PACIE-Penn Middle East Center "Educating the Educator" Workshop

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:15am - 4:00pm
IR110 Amado Recital Hall 3401 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

PACIE-Penn Middle East Center "Educating the Educator" Workshop
Nationalism and Identity in the Era of Colonialism
Date/Time: Saturday, February 24, 2018 | 9:15am - 4:00pm
Location: IR110 Amado Recital Hall, 3401 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Cost: $15 for PACIE members; $20 for non-members (lunch included)

(Deadline to register: February 16, 2018)

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW: The objective of this workshop is to facilitate the teaching at the high school level of complex issues such as Colonialism, Nationalism and identity. By offering lectures and hands-on interactive modules which incorporate both maps and facilitated discussions on nationalism and identity the hope is that the teachers will find useful tools that they can incorporate in their teaching. Curricula generated from this workshop will be posted on the PA Department of Education’s SAS portal and tagged as meeting global education goals and skills.

9:15-9:30am Registration
9:30-10:00am Introduction (led by PhD-candidate William Figueroa)
10:00-11:15am Lecture on Egypt by Dr. Ahmed Shokr, Assistant Professor at Swarthmore College
11:15am-12:00pm Map activity with Mapping and Geospatial Librarian Girmay Misgna
12:00-12:30pm Reflection/Discussion (Led by Karim Mostafa, graduate student at GSE U-Penn)
12:30-1:30pm: Lunch
1:30-2:45pm Lecture on Palestine during the British Mandate period by Ph-D candidate Nimrod Ben-Zeev
2:45pm-3:45pm Discussion on Identity led by Dr. Ameena Ghaffar Kucher, Senior Lecturer, Associate Director, International Development Program, GSE, U-Penn
3:45-4:00pm Concluding (discussion led by Karim Mostafa)

Event Type: 
International Relations
Global Region: 
Middle East