Events

*POSTPONED* Trafficking of Women: The Case of Iran

June 13, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Roya Karimi, Iranian journalist

*POSTPONED*The Future of Civil Society in Iran

June 12, 2003 // 12:00pm1:30pm
Omid MemarianIranian journalist

The Islamization of Central Asia: Politics, Economics and Society

June 11, 2003 // 1:00pm5:00pm
This conference is co-sponsored by The Asia Program, Kennan Institute and Middle East Project.

Book Launch -- MARTYRS: Innocence, Vengeance and Despair in the Middle East

June 02, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Joyce Davis is an acknowledged expert on the Middle East and Islamic movements. Her newest book offers insights into Islam's teaching on martyrdom and its connection to the September 11 attacks on the United States. Ms. Davis also is author of Between Jihad and Salaam: Profiles in Islam, a collection of profiles and interviews with Islamic leaders around the world.

The Status of Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Iraq: A View from the Field

May 29, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Zainab Salbi, President and Founder, Women for Women International

Democracy and Moderation in an Islamic Society: The Case of Turkey

May 15, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Binnaz Toprak is a professor of Political Science and International Relations at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul.

Afghanistan: Stagnation or Recovery -- Perspectives from an Aid Worker Based in Northeastern Afghanistan

May 13, 2003 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Alex Klaits, Program Manager, Christian Children's Fund/Child Fund Afghanistan

Bridging the Gap between America and the Muslim World: The Role of Muslim and Arab American Organizations

May 13, 2003 // 9:00am11:00am
Radwan Masmoudi, founder and President, Center for the Study of Islam & Democracy; Nihad Awad, co-founder and Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations; and Azizah al-Hibri, professor, T. C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond

Film: Afghanistan Unveiled

April 24, 2003 // 4:15pm6:00pm
Co-sponsored with the Asia Foundation, this documentary marks the culmination of a groundbreaking training program for Afghan women journalists.

Winning the Peace: Women's Role in Post-Conflict Iraq

April 22, 2003 // 8:45am12:30pm
Nasreen Mustafa Sideek, Minister of Reconstruction and Development, Kurdistan Regional Government; Zainab Al-Suwaij, Executive Director, American Islamic Congress; Ambassador Hattie Babbitt, Senior Vice President, Hunt Alternatives Fund and Women Waging Peace; Abdulaziz A. Sachedina, Professor of Islamic and Shi'ite Studies, University of Toronto, Zainab Salbi, President, Women for Women International; Rakiah Al-Kayssi, Iraqi Jurist Association; and Sanam Anderlini, Policy Commission Director, Women Waging Peace/Hunt Alternatives Fund

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