Middle East and North Africa Events

Event: Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) and the Post-Arafat Era

April 21, 2005 // 12:00am
Middle East Program
Mohammed Dajani, Director, American Studies Institute, Al-Quds University; Visiting Scholar, Salve Regina University

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.

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