Thank you to our 2022 Speakers!

See below for links to lecture recordings.


Israel's Strategic Challenges in the New Middle East

Sunday May 8 @ 5:00 PM (EDT)

General Amos Yadlin, Belfer Center, Harvard

About the Speaker

(There is no recording of this talk, at the speaker's request.)


Russia's War in Ukraine:  The Implications for Russia's Policies in the Middle East

Sunday July 17 @ 5:00 PM (EDT)

Carol R. Saivetz, Senior Advisor, MIT Securities Studies, and Associate at Harvard’s Davis Ctr for Russian and Eurasian Studies

About the Speaker 

Recording: Saivetz Lecture 

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Global Jihad: A Brief History

Sunday, July 24 @ 5:00 PM (EDT)

Glenn E. Robinson, Naval Postgraduate School + Center for Middle East Studies, UC Berkeley

About the Speaker

Recently published book: Global Jihad: A Brief History

Recording:  Robinson Lecture  

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What Afghanistan Has to Teach Us

Sunday, July 31 @ 5:00 PM (EDT)

Sarah Chayes, Afghanistan expert and author

About the Speaker

Recently published book:  On Corruption in America and What Is at Stake

Recording: Chayes Lecture


Mythologies and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Sunday, August 14 @ 5:00 PM (EDT)

Jerome Slater, Author and Political Science Professor (ret) 

About the Speaker

Recently published book:  Mythologies Without End: The US, Israel, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1917-2020

Recording:  Slater Lecture

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Are We Witnessing a New Era for the U.S. in the Middle East?

Sunday, August 28 @ 5:00 PM (EDT)

Vali Nasr, Johns Hopkins School of Int'l Studies

About the Speaker

Recording:  Nasr Lecture

Information about the webinars presented in earlier years is available on the Past Speakers page.