FMEP Event: William R. Polk, November 12
Foundation for Middle East Peace
invites you to a presentation and discussion with:
William R. Polk
Author, Middle East historian
Israel, Palestine, the United States and the Middle East
November 12, 2009, 12-2:00pm
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Second Floor, Root Room
1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Copies of Mr. Polk's new book, Understanding Iran will be on sale at the event.
A light lunch will be served
William R. Polk, the distinguished, historian, professor, policy official and expert on diplomacy and foreign affairs, has published thirteen books, including Backdrop to Tragedy: The Struggle for Palestine, The U.S. and the Arab World, and Violent Politics, a History of Insurgency. His most recent book, just released, is Understanding Iran. (Palgrave Macmillan, October 2009). A graduate of Harvard (B.A. and Ph.D) and Oxford (B.A. and M.A.). Polk taught Middle Eastern politics and history at Harvard and was a Professor of History at the University of Chicago. He served on the Policy Planning Council of the State Department under President Kennedy. Polk is the founder of the Middle East Studies Association and is currently the Senior director of the W.P. Carey Foundation.
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