Student Perspective: Internship at KPFA Radio

This academic year, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and KPFA radio joined forces to create a unique for-credit internship opportunity for UC Berkeley Students. MES197 allows students help create and produce the Pacifica Radio/KPFA program, Voices of the Middle East and North Africa. Interns research topics, write scripts, and learn all aspects of radio … Continued

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Undergraduate Job Opportunity

The CMES is seeking undergraduate administrative assistants to join its active, dynamic team! As an Organized Research Unit, CMES manages an active lecture series, grant programs, and a number other academic and outreach activities related to the Middle East and North Africa. Administrative Asssitant duties include: Staffing the reception desk and greeting all CMES visitors and students … Continued

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Call for MENA Salon Leaders 2015-2016

The CMES seeks two qualified UC Berkeley graduate students to run the weekly MENA Salon, an informal guided discussion of current events in the Middle East and North Africa taking place at the CMES most Fridays during the semester. The Salon leaders will formulate a topic for each week’s meeting, scour the news media for … Continued

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Middle East Lecturers Sought

The International and Area Studies Academic Program at the University of California, Berkeley is recruiting a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach undergraduate courses in Middle Eastern Studies. Positions may be available as early as fall 2015, but applications will be accepted through April 30, 2017, to fill ongoing needs. The initial review date to receive full … Continued

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UC Berkeley to Host Model Arab League in Spring 2015

Interested in politics, diplomacy, and current affairs in the Middle East? The Model Arab League is a simulation of the League of Arab States organized and sponsored by the National Council on U.S. Arab Relations, a non-governmental organization based in Washington., D.C. This spring, UC Berkeley will host the Northern California Regional Conference on campus. … Continued

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Undergraduate Research Opportunity: Artists as Political Subjects in the United Arab Republic

The UC Berkeley Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program is designed to connect students with faculty mentors and involve them more deeply in the research life of the university. This semester, UC Berkeley undergraduates can work with Professor Anneka Lenssen, History of Art Department, researching the art and politics of the United Arab Republic, a short-lived presidential … Continued

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UC Berkeley NRCs Receive Innovation Grant for New Course

With funding from an Innovation Grant from the UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor for Equity Inclusion, the eight National Resource Centers (NRCs) at UC Berkeley launched IAS198: Accessing International Education, a new one-unit course designed to increase the number of underrepresented students taking advantage of foreign language and area study opportunities at UC Berkeley. IAS198 showcases funding and other opportunities in international studies, explores issues … Continued

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