Experience and Challenges in Combating the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East

April 11, 2008 // 12:00pm1:30pm
with Nabil Fahmy, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the United States

Iraq: Looking to the Next Five Years

April 09, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Speaker: Samir Shakir Mahmood Sumaida'ie, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States of America

Al Jazeera English in Southeast Asia: Prospects and Impacts

April 07, 2008 // 1:30pm5:30pm
Trish Carter, Freelance Journalist and Former Bureau Chief, Asia-Pacific, Al Jazeera English; Marwan Kraidy, Associate Professor, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania; Drew McDaniel, Professor and Director, Center for International Studies, Ohio University; Veronica Pedrosa, Presenter, Al Jazeera English, Kuala Lumpur; Shawn Powers, Research Associate, Center on Public Diplomacy, University of Southern California;Atria Rai-Tene, News Producer, Trans TV, Jakarta; Roland Schatz, President, Media Tenor International

Gender Economic Research, Policy Makers and Civil Society: How to Bridge the Gaps?

April 07, 2008 // 9:00am11:00am
Speakers: Nadereh Chamlou, Senior Advisor, Economic & Sector Work and Regional Gender Coordinator, Office of the Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank; Soukeina Bouraoui, Executive Director, Center of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR), Tunisia; and Mona Khalaf, Professor of Economics, Lebanese American University

Women's Leadership and the Challenges of Social Reform in Morocco

April 04, 2008 // 9:30am10:30am
Speaker: Nouzha Skalli, Minister of Social Development, Family and Solidarity of Morocco

Dubai: Lessons from a High-Growth Arab City

April 03, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Speaker: Yasar Jarrar, Strategic Advisor to the Executive President of the Dubai School of Government and a Research Fellow at the Dubai School of Government and Dubai Initiative

Book Launch: The Much Too Promised Land: America's Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace

March 26, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Speakers: Aaron David Miller, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center and former U.S. Middle East Negotiator; and commentators Marvin Kalb, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice, Emeritus, and founding Director, Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and Samuel W. Lewis , Senior Policy Advisor, Israel Policy Forum and Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel

Israel at 60 - Challenges on the Road to Tranquility

March 19, 2008 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Speaker: Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Chair and Professor of Politics, University of Hull, The United Kingdom and currently a Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow

Recent Developments in the Politics of the Kurdish Question in Turkey

March 03, 2008 // 11:00am1:30pm
Speakers: Henri Barkey, Chair, Department of International Relations and Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen Professor,Lehigh UniversityGokhan Cetinsaya, Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center Aliza Marcus, Author of "Blood and Belief: The PKK and the Kurdish Fight for Independence"Nicole Watts, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, San Francisco State University

Russian-Iranian Relations in the Ahmadinejad Era

February 29, 2008 // 11:00am12:00pm
Speaker: Mark Katz, Professor, Department of Public and International Affairs, George Mason University, and former Title VIII-Supported Short-Term Scholar, Kennan Institute.


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