Youth Activism, the January 25 Revolution, and Egypt's Transition

April 06, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Esraa Abdel Fattah, Leading Egyptian democracy and human rights activist; Jason Brownlee, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center and Associate Professor, Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin; Stephen McInerney, Executive Director, Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED)

Iran: From Civil Society Protest to Political Alternative?

April 04, 2011 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Roberto Toscano, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and Former Italian Ambassador to India and to Iran

New Media and Political Change in Egypt: Causes, Implications and Communication Strategies

March 30, 2011 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Sahar Mohamed Khamis, Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliate Professor of Women's Studies, University of Maryland

Women and Entrepreneurship: Perspectives from the Middle East and the United States

March 29, 2011 // 8:00am1:00pm
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.

A Conversation with Moshe Yaalon

March 24, 2011 // 10:00am11:30am
Moshe Yaalon, Vice Premier, Minister of Strategic Affairs and Likud Knesset Member; Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center

The Mideast on Fire: What Happens Next?

March 16, 2011 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Dalia Ziada, Blogger and Egypt Office Director, American Islamic Congress; Robin Wright, USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar

Iran Primer IV: Iran and Its Neighbors

March 15, 2011 // 12:00pm1:30pm
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

Tunisia's Democratic Transition: Challenges & Perspectives

March 09, 2011 // 3:00pm4:00pm
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

Human Rights and the Arts in Iran Today

March 04, 2011 // 8:00am11:30am
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

A Reflection on the May 2010 Brazil-Turkey Nuclear Initiative Toward Iran

February 22, 2011 // 8:00am12:00pm
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



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