2017 - 2020 SPEAKERS
Challenges and Reform Opportunities Facing Lebanon
RANDA SLIM, Senior Fellow and Director of Conflict Resolution and Track II Dialogues Program, Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C.
Oil, COVID and the New Middle East: Implications for U.S. Policy
JOSHUA LANDIS, Director, Center of Middle East Studies, University of Oklahoma, Norman OK
The Role of Religion in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
HENRY MUNSON, Department of Anthropology, University of Maine
The Hundred Years War on Palestine
RASHID KHALIDI, Department of History, Columbia University
Erdogen's Empire: Turkey and the Politics of the Middle East
SONER CAGAPTAY, Turkish Research Program, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Washington, D.C.
Why Trump Is Not the Problem
ANDREW BACEVICH, Professor Emeritus of International Relations and History, Boston University
Education in the Gulf Arab States: Promises and Perils
FARYAL KHAN, Visiting Practitioner, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Crisis in the Saudi-American Relationship?
F. GREGORY GAUSE, III, Head, International Affairs Department, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University
Iran-US Relations—Is Transforming Animosity into Friendship Possible?
SEYED HOSSAIN MOUSAVIAN, Specialist, Middle East Security and Nuclear Policy, Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University
An Innovative Approach to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Peace through Science
ALLEN TAYLOR, Director of STEP– Science Training Empowering Peace, and Professor of Nutrition, Development, Molecular and Chemical Biology, Tufts University
KIM KRONENBERG, STEP Associate Director, and Professor, Boston University School of Public Health
and MA College of Pharmacy
Turkey: Where is it Going?
LENORE MARTIN, Professor of Political Science, Emmanuel College
Why is the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Resistant to Resolution and What Should be Done?
NADIM ROUHANA, Professor of International Affairs and Conflict Studies, the Fletcher School, Tufts University
The Trump Administration and the Middle East:
a Six-month Report
ROBERT H. PELLETREAU, JR., Former Asst. Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs and former U.S. Ambassador to Egypt, Tunisia and Bahrain
Where is Israel in Trump's Middle East?
NAOMI CHAZAN, Former member and Deputy Speaker of Knesset, Dean, School of Government and Society, Academic College of Tel Aviv
The Syrian Conflict and Refugee Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and Responses
EMILY CURRY, Research Fellow, Middle East Center, Northeastern University
The United States and the Gulf
SUSAN ZIADEH, Former U.S. Ambassador to Qatar; Former Deputy Asst. Secretary of State, Near Eastern Affairs