PAST SPEAKERS
2021 Speakers

Since 2006, the Middle East Forum of Falmouth has presented over 70 lectures
on a wide range of subjects related to the Middle East, presented by a diverse array of experts.

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The Western Sahara Conflict: Africa's Last Colony and Why it Matters 

JACOB MUNDY, Professor, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Colgate University

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Israel-Palestine Confederation: A Vision that
Starts Today

BERNARD AVISHAI, Professor, Hebrew University and Dartmouth College

SAM BAHOUR, Independent political analyst and business consultant, Ramallah

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Shifting Sands: The Future of Israeli-Palestinian Relations

ASAF ROMIROWSKY, Director, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East

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Gaza’s Struggle: Between Fading Hope and Growing Resilience

YASSER ABU-JAMEI, Director, Gaza Community Mental Health Programme, Palestine 

SARA ROY, Senior Research Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

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How a Century of Wars, Invaders, Dictators, and Poverty Generated Today’s Dismal Arab Condition

RAMI KOURI, Director, Global Engagement, American University of Beirut; Nonresident Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

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Can the US Refashion Itself as a Peacemaker in the Middle East?

TRITA PARSI, Executive Vice President, Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, Washington D.C.

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International Law and its Application to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

JULES LOBEL, Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law