Sixth Annual ASMEA Conference
Tides of Change: Looking Back and Forging Ahead in the Middle East and Africa

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Sixth Annual ASMEA Conference

Tides of Change: Looking Back and Forging Ahead in the Middle East and Africa

November 21 – 23, 2013 |Key Bridge Marriott Hotel | Washington, D.C.

The 2013 Conference Featured:

  • Mr. Michael Young, opinion editor of the Daily Star newspaper in Beirut, delivered the keynote address, “The Arab Upheavals: A View from Beirut.”
  • Opening reception remarks by H.E. Mbarka Bouaida, Minister Delegate of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Kingdom of Morocco
  • Roundtable discussions on: “Hezbollah in Lebanon, the Region, and Beyond,”  “Great Power Involvement in the Arab Upheavals,” “From Kissinger to Kerry: Forty Years of Failed Attempts to Solve the Arab-Israeli Conflict,” and “Revolution, Revolt, and Reform in North Africa.”
  • Panel presentations on scholarly topics from 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 SCHEDULE, the list of PAPERS presented, and the AWARDS for Best Paper and Travel Grant Recipients.

Visit our VIDEO page to view select Roundtable presentations and the Keynote Address from the 2013 conference.