Historical And Political Studies

Dec 17, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Receives Grants to Study Capital Flight in Syria

Dr. Samer N. Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies, recently received two grants to study capital flight during the Syrian conflict. Both grants will support Abboud’s travel in Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, and Qatar to conduct research with Syrians displaced during...

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Dec 14, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Fernandez Presents at the 4th Annual Masculinities Conference in La Paz, Bolivia

Alejandro Fernandez Gutierrez, a Fulbright Scholar and second-year student in Arcadia University's International Peace and Conflict Resolution master's program, presented at the 4th Annual Masculinities Conference in La Paz, Bolivia, on Dec. 7. The conference brings together scholars from Bolivia,...

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Dec 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Huffington Post: HROC Program Inspires ‘Hope in the Next Generation’

The Huffington Post featured a story on Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities (HROC), a program held at Arcadia University on Dec 7. In her article, "Finding Hope in the Next Generation," Karin Kasdin writes about attending the three-day intensive program and being "awed by the youthful...

Dec 10, 2012 Purnell Cropper

HuffPost Live: Abboud Joins Discussion on U.S. Intervention in Syria

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, returned to HuffPost Live as a guest panelist on Dec. 10 to address whether it's time for the United States to intervene in Syria. The segment was hosted by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill. Watch the video....

Nov 30, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Abboud Publishes ‘Rethinking Hizballah’

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies in the Department of Historical and Political Studies, published Rethinking Hizballah: Authority, Legitimacy, Violence (Ashgate). The book was released on Nov. 28. Co-authored with Dr. Benjamin J. Muller, King’s University...

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Nov 29, 2012 JoLynne Bremmer

Hilary Parsons Dick Contributes to ‘Anthropology News’

In September, Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick, Assistant Professor of International Studies, participated in an online conversation hosted by Anthropology News about language and immigration issues in the United States and Israel. And in October, Anthropology News published a column she produced from the...

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Nov 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Student Presents at Latin American Studies Consortium, Dec. 7

Julie Hutton, a second-year master’s student in Arcadia University's International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program, will present “Legacy of the Civil Conflict in El Salvador: Examining the Historical Narratives of NGO Workers” at the Latin American Studies Consortium at Temple University on...

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Nov 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Students and Faculty Publish Paper on Cyprus Conflict in ‘Peace Review’

Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice published a paper by students and faculty in Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program titled “Crisis as Impetus Toward Conflict Resolution in Cyprus.” Drs. Samer Abboud and Warren Haffar and master’s students Steven F. Harter...

Nov 21, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Learning How to Heal: Displaced by War, World-traveling Pharmacist Seeks Peace

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 As a pharmacist in the midst of major conflicts, it’s crucial to hold just the right skill set—lives are at stake. While working as a humanitarian pharmacist for French-based nonprofit organization Pharmacie et Aide Humanitaire (PAH), Prudence...

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Nov 19, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Discusses Impact of Sanctions in Syria and Iran on HuffPost Live

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, returned to HuffPost Live as a guest panelist on Nov. 19 to discuss the impact of sanctions in Syria and Iran. The segment was hosted by Dr. Marc Lamont Hill. Watch the broadcast. Abboud received his...

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Nov 13, 2012 Donna Whitlock

Paradis to Deliver Keynote Address in Gettysburg on Dedication Day, Nov. 19

Dr. James M. Paradis, Adjunct Professor of History, will deliver the keynote address at the United States Colored Troops Graveside Salute on Monday, Nov. 19, at the Soldiers National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pa., near the grave of Charles H. Parker. The event is part of Gettysburg's Dedication Day ...

Nov 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia University to Host Project Nur Dinner, Nov. 13

On Oct. 11, President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Steve O. Michael, Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity Judith Dalton, and Assistant Professor of History and International Studies Samer Abboud met with Reem Sharhan, a representative of Project...