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Mason now offers Master’s Degree in Middle East and Islamic Studies

Mason now offers Master’s Degree in Middle East and Islamic Studies

The Ali Vural Ak Center and the Middle East Studies Program are pleased to announce that the interdisciplinary Master’s degree program in Middle East and Islamic Studies has been approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The program launches formally in Fall 2013, but Mason has accepted a small group of applicants for earlier admission in Spring 2013.

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Ali Vural Ak Center welcomes its new Co-Director

Ali Vural Ak Center welcomes its new Co-Director

The Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies is pleased to welcome its new Co-Director, Dr. Huseyin Yilmaz, Assistant Professor in the Department of History and Art History, who joins George Mason University after teaching at the University of South Florida for the past three years.

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Haddad Discusses Syria on PBS NewsHour

Haddad Discusses Syria on PBS NewsHour

Bassam Haddad, director of the Middle East Studies Program and faculty member in the Department of Public and International Affairs at Mason, was one of three panelists discussing Syria on the Aug. 6, 2012 episode of PBS NewsHour.

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