March 29, 2011 // 8:00am — 1:00pm
A group of American and Middle Eastern businesswomen discussed their common challenges and rewards in running their own companies and the resources available for women entrepreneurs.
March 24, 2011 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
In 2008, demographer Richard Cincotta predicted that between 2010 and 2020 the states along the northern rim of Africa – Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt – would each reach a demographically measurable point where the presence of at least one liberal democracy (and perhaps two), among the five, would not only be possible, but probable. Recent months have brought possible first steps to validate that prediction.
March 24, 2011 // 10:00am — 11:30am
Moshe Yaalon, Vice Premier, Minister of Strategic Affairs and Likud Knesset Member; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
March 16, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Dalia Ziada, Blogger and Egypt Office Director, American Islamic Congress; Robin Wright, USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar
March 15, 2011 // 12:00pm — 1:30pm
Michael Eisenstadt, Director, Military & Security Studies Program, Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Mark Katz, Professor of Government and Politics, George Mason University; Afshin Molavi, Senior Research Fellow, American Strategy Program, New America Foundation
March 09, 2011 // 3:00pm — 4:00pm
Nazeh Ben Ammar, President of the Tunisian American Chamber of Commerce (TACC); Issam Belhaj, TACC Delegate and Founder and CEO of IB Consulting; Maher Kallel, TACC Delegate and Co-Founder and Executive Vice President for International Investment, Poulina Group Holdings
March 04, 2011 // 8:00am — 11:30am
Jasmin Darznik, Assistant Professor, Washington and Lee University; Farhad Khosrokhavar, Professor, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France; Ahmad Kiarostami, Entrepreneur and Videographer, Fotomoto; Pardis Mahdavi, Former Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center; Associate Professor, Pomona College; Sohrab Mohebbi, Curatorial Fellow, Queens Museum of Art, NY; Contributing Editor, Bidoun Magazine; and Musician; Roberto Toscano, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Former Italian Ambassador to India and to Iran; Chairs: Farzaneh Milani, Professor of Persian Literature and Women's Studies, University of Virginia; Haleh Esfandiari, Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson Center
February 25, 2011 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Recent political unrest in the Middle East has prompted a debate about whether Turkey, a transitioning democracy with Islamic roots, can serve as a model for political transformation in the Arab world. The panelists highlighted the distinctiveness of the "Turkish model" of governance and raised doubts about its potential to inform the political discourse in the revolting Middle East.
February 22, 2011 // 8:00am — 12:00pm
Monica Herz, Director, International Relations Institute, Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro; Craig Kelly, Vice President, The Cohen Group; Mustafa Kibaroglu, Associate Professor of International Affairs, Bilkent University, Ankara; Nizar Messari, Associate Professor of International Relations, Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco; Trita Parsi, President, National Iranian-American Council and former Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar
February 18, 2011 // 11:00am — 12:30pm
Suzanne Maloney, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution; Kevan Harris, Doctoral Candidate in Sociology, Johns Hopkins University; Moderator Robin Wright, USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar
June 03, 2013 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
June 04, 2013 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
June 06, 2013 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm