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.