Middle East and North Africa Events

Women's Role in Conflict Prevention and Nonviolent Transformation

February 24, 2005 // 8:00am10:00am
Middle East Program
Opening Remarks: Ambassador Hattie Babbitt, Senior Vice-President, Hunt Alternatives Fund; Johanna Mendelson-Foreman, Senior Program Officer for Peace, Security, and Human Rights, United Nations Foundation.Speakers: Emem Okon, Program Officer, Niger Delta Women for Justice; Sanam Anderlini, former Policy Commission Director, Inclusive Security: Women Waging Peace; Mildred Sandi, President, DP Foundation and member, Southern African Conflict Prevention Network; Alexandra Belandia, former Culture Director, Universidad Santa María.This event is co-sponsored with the Conflict Prevention Project and Africa Program of the Wilson Center, and Inclusive Security: Women Waging Peace.

The Culture of Death: Terrorist Organizations and Suicide Bombing

February 17, 2005 // 7:30am9:30am
Middle East Program
Ami Pedahzur, Deputy Chair, National Security Studies Center, Haifa University; currently the Donald D. Harrington Fellow, University of Texas at Austin.Co-sponsored with the the RAND Corporation and the U.S. Army's Eisenhower National Security Series.

Do Elections a Democracy Make? Covering the Iraqi and Palestinian Elections – A Report from the Field

February 16, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Speaker: Trudy Rubin, Foreign Affairs Columnist, The Philadelphia Inquirer

U.S. Policy and the Middle East

February 15, 2005 // 11:00pm
Global Europe Program
Dr. Ian Lesser, Senior Scholar for the Southeast Europe Project lectures at the John Cabot University in Rome, Italy.

Live Webcast: U.S.-Iran Relations After the Palestinian and Iraqi Elections

February 09, 2005 // 11:30am1:00pm
Middle East Program
Ken Pollack, Director of Research, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, and Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, The Brookings Institution; Hadi Semati, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center, and Professor of Political Science, Faculty of Law and Political Science, Tehran University, Iran.The video of this event is available here.

Live Webcast: Iraq After the Elections

February 03, 2005 // 11:00am12:15pm
Middle East Program
Yitzhak Nakash, Current Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow; Associate Professor of Middle East History, Brandeis University. This event is co-sponsored with the Conflict Prevention Project and the Middle East Program. The video of this event is available here.

Book Launch: Truth Abouth Camp David: The Untold Story about the Collapse of the Middle East Peace Process

January 25, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Clayton Swisher, C&O Resources

The Women's Movement in the Maghreb and Iran

January 13, 2005 // 11:00am12:15pm
Middle East Program
Lilia Labidi, Professor of Psychology and Anthropology, University of Tunis, Tunisia; Nayereh Tohidi, Professor of Women's Studies and Sociology, Women's Studies Department, California State University-Northridge

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 4 of 6

January 11, 2005 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The fourth meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health series features anthropologist Dr. Lilia Labidi of the University of Tunis and Dr. Karen Hardee, director of research at the Futures Group International in Washington.

Women's Perspectives from Pakistan and Iran: Searching for Modernity in an Age of Militarization

December 09, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Shahla Haeri, Director, Women's Studies Program and Associate Professor of Anthropology, Boston University; Ayesha Siddiqa, Fellow, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Independent Security Analyst and Author

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