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Sunday, March 17 • 3:45pm - 4:35pm
Religion and Politics in the Middle East LIMITED

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Judging by headlines from the Middle East, religion plays an outsized role in the politics in the region. In reality, most countries in the world have shown a significant interest in religion—both historically and in the present—and the role that it plays in society. This session focuses on the dynamic, complex and diverse religious landscape of Egypt, Israel, Lebanon, and Iran and considers the variety of ways that religion and politics are intertwined in each country individually and the Middle East as a whole. Teachers of World History, Modern History, Global Politics, and Geography will find this session particularly useful, leaving with classroom-ready, standards-aligned resources.

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Andrew Askuvich

Trainer, Institute for Curriculum Services

Sunday March 17, 2019 3:45pm - 4:35pm
Room I

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