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2014

Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Sadat’s Egypt

A Conversation with Abdullah Al-Arian     Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:00pm - 2:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 Abdullah Al-Arian is an assistant professor of history at Georgetown University’s School of...

Combating the ISIS Threat: A Path Forward

with Stephen Biddle and Marc Lynch     Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 Join GW's Stephen Biddle and Marc Lynch for an in-depth discussion of the Obama administration's current...

Through Their Eyes

Presented by Operation GW VALOR, the Office of Military and Veteran Student Services, and the Institute for Middle East Studies     Friday, November 7, 2014 6:30pm - 8:30pm Cloyd Heck Marvin Center 800 21st St Continental Ball Room, 3rd floor Through Their...

Public Opinion in the Arab World

What Do the Latest Surveys Tell Us?     Friday, October 31, 2014 10:00am - 12:00pm US Institute of Peace 2301 Constitution Ave, NW The Arab uprisings were a vivid demonstration of the importance of public opinion in the Middle East. Frustrated by poor...

Iranian Policy toward the Iraqi and Syrian Crises

with Jubin Goodarzi   Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:30pm Elliott School of International Affairs Room 505 Tehran has had a longstanding alliance with Damascus over the past 35 years, and its relations with Baghdad have steadily improved since the ouster of Saddam...

No End in Sight

with Paul Hughes, Barbara Bodine, and Lawrence Wilkerson     Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 The Middle East Policy Forum will show the documentary “No End in Sight,” which provides...

Reporting from Yemen

A Conversation with Laura Kasinof     Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:00pm Elliott School of International Affairs Room 505 Laura Kasinof is a freelance journalist who reported from Yemen from 2009 to 2012. As the Arab Spring spread to country in 2011, she...

The Arab Uprisings Explained

A Half-Day Conference   Friday, October 3, 2014 9:00am Elliott School of International Affairs Lindner Family Commons, Room 602 This half-day conference celebrates the release of the edited volume The Arab Uprisings Explained: New Contentious Politics in the...