The Division of Politics & Economics invites the CGU community to attend this week’s Tuesday Lunch Talk featuring Sallama Shaker, Professor of Claremont Graduate University. Lunch will be provided.
Chess Game in the Middle East.
Why Does the Middle East Matters and is it a “chess game” or power rivalry? Configuring the Middle East requires understanding the geopolitical and strategic and economic importance of the Middle East region and the reasons behind global and regional power struggles since the collapse of the Ottoman Empire which is described by David Fromkin in his book “A Peace to End All Peace” as the political earthquake and one of the history’s major upheavals. So let us configure the puzzles of the Middle East.
Sallama Shaker is full clinical professor of Middle East and Islamic studies in Claremont Graduate University’s Religion Department. Her research and teaching courses come from her interest and expertise in Middle Eastern and Islamic culture, religion, politics, and gender studies.
More information about the DPE Tuesday Talk Series can be found here.