What is to Be Done?

Almost literally, the Middle East gets worse every day: Yemen, Tunisia, Libya, Iraq, Syria.  And what about Iran, Egypt, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Can objectivity and expertise be brought to bear on addressing these dangerous problems? 










Join Middle East Expert

Dr. Leonard Hausman 

for an important and stimulating discussion

Be prepared for a challenging ride: the aim is to educate ourselves.  Can all of us elevate our perspectives on the region? 





WHERE: St. Paul's Epsicopal Church 

15 St. Paul St. Brookline (corner of St. and Aspinwal)

WHEN: Tuesday, April 28 at 6:45 PM

Dining and Drinking at 6:45 PM - Program begins at 7:30 PM

PRICE: $30.00


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1111 Beacon Street suite #72 - Brookline, MA 02446

671-232-1858 for more information 



From 1988 to 1998 Dr. Hausman founded and directed the Institute for Social and Economic Policy in the Middle East at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He created the Institute, and made it the largest program on contemporary affairs in the Middle East at any university in the world.

The work of the Institute  had a substantial impact on the economic aspects of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. In particular, the Institute prepared the political and intellectual foundation for the trade agreement the Israelis and  Palestinians signed in Paris in April of 1994, an agreement which remains in effect until today. From 1988 - 1992 Dr. Hausman

was the founder and Director of the East Asia Management Studies Center at the Sloan School of Managementat at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 From 1970 - 1988 Dr. Hausman was on the faculty at Brandeis Unuversity where he taught econonomics and held the Hexter Chair.  At Brandeis, he started several

research centers and academic programs and directed the internationaliztion of the Heller School. He recently has been engaged in business, principally in China. Dr. Hausman is a co-founder of two groups: Boston Sovereign Capital (BSC), a holding company engaged in China in senior living and healthcare; and University Central (UC), a company in the field of education. 


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