Pop-Up Book Discussion, "Envisioning the Arab Future: Modernization in U.S.-Arab Relations, 1945-1967"

Event Date: 

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 6:00pm

Event Location: 

  • Girvetz 2320

A student-led pop-up discussion of excerpts from Rice University History Professor Citino’s new book, Envisioning the Arab Future: Modernization in U.S.-Arab Relations, 1945-1967. We will be discussing the introduction and one chapter of his book, in a moderated discussion with Mattie Webb, UCSB History PhD student, and Salim Yaqub, UCSB History Department Professor and a specialist on Middle East foreign relations. Pizza will be provided. This should be a lively discussion on the Cold War, foreign policy, and modernization in the Middle East. This event is co-sponsored by UCSB’s Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy. Part of the Blum Center for Global Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development’sDevelopment Across Time and Place: New Scholarship, Critical Perspectives Series, bringing together scholars from a variety of disciplines to interrogate the history and legacies of development.