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Middle East

Dishing Democracy: Discussion Guide Introduction

Dishing Democracy goes behind the scenes at Arab television channel MBC in Cairo and its hit all-female talk show, Kalam Nawa'em.

Jun 1st, 2009

Making a Difference in the Midst of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Lesson Overview

Using segments from Heart of Jenin, this lesson explores the history and complexity of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and examines the roles individuals and organizations can play in promoting understanding and peace. Contained within are lesson activities and video segments which may be used alone or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 28th, 2009 | Comments

Seeking a Home Away from Home: Exploring the Plight of Refugees from Iraq and Beyond: Lesson Overview

Using segments from the PBS program Iraqi Exodus, students learn about refugees in Iraq and beyond, as well as the challenges refugees face and laws that have been passed to protect them. Contained within are lesson activities as well as video segments which may be used on their own or in conjunction with the lesson.

May 26th, 2009 | Comments

Suppression or Liberation: Islam, Hijab and Modern Society: Introduction

Students will explore basic beliefs and practices of Islam and examine the different views of women's modesty and hijab among Muslims and in modern society.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

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