Young Professional's Program
World Trivia Night
The San Diego World Affairs Council presents the
Distinguished Speaker Series
"Iraq's Future, 20 Years after the 2003 War: Gender Security, Religious Minority Security, and Climate Change - a unique perspective"
Dr. Ibrahim Al-Marashi ’01 teaches the conflict management portion of TFAS Prague.
He is an assistant professor of Middle East History at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM). Formally, he taught courses on conflict resolution in the Middle East and conflict resolution and the media at Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey, and at the UN University of Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica. He has worked with organizations such as UNDP, UNESCO, and other NGOs on developing media in post-conflict environments, particularly in Iraq.
His research deals with security issues in the Middle East, particularly in Iraq. He is the co-author of “Iraq’s Armed Forces: An Analytical History,” published by Routledge in 2008. He obtained his doctoral degree in philosophy at the University of Oxford, completing a thesis on the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. He is also a 2001 graduate of the TFAS Institute for Political and Economic Studies (IIPES), convened in Chania, Greece.
Al-Marashi is an Iraqi-American who has lived at various times in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Morocco, and Turkey and has traveled extensively through the Middle East, Balkans, East Africa, and South Asia.
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