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K-12 Teachers: You’re invited to our annual conference!

World War I and the Transformation of the Middle East: Conference & Workshop for Educators

February 19 (6pm-9pm) – February 20, 2016 (8:30am-5:30pm)
FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-CH

The academic conference will provide professional development for K-12 teachers with an opportunity to earn CEUs. North Carolina teachers are invited to attend the conference and explore how to incorporate the material presented in their classrooms. Teachers will attend a concert of Ottoman music, participate in sessions with scholars from around the world, and attend a special working lunch to discuss classroom applications.

This workshop is free and open to educators of all grades and levels (please note that while the conference is free, we are unable to reimburse for travel expenses). We currently have a waiting list, and will notify teachers on this list if space becomes available. PLEASE CLICK HERE for the conference schedule and note that teacher participants will participate in a working lunch on Saturday.


What’s Included: Academic sessions and keynote concert, Friday evening reception, Saturday coffee breaks , Saturday lunch, curriculum workshop with Consortium staff

For more information, please email Program/Outreach Coordinator, Emma Harver at or call 919-962-6732.

Click here to learn more about the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies Outreach Program.

If you are traveling from outside the Triangle area and will be spending the night Friday, we recommend the following affordable near-by hotels. We are also exploring the option of getting a group discount at one of the hotels below. Please let me know if you are interested in a discount!

Hampton Inn & Suites, Chapel Hill/Carrboro, 370 East Main Street #100, Carrboro, NC 27510 | 1.1 miles

Aloft Chapel Hill, 1001 Hamilton Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 | 2.2 miles

Courtyard Chapel Hill, 100 Marriott Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 | 3.3 miles

Days Inn Chapel Hill, 1312 Fordham Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514 | 5.4 miles



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