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Panel presentation on ISIS April 17
3 to 4 p.m.
Friday, April 17
Bernhard Center Rooms 105-107
Join us for a panel presentation, "The Islamic State: Its Origins, Aims, and Capabilities," focused on the political and cultural climate surrounding the recent actions taken by ISIS--the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, to explore the ideological and structural sources from which the Islamic State arose, what it’s short-term and long-term plans appear to be, and whether it has the resources to achieve those goals. The panel will feature Jamsheed and Carol Choksy. Jamsheed Choksy is a Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington. Carol Choksy is an Adjunct Lecturer of Strategic Intelligence in the Department of Information and Library Science, also at Indiana University, Bloomington.
WMU's International Festival
WMU East Asian Forum: April 17
Faculty and staff and members of the academic community of the West Michigan region engaged in ongoing projects and interests related to East Asia are invited to participate in WMU's East Asian Forum planned for Friday, April 17, 2015. The forum will include panel presentations and a keynote speaker. Panel submission deadline is January 31. Information. Registration form.