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The African and Middle Eastern Division
(2006)

Thursday, December 28th
The Hebraic Section, African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress invited you to a Presentation by Sirak Sabahat, Actor and Main Protagonist in the award winning movie:"Live and Become" (The film is an epic story about an Ethiopian boy's adjustment to living in Israel)
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Tuesday, November 14, 2006
The Hebraic Section, African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress
presented a lecture, The Search for the St. Louis Passengers - A
Detective Story
by Scott Miller, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Co-author, with Sarah Ogilvie of,
" The St. Louis Passengers and the Holocaust, Refuge Denied "
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Tuesday, November 7, 2006 12 Noon
Centennial Celebration Lecture by Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at
Northwestern University, Chicago. An alumnus of Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, Pr. Diagne obtained his Ph.D.
in philosophy at Sorbonne in 1988. His field of research includes history of algebraic logic, history of philosophy and
African philosophy.Dr. Diagne is currently working on a book on Léopold Sédar Senghor’s philosophy.
Léopold Sédar Senghor (1906 - 2001) Senegalese poet and statesman.
Léopold Sédar Senghor had illustrious careers in both Paris and Dakar. He was elected to the French National Assembly (1946-1980).An originator of the concept of Négritude, his work spoke to the African identity in the French-speaking world. He was the first African elected to the Académie Française (1983).
Sponsored by the Library Of Congress The European Division, The African & Middle Eastern Division, and Alliance Française.
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Monday, September 25, 2006
The Near East Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress invited you to a lectur by Richard Miles
Ambassador (Retired) to Georgia (2002 - 2005), Executive Director, Open World Leadership Center.
"Diplomatic Assignments to the Caucasus: An Ambassador's Experience
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Friday, July 28, 2006
The African and Middle Eastern Division of the Library of Congress in collaboration with The Embassy of Saudi Arabia
cordially invited you to a talk on Women and Private Higher Education in Saudi Arabia: The Case of Effat College
by Amina A. Siddiki, D.Phil.Oxon., Vice Dean for Student Affairs, Effat College, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
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Friday, May 19, 2006
The Near East Section, African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress
Invited you to a presentation by Dr. Hussein Mansour, Agriculture Minister Plenipotentiary,
Head of the Agricultural Office, Egyptian Embassy, Washington, DC
Avian Flue in Developing Countries: The Case of Egypt
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Friday, May 12, 2006
The Library of Congress, African and Middle Eastern Division invited you to a presentation on:
Kidnapped in Yemen! The Story of One of Our Readers
by Dr. Magda Chrobog, President, Managing Global Communications
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Tuesday, May 9, 2006
The Hebraic Section of the Library of Congress cordially invited you to the Seventh Annual Myron M. Weinstein Memorial Lecture on the Hebraic Book Conservation Detective Work: The Case of the Washington Haggadah by Doris A. Hamburg, Director, Preservation Programs National Archives and Record Administration
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Tuesday, February 14, 2006
The African and Middle Eastern Division, African Section The Library of Congress, invited you to a lecture by Dr. Penda Mbow,
Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow, Associate Professor of History, Chiekh Anta Diop University, Senegal.
The Secular State and Citizenship in Muslim Countries: Bringing Africa into the Debate.
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Monday, February 13, 2006
The Hebraic Section (African and Middle Eastern Division) of the Library of Congress presented a lecture by
Dr. Marc Lee Raphael (College of William and Mary) Author of, Towards a "National Shrine":
A Centennial History of Washington Hebrew Congregation 1855 - 1955
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