Middle East and North Africa Events

Preparing for Afghanistan's Parliamentary Elections

April 12, 2005 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Ed Morgan, Country Director for Afghanistan, IFES – Democracy at Large.This event is co-sponsored with the Asia Program and IFES – Democracy at Large.

Book Launch: Lipstick Jihad

April 04, 2005 // 4:00pm5:00pm
Middle East Program
Azadeh Moaveni, Journalist and Author.Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Live Webcast--Arab Spring 2005: Have Things Really Changed?

April 01, 2005 // 8:00am9:30am
Middle East Program
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.

Meeting the Challenge of Islamist Militancy: A Counter-Epidemic Approach

March 24, 2005 // 11:00am1:00pm
Middle East Program
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.

Live Webcast--A Troubled Triangle: Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan in Strategic Perspective

March 24, 2005 // 8:00am10:00am
Middle East Program
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.

Live Webcast: Can Iraq Become a Democracy?

March 16, 2005 // 8:00am9:30am
Middle East Program
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.

Lebanon's Red Rose Revolution

March 09, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Adib Farha

Beijing + 10: Arab Women At A Glance

March 07, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Fatima Sbaity-Kassem, Director, Center for Women, ESCWA (United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia), Beirut, Lebanon. This event is co-sponsored by the Conflict Prevention Project.

Live Webcast: A Critical Arab Analysis of the U.S. Policy of Promoting Freedom

March 01, 2005 // 11:00am12:30pm
Middle East Program
Rami G. Khouri, Editor-at-large, The Daily Star, Beirut, Lebanon. Video of this event is now available.

Revisiting Canada's Contribution to Resolving the Iranian Hostage Crisis

March 01, 2005 // 1:00am3:30pm
Middle East Program
The Canada Institute and the Middle East Program hosted a conference to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal Award to Ken Taylor, the former Canadian ambassador to Iran. Taylor received the medal for his role in providing safe haven to six Americans during the crisis and planning their successful evacuation from Iran.

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