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Sept. 17, 2004

EVENT: High-level Saudi Arabian academic experts will visit the University of Michigan to discuss the war in Iraq’s impact on U.S.-Saudi relations as well as religion and social transformation in Saudi society.

Speakers include:

Abdullah Al-Askar of King Saud University,“Question of Wahabism;”

Eleanor Abdella Doumato of Brown University, “Saudi Religious Education;”

Ibrahim Al-Beayeyz   of King Saud University, “Television in the Arab World:  A Liberal Medium in a Conservative Region;”

Dalal Al-Tamimi of King Faisal University, “Saudi Women in Medicine.”

PLACE:   Forum Hall, Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor. For a map, visit: http://www.crlt.umich.edu/crlttext/directionstext.html

SPONSORS: The University of Michigan Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies

CONTACTS: For additional information call (734) 764-0350 or Qorvis Communications, on behalf of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, at (202) 448-3127

WEB LINKS: Poster - http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/cmenas/Graphics/saudiposter.JPG

Center for MIddle Eastern and North African Studies- http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/cmenas  

Contact: Joe Serwach
Phone: (734)647-1844
E-mail: jserwach@umich.edu