The Center for Near Eastern Studies has teamed up with UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, and Relief International to create the new colloquium.
The Children in Crisis colloquium will provide a venue for analysis and discussion of the special problems faced by the world's most vulnerable children. Particular emphasis will be placed on examining educational approaches and solutions in the field as well as current state of research with a view towards analysis of lessons learned to inform future research, policy and practice.
On Thursday, February 21 the colloquium will present Multiculturalism and Minority Education in Israel. Guest lecturers David Harman (Hebrew University, Jerusalem) and Ismael Abu-Saad (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) will speak, respectively, on The Case of Ethiopian and Russian Immigrants and The Case of the Bedouin Arabs. The event is open to the public and will take place at 2:00 pm in 3340 Moore Hall, UCLA.
(Editor's note: this event has been postponed and will be rescheduled),
For additional information call (310) 825-1181 or visit the Center for Near Eastern Studies on the web at www.international.ucla.edu/cnes.
Published: Wednesday, February 13, 2002
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