Tripoli, 14 September 2013:
The first US-Libyan academic conference will be held at the Waddan hotel, Tripoli between 30 September and 2 . . .[restrict]October.
The conference will be on the future of academic research in the social science field in Libya.
The conference will be organized by the American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS) part of the University of Arizona’s School of Middle Eastern and North Africa Studies (MENAS).
AIMS will bring together leading U.S. and Libyan scholars to assess the current challenges and discuss future research priorities for the country.
The three-day multi-disciplinary conference will consist of presentations and round-table discussions focusing on: Political Science, Economics/Development, History/Oral History, and Anthropology/Archaeology.
The round-table discussions will include local invited scholars and graduate students whose goals and research priorities reflect the social sciences fields within Libya.
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