Middle East and North Africa Events

Webcast

Reformist Women Thinkers in the Islamic World

May 04, 2009 // 8:30am3:30pm
Middle East Program
Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center; Margot Badran, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center, Senior Fellow, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim Christian Understanding, Georgetown University; Amina Wadud, International Center for Islam and Pluralism, Jakarta; Robin Wright, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Kecia Ali, Assistant Professor, Religion, Boston University; Lilia Labidi, Professor, Anthropology and Psychology, University of Tunis; Mahnaz Afkhami, President, Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace; Gadis Ariva, Professor, Philosophy and Gender Studies, University of Indonesia; Ousseina Alidou, Director, African Languages and Literature, Rutgers University; Ann Mayer, Associate Professor, Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Webcast

Elections in Lebanon: Mapping Alliances and Managing Expectations

April 27, 2009 // 8:30am11:00am
Middle East Program
Speakers: C. David Welch, Former Assistant Secretary of State, Near Eastern Affairs; Paul Salem, Director, Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut; Karim Sadjadpour, Associate, Middle East Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington

UNRWA at 60: The United Nations and the Palestinian Refugees

April 24, 2009 // 8:30am11:00am
Middle East Program
Karen Koning AbuZayd, Commissioner-General, UNRWA; Ali Abunimah, Palestinian-American Journalist; Philip C. Wilcox, Jr., President, Foundation for Middle East Peace; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

A Discussion with Minister Wijdan Salim

April 20, 2009 // 10:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
Speaker: Wijdan Salim, Minister of Human Rights, Iraq
Webcast

Book Discussion: A World of Trouble: The White House and the Middle East—from the Cold War to the War on Terror

April 16, 2009 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Author Patrick Tyler, Former Chief Correspondent, New York Times and Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Book Discussion - Resistance: The Essence of the Islamist Revolution

April 13, 2009 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Middle East Program
Author: Alastair Crooke, Founder and Director, Conflicts Forum and Former Special Middle East Adviser to the European Union High Representative; Commentator:Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
Webcast

Democratic Reform: Conflict or Stability?

March 17, 2009 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Middle East Program
Amjad Atallah, New America Foundation; Thomas Carothers, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Audra Grant, RAND Corporation; Karin von Hippel, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Webcast

US - Iran: Lessons from the Pastfor the Present and Future

February 27, 2009 // 8:00am10:00am
Middle East Program
A discussion with: Giandomenico Picco, Former Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs, United Nations; John Tirman, Executive Director, Principal Research Scientist and Director of Persian Gulf Initiative, Center for International Studies, MIT and Signatory to the Joint Expert Statement on Iran; Robert Litwak, Director, International Security Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center Former Director for Nonproliferation, National Security Council; and Robin Wright, Journalist, Author and Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
Webcast

Egypt in Tumultuous Times

February 25, 2009 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
A discussion with Samer Shehata, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center
Webcast

Book Discussion—Hide and Seek: The Search for Truth in Iraq

February 20, 2009 // 11:00am12:30pm
Middle East Program
Author Charles Duelfer, Former Director, Iraq Survey Group and Former Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Robert Litwak, Director, International Security Studies, Woodrow Wilson Center and Former Director of Nonproliferation, National Security Council

Pages