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Events: Roundtables

Upcoming Roundtables

Please check back soon for a listing of upcoming events.


Recent Roundtables

A Conversation with Leila Ahmed about her recent book, "A Quiet Revolution: The Veil's Resurgence, from the Middle East to America"
Thursday, April 19, 2012, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker: Leila Ahmed, Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School
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Two Women's Lives in the Great War
Thursday, April 12, 2012, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker: Joyce Barsam, Vice President and Trustee, The Tavitian Foundation; Member, Board of Overseers, The Fletcher School
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The Economic Consequences of the North African Spring: What Model after the Demise of the Washington Consensus? Will Politics Derail Economics?
Wed., April 11, 2012, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker
: Francis Ghilès, Senior Research Fellow, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs
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Power Sharing in the Middle East and the Ottoman Legacy
Thursday, April 5, 2012, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker
: Nadim Shehadi, Associate Fellow of the Middle East Program at Chatham House, United Kingdom
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Talking About A Revolution: The Uprisings in North Africa One Year Later
Thursday, February 16, 2012, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker:
William Lawrence, North Africa Director for International Crisis Group
Lecture Summary |  Watch the Video

Whither Israeli Democracy?
Thursday, February 9, 2012, 12:30-2:00 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University
Speaker:
David Kretzmer, Professor Emeritus of International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Professor of Law at the Sapir Academic College, Israel
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The Riddle of Iran's Nuclear Program
Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 12:30pm
Chase Center, Tufts University
Speaker: Roger Cohen, New York Times and International Herald Tribune columnist
Speaker Biography & Lecture Summary

Student Panel: Interning in the Middle East
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Lecture Summary

The Arab Revolution as a Second Renaissance
Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 12:30 PM
Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University

Speakers: Jean-Pierre Filiu, Associate Professor at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris
Moderated by: Ibrahim Warde, Adjunct Professor of International Business, The Fletcher School, Associate Director, The Fares Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies
Speaker Biography & Lecture Summary |  Watch the Video

Understanding Contemporary Turkey
Monday, October 17, 12:30 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University

Speaker: Feroz Ahmad, Professor and Chair, History Department, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
Speaker Biographies & Lecture Summary

The Economic and Financial Consequences of the Arab Spring
Wednesday, September 28, 12:30 PM
The Fares Center Conference Room (Mugar 129), Tufts University

Speaker: Raed Charafeddine, First Vice-Governor, Central Bank of Lebanon
Speaker Biographies & Lecture Summary

Libya: Lessons & Prospects
Monday, September 19, 12:30 PM
7th floor, Cabot Intercultural Center, Tufts University

Chaired by: William Rugh and Ibrahim Warde
Speaker Biography & Lecture Summary  |  Watch the Video |  Watch the Q & A
 


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2010-2011 | 2009-2010 | 2008-2009 | 2007-2008 | 2006-2007

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