Middle East and North Africa Events

Book Launch - The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization

November 08, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Richard Bulliet, Professor of History, Columbia University

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 3 of 6

November 04, 2004 // 11:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
At the third meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health series, Dr. Gruenbaum discusses community-based efforts to change attitudes toward female genital cutting in Sudan, and Dr. Inhorn focuses on the impact of Islamic teachings on the spread of infertility technologies.

Live Webcast--Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Middle East Forum: The Strategic Challenges Facing Israel in the Region

October 21, 2004 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
with H.E. Daniel Ayalon, Ambassador of Israel to the United States. This event will be webcast.

Role of International NGOs in Disaster Management: Focus on Challenges and Opportunities in Bam

October 18, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Baquer Namazi, Director, Hamyaran NGO, Tehran, Iran

Book Launch: Islam In Russia: The Politics of Identity and Security

October 13, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Shireen Hunter, Director, Islam Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

The Future of Civil Society in Iran

October 04, 2004 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Middle East Program
Cyberspace as Subversive Space for Women?: Women's Websites and Weblogs in Iran -- Mahsa Shekarloo, Editor of Bad Jens, Iranian Feminist Online Journal; Commentator -- Sussan Tahmasebi, Iran CSO (Civil Society Organization) Training and Research Center, Tehran.This event is co-sponsored with The Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University.

Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health: Part 2 of 6

October 04, 2004 // 12:00am
Environmental Change and Security Program
The second meeting in the Islam, Gender, and Reproductive Health conference series focuses on how religion and policy affect and address the reproductive health needs of women in Islamic settings.

Ballots and Battles – Assessing Afghanistan on the Eve of its Elections

September 30, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Cheryl Benard, Senior Political Analyst, RAND Corporation

Changes in the Status of Egyptian Women: A View through the Prism of Marriage and Divorce

September 28, 2004 // 10:00am11:30am
Middle East Program
Speakers: Mona Mikhail, Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University; and Diane Singerman, Associate Professor, Department of Government, School of Public Affairs, American University

Iraq - From Despair to Hope: An Analysis of Tribal, Ethnic, and Religious Dynamics in Iraq Today

September 21, 2004 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Canon Andrew White, Residentiary Canon and Director of the International Centre for Reconciliation (ICR) at Coventry Cathedral; Eric Lane Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge; Archbishop of Canterbury's Special Representative to the Middle East. We are experiencing technical difficulties with the webcast. An archive video of this event will be available here at a later date.

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