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Research and Scholarship Initiatives

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Several major initiatives are planned for the Middle East Institute:

  • Host Middle East scholars-in-residence for six to eight weeks each spring
  • Host a two-day symposium each spring, featuring presentations by regional and national experts and led by the scholars-in-residence
  • Bring visiting artists to campus each fall to share Middle East culture
  • Provide funding for the creation of several classes relating to the Middle East in academic disciplines across the SAU curriculum
  • Host a series of roundtable discussions regarding key issues in the region