus will include the Arab-Israeli conflict, including settlements and the U.N. resolution; foreign policy; and American attitudes toward Islam and Muslims. Dr. Telhami will also reflect on current American policy toward the Middle East and how it’s being perceived in the region.
His many publications include The World through Arab Eyes: Arab Public Opinion and the Reshaping of the Middle East; The Peace Puzzle: America’s Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace 1989-2011; and the best-selling The Stakes: America in the Middle East (2003), a Foreign Affairs selection as one of the top five books for that year. He was also selected by the Carnegie Corporation of New York with the New York Times as one of the “Great Immigrants” for 2013.
PRICE: $25 members; $30 Non-members (includes lunch) $10 Lecture Only