Events

Live Webcast: Can Iraq Become a Democracy?

March 16, 2005 // 8:00am9:30am
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
Adib Farha

Beijing + 10: Arab Women At A Glance

March 07, 2005 // 11:00am12:00pm
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
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
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.

Women's Role in Conflict Prevention and Nonviolent Transformation

February 24, 2005 // 8:00am10:00am
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
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
Speaker: Trudy Rubin, Foreign Affairs Columnist, The Philadelphia Inquirer

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

February 09, 2005 // 11:30am1:00pm
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
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.

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