Catastrophes, Crashes & Accidents in the UAE: Newspaper articles of the 1970s

Talk

Abu Dhabi Corniche

WHEN February 22, 2017
6:30-8pm WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
Open to the Public

Security is an issue for every country, and this compilation of articles from the 1970s by Dr. Athol Yates explores the UAE’s most testing moments. Like any country, the United Arab Emirates has had its share of criminals, accidents, natural disasters and downright weird incidents. Most of these events merit a few pages in the newspapers before disappearing from history. The common theme of these articles is their impact on safety, security and stability of the UAE. Together, they not only provide a fascinating glimpse into the past, but they still resonate today. 

Speakers
Athol Yates, Assistant Professor, Institute for International and Civil Security, Khalifa University

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute


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