Middle East and North Africa Events

The Middle East at a Crossroad – An Israeli Perspective

October 30, 2003 // 11:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Ambassador Harry Kney-Tal, Head of the Center for Political Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem; and Barukh Binah, Head of the International Affairs Bureau Center for Political Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem

Morocco: The Mountain and the Desert

October 22, 2003 // 4:30am6:00pm
Middle East Program

Ballistic Missiles in Iran's Military Thinking

October 14, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Kamran Taremi, Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Tehran, Iran and Short-term Scholar, Kennan Institute

Book Launch--The Modern History of Iraq

October 02, 2003 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Middle East Program
Book launch and reception with Phebe Marr, Independent Scholar

The WMD Debate in Iran

September 25, 2003 // 11:45am1:30pm
Middle East Program
Farideh Farhi, University of Hawaii-Minoa

Security Dilemmas in Central Asia: Competition for Influence

September 23, 2003 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Middle East Program
Speakers: Mehrdad Haghayeghi, Associate Professor of Political Science, Southwest Missouri State University; Peter Sinnott, Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Affairs, Harriman Institute, Columbia University; Nikolai Zlobin, Director, Russian and Asian Programs, Center for Defense Information.Chair: Robert Hathaway, Director, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson Center.This event is co-sponsored with the Kennan Institute and the Asia Program.

A View From Inside Syria

September 22, 2003 // 4:00am5:00pm
Middle East Program
Ammar Abdulhamid, Project Coordinator, DarEmar (Damascus, Syria)

Women, Islam and Human Rights in Africa

September 17, 2003 // 9:00am12:00pm
Middle East Program
Speakers: Ayesha Imam, Coordinator, Baobab, Nigeria; Sondra Hale, Professor of Anthropology and Women's Studies, UCLA; Mounira Charrad, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Center for Middle East Studies, University of Texas at Austin; and moderated by Mary Osirim, Professor of Sociology and Co-Director, Center for Ethnicities, Communities and Social Policy, Bryn Mawr College. This event is co-sponsored with the Woodrow Wilson Center's Africa Project.

Successful Autocracy in the Middle East?

September 16, 2003 // 8:30am3:30pm
Middle East Program
By Invitation Only

The Future of Iran's Islamic Republic: Evolution or Revolution

September 15, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Ramin Jahanbegloo, Head of the Department for Contemporary Studies, Cultural Research Bureau, Tehran, Iran.

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