James Gelvin is a professor of Modern Middle Eastern History at UCLA. He specializes in the social, cultural, and political history of the modern Middle East, with a particular focus on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, nationalism and Islamic movements, Syria, and U.S-Middle East relations. He is a member of the UCLA International Institute and has conducted research on present-day Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Israel, and the Palestinian territories. He has authored “The Modern Middle East: A History” and “The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know,” and “The Israel-Palestine Conflict: A History.”
Professor Gelvin obtained his B.A from Columbia University, M.A from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.
The simulation will take place on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024.
Time: 7:00 PM Jerusalem time,5:00 PM London time,12:00 Noon, N.Y time and 9:00 AM Los Angeles time.
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