Rebecca Boehling, History, Returns to UMBC in 2016

Rebecca Boehling, history, Judaic studies, and gender and women studies, will be returning to UMBC in January 2016. Boehling has been on temporary leave from UMBC in order since the beginning of 2013 to serve as the director of the International Tracing Service (ITS) in Germany, a center that preserves and archives documents on Nazi persecution, forced labor and the Holocaust in Nazi Germany and its occupied regions. In her time in Germany, Boehling worked to transform ITS into an international center for documentation, information and research. Continue reading Rebecca Boehling, History, Returns to UMBC in 2016

Social Sciences Forum: The Middle East in Flames (3/25)

Social Sciences Forum Wednesday, March 25 | 4:30 p.m. Daniel Byman, Senior Fellow and Director of Research at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution and Professor in the Security Studies Program in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and the Department of Government at Georgetown University University Center 312 The Middle East has gone from bad to worse. Four countries are in full-fledged civil wars, and the contagion might spread. Professor Byman will speak on perennial problems like the Israeli-Palestinian dispute and the Iranian nuclear program as well as the range of new … Continue reading Social Sciences Forum: The Middle East in Flames (3/25)