Tarikh ~ History of Lebanon — Conversation With Ussama Makdisi
Monday, January 30, 2023 12 pm to 1 pm
Please join the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies for a conversation with Ussama Makdisi, a professor of history and chancellor’s chair at the University of California, Berkeley, about his most recent book, Age of Coexistence. In this conversation, we will explore a period in Lebanese history where thinkers and intellectuals in Bilad al-Sham began to imagine, discuss and implement a new and secular political order to replace the old Ottoman system.
Tarikh is a series of conversations with scholars who will provide insights into the latest scholarship on the history of Lebanon and its diaspora.
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