Syria, North Korea are subjects of discussion at s...

Syria, North Korea are subjects of discussion at seminar

A panel of experts from diverse backgrounds will shed light on some dangerous areas of the world at a discussion sponsored by MTSU.

Dr. Moses Tesi

“Syria, North Korea and United States Leadership in the World,” a “Reflections on World Affairs” seminar, is slated for 11:20 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in Room 100 of MTSU’s James Union Building. The seminar is free and open to the public.

Dr. Moses Tesi, professor of political science and director of that department’s graduate studies, will moderate the discussion.

Scheduled panelists will include the Rev. John Hinkle, senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Murfreesboro; Sheikh Dr. Ossama Bahloul, imam of the Murfreesboro Islamic Center; and Sheldon Lutz, president of Sherith Israel Synagogue in Nashville.

The MTSU Department of Political Science’s master’s degree program in international affairs and the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs will host the event.

For more information, call 615-898-2708 or 615-898-2115. For parking information, go to

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