2022 Lecture Schedule
All lectures will be offered as Zoom webinars.
Confirmed to date:
Israel's Strategic Challenges in the New Middle East
Sunday May 8 @ 5:00 PM (EDT)
General Amos Yadlin, Belfer Center, Harvard
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
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
Prof. Robinson’s recent book, Global Jihad: A Brief History, was named by Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy as a "Best Book of 2021”. It can be purchased online and will be available through Eight Cousins Books.
What Afghanistan Has to Teach Us
Sunday, July 31 @ 5:00 PM (EDT)
Sarah Chayes, Afghanistan expert, and author of
On Corruption in America -- And What is at Stake
Sunday, August 14 @ 5:00 PM (EDT)
Jerome Slater, Author and Political Science Professor (ret)
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
Information about the webinars presented in earlier years is available on the Past Speakers page.