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 SCHEDULEVIDEOS, and  AWARDS for Best Paper and Travel Grant Recipients.