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Coal and the Middle East

Date

Feb 20 2020

Time

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Location

Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

Powering Empire

Powering Empire: Coal and the Middle East

A Conversation with On Barak and Adam Mestyan

Join us for a conversation about energy, politics, and Middle East history with On Barak (Tel Aviv University), author of Powering Empire: How Coal Made the Middle East and Sparked Global Carbonization (2020), and Adam Mestyan (Duke University).

Free and open to the public. Light lunch served. Sponsored by the Duke University Energy Initiative, Duke University Middle East Studies Center, Duke University Center for International and Global Studies, the Forum for Scholars and Publics, and the History Department at Duke.

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