Middle East and North Africa Events

Obama and the Islamic World

December 07, 2009 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Satoshi Ikeuchi, Japan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Associate Professor, University of Tokyo

Integrating HIV/AIDS and Maternal Health Services

December 03, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Dr. Claudes Kamenga, Senior Director of Technical Support and Research Utilization, Family Health International; Michele Moloney-Kitts, Assistant Coordinator, Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator; Harriet Birungi, Program Associate, Population Council-Kenya

Negotiating With Iran: Wrestling the Ghosts of History

December 02, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
John Limbert, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World

December 01, 2009 // 3:00pm4:00pm
History and Public Policy Program
Jeffrey Herf, Professor of Modern European History, University of Maryland, College Park; Richard Breitman, Professor of History, American University

Prisons and Protests: Covering Iran After the Election

November 30, 2009 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Middle East Program
Iason Athanasiadis, Freelance journalist; Barbara Slavin, Assistant Managing Editor, World and National Security, The Washington Times; Jon Sawyer, Executive Director, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Islamism: What Is to Be Said and Done?

November 30, 2009 // 2:30pm4:00pm
Asia Program
Donald K. Emmerson, Stanford University

The New Turkish Foreign Policy: Is There a Place for Israel?

November 16, 2009 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Middle East Program
Henri Barkey, Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen Professor in International Relations, Lehigh University; Non-Resident Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Iran, the Middle East and America: A View From Israel

November 13, 2009 // 8:30am9:30am
Middle East Program
David Menashri, Director, Center for Iranian Studies; Dean of Special Programs; and Professor, Department of Middle Eastern and African History, Tel Aviv University; Walter ReichYitzhak Rabin Memorial Professor of International Affairs, Ethics and Human Behavior, The George Washington University; and Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

CANCELLED Prospects for Middle East Peace: Israeli Perspectives on the Current Situation

October 28, 2009 // 9:30am10:30am
Middle East Program
CANCELLED Colette Avital, Former Israeli Consul General and Former Member of Knesset; Hagit Ofran Director, Peace Now's Settlement Watch; Carla Koppell Director, Institute for Inclusive Security

Book Discussion: Murder in the Name of Honor: The True Story of One Woman's Heroic Fight Against an Unbelievable Crime

October 26, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
"Honor killings" claim the lives of 5,000 women every year. Murder in the Name of Honor breaks the silence surrounding this crime with personal stories, and describes the author's battle to change outdated laws and expose governments that turn a blind eye to the murder of women.