Fifth Annual ASMEA Conference
History and the “New” Middle East and Africa

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Fifth Annual ASMEA Conference

History and the “New” Middle East and Africa

October 11-13, 2012 |Key Bridge Marriott Hotel | Washington, D.C.

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The 2012 conference featured:

  • Special presentation by acclaimed scholar Dr. Gérard Prunier on Gaddafi’s Downfall and its Impact on Sub-Saharan Africa .
  • Opening remarks by H.E. Houda Ezra Nonoo, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • Panel discussions on “The New/Old Heroes of Iran,” “Christian-Muslim Encounters in the Medieval Middle East,” “Israel: Threats Real and Imagined,” “Leaders at the Dawn of Post-Colonial Africa” and many more topics in Middle Eastern and African Studies and related disciplines.
  • Banquet luncheon and professional networking reception.
  • Film Screenings.
  • Displays by publishers of the latest academic titles.

 

View the SCHEDULEVIDEOS, list of PAPERS presented, and AWARDS.

Listen to and download podcasts from the Sixth Annual Conference here