Middle East and North Africa Events

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Obama and the Two-State Solution: An Israeli, Palestinian and Egyptian Perspective

June 08, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
Ziad Asali, President and Founder, American Task Force on Palestine; Martin Kramer, Senior Fellow, Shalem Center in Jerusalem andVisiting Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Samer Shehata, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

Lebanese Elections: Why Do They Matter?

June 05, 2009 // 9:00am10:00am
Middle East Program
Fouad Makhzoumi, President, National Dialogue Party of Lebanon and Founder, Makhzoumi Foundation

Ahmadinejad's Uncertain Future: Assessing Iran's Presidential Elections

June 02, 2009 // 12:15pm2:00pm
Middle East Program
Karim Sadjadpour, Associate, Middle East Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Robin Wright, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center; Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Breakthrough or Breakdown: The Obama Administration and the Arab-Israeli Peace Process

May 11, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Middle East Program
Shai Feldman, Judith and Sidney Swartz Director, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University; Ghaith al-Omari, Advocacy Director, American Task Force on Palestine and Former Adviser to President Mahmoud Abbas; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Land Grab: The Race for the World's Farmland

May 05, 2009 // 9:00am1:00pm
Asia Program
With increasing frequency, wealthy, food-importing, and water-scarce countries are investing in farmland overseas to meet food security needs. The Wilson Center hosts a half-day conference examining the patterns and implications of these investments, and highlighting case studies.
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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
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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
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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

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