MESC 2018 Lecture Series & Welcoming Reception
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 5:00pm

MESC 2018 Lecture Series: “Middle East in a Time of Change”


MESC Welcoming Reception

Presenting: Grant Farr, PhD, “Sixteen Years and Counting in Afghanistan: What’s Next for America’s Longest War?”

Tuesday, January 16, 2018



The Middle East Studies Center invites you to our welcoming reception and kick-off of the Middle East Studies Center 2018 Lecture Series. We are pleased to be welcoming Dr. Farr as our inaugural speaker at this event. MESC is delighted to also welcome and announce the arrival of Lindsay Benstead, PhD, as our new Interim Director.  We invite you to join us at a hosted welcoming reception introducing our new Director and Staff prior to Dr. Farr’s lecture. This is sure to be an enlightening and informative event, we hope you will join us.


MESC Director Welcome Reception, Lindsay Benstead, PhD

Hors d’oeuvres and beverages


Lecture, Grant Farr, PhD



College of Urban and Public Affairs

Parsons Gallery, 212

506 SW Mill Street

Portland, OR 97201

Tuesday, January 16, 2018