May 23, 2005 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Mark J. Gasiorowski, Professor, Department of Political Science, Louisiana State University; Mohsen Sazegara, Visiting Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, and journalist and politician in Iran; Barbara Slavin, Senior Diplomatic Reporter, USA Today. Discussant: Suzanne Maloney, Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State.This event is cosponsored with the National Defense University's Institute for National Strategic Studies.
May 18, 2005 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Flynt Leverett, Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution.
May 10, 2005 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Mahnaz Afkhami, Founder and President, Women's Learning Partnership and former Minister of State for Women's Affairs in Iran; Joanna Kerr, Executive Director, Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) and editor of the newly published book, The Future of Women's Rights: Global Visions and Strategies; Jacqueline Pitanguy, Founder and Director, Cidadania, Estudo, Pesquisa, Informação e Ação (CEPIA); Zenebeworke Tadesse, Founding Member, Association of African Women for Research and Development. This event is cosponsored with the Women's Learning Partnership for Rights, Development, and Peace (WLP). Video of this event is available now.
April 21, 2005 // 12:00am
Mohammed Dajani, Director, American Studies Institute, Al-Quds University; Visiting Scholar, Salve Regina University
April 12, 2005 // 12:00pm — 1:00pm
Ed Morgan, Country Director for Afghanistan, IFES – Democracy at Large.This event is co-sponsored with the Asia Program and IFES – Democracy at Large.
April 04, 2005 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
Azadeh Moaveni, Journalist and Author.Books will be available for purchase and signing.
April 01, 2005 // 8:00am — 9:30am
Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar;Professor of Political Sociology at the American University in Cairo; Chairman of the Board, Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies. This event is co-sponsored by the Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Middle East Forum.
March 24, 2005 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Paul Stares, Director of Research and Studies, United States Institute of Peace; Mona Yacoubian, Special Advisor to the Muslim World Initiative, United States Institute of Peace.This meeting is co-sponsored by the Division of International Studies and Middle East Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center, the RAND Corporation, and the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Security Series.
March 24, 2005 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Larry Goodson, Professor of Middle East Studies, U.S. Army War College; Vali Nasr, Associate Chair of Research and Professor, Department of National Security Affairs, Naval Post-Graduate School; Ayesha Siddiqa, Pakistan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Visiting Fellow, Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad; Correspondent, Jane's Defence Weekly. This event is co-sponsored with the Asia Program of the Wilson Center and the Aschiana Foundation. Video of this event is now available.
March 16, 2005 // 8:00am — 9:30am
Larry Diamond, Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University. This event is co-sponsored by the Conflict Prevention Project and the Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Middle East Forum. The video of this event is now available.
Experts & Staff
- Henri J. Barkey // Director, Middle East Program
- Kendra Heideman // Program Associate
- Julia Craig Romano // Program Assistant
- Ismail Alexandrani // Visiting Arab Journalist
- Margot Badran // Senior Scholar
- Laura Blumenfeld // Public Policy Fellow
- Jason Brodsky // Policy Advisor to the Director, President and CEO and Research Associate
- Jeffrey Goldberg // Distinguished Fellow
- Aaron David Miller // Vice President for New Initiatives and Distinguished Scholar
- Amal Mudallali // Senior Scholar
- David Ottaway // Senior Scholar
- Marina Ottaway // Senior Scholar
- Robin Wright // USIP-Wilson Center Distinguished Scholar
- Haleh Esfandiari // Director Emerita, Middle East Program