Smith Memorial Student Union, Browsing Lounge, room 236, 1825 SW Broadway
Radwan Ziadeh is a Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Middle East Studies at the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He is the founder and director of the Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies in Syria and co-founder and executive director of the Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies in Washington, DC. He has written ten books and edited five. His most recent book is Power and Policy in Syria: Intelligence Services, Foreign Relations and Democracy in the Modern Middle East (2011).
Free and open to the public
The Middle East Studies Center at Portland State University promotes understanding of the people, cultures, languages and religions of the Middle East. As a National Resource Center for Middle East Studies under the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI program, the Center serves as a resource on issues pertaining to the Middle East through activities that reach students and scholars, as well as businesses, educators, and the media. The Middle East Studies Center supports academic conferences, workshops, cultural events, lectures, and a resource library.
Co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Oregon