Fourth Annual ASMEA Conference
Out of the Past, Into the Future: Reflections on the Middle East and Africa

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November 3-5, 2011 | Key Bridge Marriott Hotel | Washington, D.C.

The 2011 Conference featured:

  • Keynote address by His Excellency Barham Salih, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region.
  • Remarks by His Excellency Ali Suleiman Aujali, Ambassador of Libya.
  • Featured presentations by top policymakers and scholars.
  • Roundtable discussions on “Turkey as a Democratic Ally under the AKP,” “The Saddam Tapes, 1978-2001: The Inner Workings of a Tyrant’s Regime,” and “Syria’s Freedom Revolution: The Struggle for a Post-Assad Future.”
  • Panels with the lastest academic research on “The Egyptian Feminist Movement,” “Islamic Anti-Semitism and the Arab-Zionist Conflict,” “Museveni in Uganda,” “The Hidden Imam and Khomeini’s Revolution,” and many more in Middle Eastern and African studies, and related disciplines.
  • Banquet luncheon and professional networking reception.
  • Displays by publishers of the latest academic titles.
View the schedule here, videos here, and Best Paper Prizes here.