Middle East and North Africa Events

Book Launch: An Enduring Love: My Life with the Shah, A Memoir

March 10, 2004 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Middle East Program
Her Majesty Shahbanu Farah Pahlavi discussed her new book which provides an account of her eventful life as the queen of Iran during two decades when her country experienced extensive change and transformation. Read the event transcript. Video is also available within the Event Summary.

Political Protests and the State of Democratization in Jordan

February 27, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Jillian Schwedler, Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland

Cold War Legacy: A Discussion of the Azarbaijan Issue in Iran

February 18, 2004 // 8:00am1:00pm
Middle East Program
(Co-sponsored with the Cold War International History Project)

An Analysis of the Emerging Political Alignments in the Light of Iran's upcoming Elections

February 13, 2004 // 8:00am9:30am
Middle East Program
with Bijan Khajehpour, Atieh-Bahar consulting firm (Tehran, Iran)

Saudi Reforms and Saudi-US Relations

February 12, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program

Afghan Women in the New Constitution

February 11, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program

Iran and Israel: A Couple at Odds

February 04, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
David Menashri, Incumbent of the Parviz and Pouran Nazarian Chair for Modern Iranian Studies and Professor, Department of Middle Eastern and African History, Tel Aviv University

Women: MENA's Untapped Resource

January 30, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Nadereh Chamlou, Senior Advisor, Office of the Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa Region, The World Bank

Thirty Years of Collaboration between USAID and the Ministry of Health of Morocco

January 19, 2004 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
Dr. Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah, the Moroccan minister of health, marks the "graduation" of Morocco from USAID assistance, due to the country's improving health indicators.

Iran: Reform, Reaction & the Upcoming Parliamentary Election

January 09, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Ali Massoud Ansari, University of Exeter, UK

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