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The Cold War of the Middle East: Iran-Saudi Arabia Relations

Saumya Chatrath ’13 invites you to a conference:

Since tensions have been escalating recently between the two nations, with notable US involvement, this is particularly timely topic. From nuclear concerns to religious conflict, this topic features multiple facets that cannot be understood alone. Though the conflict is a complex one, we hope this day long conference will shed light onto the region’s politics and offer some insight into possibilities for conflict resolution or into the plausibility of military action. Register online for free.

Deciphering Pakistan and U.S.-Pakistan Relations (This Friday and Saturday)

The Wesleyan International Relations Association cordially invites you to attend its 2011 Conference:

Deciphering Pakistan and U.S.-Pakistan Relations

September 30 – October 1, 2011

Wesleyan University

www.wirac.org

Organized in collaboration with the Wesleyan Pakistan Flood Relief Initiative and Wesleyan South Asian Studies Faculty, the conference aims to increase understanding and awareness about Pakistan, from its culture to its politics. The conference will also focus on U.S.-Pakistan relations.

Including cultural events, panel discussions, and a keynote speaker, this will be the largest student-run conference ever to take place at Wesleyan (READ: you should probably attend).  And it is FREE, except for the meals and Junoon Sufi rock music concert.  All proceeds will go to the Wesleyan Pakistan Flood Relief Initiative.

The pretty impressive list of speakers (if we do say so ourselves) includes: