The Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development and the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences hosts The Sadat Forum with Thomas Friedman in conversation about his new book Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations and its implications for our times with Shibley Telhami. This event, followed by a book signing and a reception, will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the Colony Ballroom, Adele H. Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland College Park, MD.
RSVP at your earliest convenience via go.umd.edu/sadatforum2017
The Global Religion Research Initiative provides scholars interested in pursuing questions "related to the structure, practice, and influence of religions worldwide with resources to complete their work."
C-Span's Road to the White House covered the Smithsonian Associates sponsored event on November 10th. Panelists, including GVPT department chair Irwin Morris, MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt, CNN’s Sunlen Serfaty, and U.S. News and World Report’s Kenneth Walsh, analyzed the results of the 2016 election and looked ahead to 2020.
The survey is part of the launch of the University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll. The Critical Issues Poll is an initiative sponsored by the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and is made up of two partners: the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development and the Center for American Politics and Citizenship.
Central Findings on the State of the 2016 Presidential Race:
Full article by Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace Shibley Telhami and CAPC director Stella Rouse via Reuters.
The emerging scholar award is given each year to recognize scholars who have made (through their body of publications) the most significant contribution to the field of security studies. Contrats to this year's recipient, GVPT professor Kathleen Cunningham.