Event Archive

  • Yemen in the Midst of a Regional Proxy War
    May 26, 2015  – Beirut عربي

    Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, is reeling under the effects of war and facing shortages of water, food, and medical supplies.

  • Democracy and the Military Challenge
    May 21, 2015  – Beirut عربي

    Arab militaries have been instrumental for the development of democracy in some countries, but have upheld dictatorial regimes in others.

  • Youth Marginalization and Radicalization in North Africa
    May 14, 2015  – Rabat عربي

    Five years after the outbreak of the Arab Spring, the uprisings have failed to fulfill the people’s aspirations for democracy, freedom, and social justice.

  • Political Transformations in the Middle East and North Africa
    April 29, 2015  – Beirut عربي

    In celebration of the Carnegie Middle East Center’s tenth anniversary, Carnegie-affiliated scholars and regional policymakers will discuss and evaluate political transformations in the Middle East and North Africa.

  • The Future of Political Salafism in the Arab World
    April 16, 2015  – Beirut عربي

    Until the Arab uprisings of 2011, Salafist movements in the Arab world have mostly refrained from political participation. Today, however, the scenario has changed.

  • Citizenship, Justice, and Political Transitions in Egypt, Tunisia, and Yemen
    March 31, 2015  – Beirut عربي

    The popular movements that swept through the Arab world in the past four years have sparked widespread debates on what it means to be a citizen in the region.

  • Youth Marginalization and Radicalization Amid the Syrian Crisis
    March 19, 2015  – Beirut عربي

    As the Syrian crisis enters its fourth year, the situation continues to become more difficult for refugees, host communities, and donors. Among Syrian refugees, youth are one of the most critically affected groups.

  • Amr Hamzawy on the Plight of the Arab Nation-state
    March 18, 2015  – Beirut عربي

    The Carnegie Middle East Center welcomed Amr Hamzawy and Hazem al-Amin to examine the challenges facing democracy, development, and security in Egypt and the Levant region during the last four years.

  • The Armenian World, 100 Years After the Genocide
    March 10, 2015  – Beirut عربي

    One hundred years later, the issue of the Armenian Genocide still remains a contentious issue between Armenia and Turkey.

  • Cross-border Security Threats and Responses
    February 26, 2015  – Tunis عربي Français

    Modern jihadist organizations have taken advantage of continued instability to make themselves into territorialized organizations which frequently cross established state borders, such as the Islamic State.

  • The Ethics of Media Reporting on Terror
    February 18, 2015  – Beirut عربي

    Jihadist organizations like al-Qaeda and the Islamic State use propaganda tools to intimidate, control, and recruit. The mainstream media is forced to evaluate its own ethics and standards in fear of spreading the radicals’ messages.

  • Transitions and Security in North Africa: External and Internal Factors
    January 29, 2015 عربي

    Four years after efforts to topple authoritarian regimes in North Africa, the road to democratic governance is still incomplete.

  • Hungry for Peace: Positives and Drawbacks of Local Truces and Ceasefires in Syria
    November 11, 2014  – Beirut عربي

    As the war in Syria shows no sign of abating, localized efforts to reach truces and ceasefire agreements inside the country have become the subject of increasing international attention.

  • Writing for Think Tanks Workshop
    September 26, 2014  – Beirut

    The Carnegie Middle East Center hosted young scholars from the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo for a one day workshop that introduced them to writing and working for think tanks and the differences between policy and academic writing.

  • A Strategy for Fighting the Islamic State
    September 24, 2014  – Beirut عربي

    Following the U.S. announcement of a strategy against the Islamic State, the Carnegie Middle East Center held a talk to analyze the direction of American foreign policy and the creation of an international coalition to tackle the Syrian-Iraqi crisis.

  • Long-term Trends in Palestine
    September 17, 2014  – Amman

    Carnegie’s Washington-based Middle East Program and the Carnegie Middle East Center convened a special workshop that sought to examine potential long-term scenarios for the West Bank and Gaza and their impact on Palestinian life, politics, and livelihood.

  • What Next for Kurdistan and Iraq?
    July 17, 2014  – Beirut عربي

    As most of Iraq threatens to collapse under the weight of sectarian violence, Kurdistan in northern Iraq stands in sharp contrast. Will Kurdistan seize this opportunity to declare its independence?

  • Launching Event for the Arab Integration Report
    June 17, 2014  – Beirut عربي

    Arab integration offers a real opportunity for critical political, economic, social, and cultural developments, but significant challenges stand in the way of comprehensive integration.

  • Citizenship and Social Justice: Exploring New Frontiers
    June 12, 2014  – Beirut عربي

    Calls for dignity, freedom, and social justice in the Arab world have triggered fundamental questions about state–citizen relations and have dramatically transformed the landscape of civic activism.

  • Spaces of Citizenship: Exploring New Frontiers
    June 12, 2014  – Beirut

    This conference was the first in a series of dialogues that sought to explore the ideological backgrounds to the unfulfilled promise of social justice in Arab countries and sought to consider the challenges and options forward in the post-Arab uprisings environment.


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