“Causes of Anti-Americanism in the Arab World” will be the topic of a Global Awareness Lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.
Abdelmahdi Alsoudi, director of the Jordan Policy Center and professor of political sociology at Jordan University, will present the lecture.He is also a professor of Middle East studies at Denver University’s Graduate School of International Studies.
An alumnus of the United Kingdom’s Keele University, Alsoudi has participated in many international and regional conferences and published several articles on socio-political issues, such as Islam and democracy, anti-Americanism in the Arab world and democracy and political reform in Jordan and the Arab World.
Alsoudi joined the Center for Strategic Studies in Jordan as a senior researcher in 1986. The Center holds regular meetings and conferences to devise policies for democracy and political reform through cooperation with American and European academics, experts and policy makers.
This lecture will be archived online. For more information on David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar online at kennedy.byu.edu.
Writer: Marissa Ballantyne