Kapali Carsi, Istanbul. Photo by Nick Grosoli from Flickr

Upcoming Events

30Jun

CMED Chats is a unique new monthly series that will engage charismatic guests who are from the Middle East and North Africa or connected to the region in some capacity. Our host, CMED Director, Dr. Steven Spiegel, will sit down for a one-on-one casual chat of at least 30 minutes, covering a variety of topics that will highlight the myriad voices and realities that enrich this colorful region. In Episode 2, we chat with internationally renowned journalist, Robin Wright.

Zoom Event 10:00 AM (Pacific Time)

15Jul

CMED Chats is a unique new monthly series that will engage charismatic guests who are from the Middle East and North Africa or connected to the region in some capacity. Our host, CMED Senior Fellow, Steve Zipperstein, will sit down for a one-on-one casual chat of at least 30 minutes, covering a variety of topics that will highlight the myriad voices and realities that enrich this colorful region. In Episode 3, we chat with Vice President of the Richardson Center for Global Engagement, Mickey Bergman.

Zoom Event 10:00 AM (Pacific Time)


Recent Events

9Jun

Ehud Yaari, commentator for Israel's Channel 12 TV, and Dr. Mkhaimar Abusada of Al-Azhar University-Gaza, will assess the results of the recent 11-day warfare that has ended in ceasefire. Both speakers will focus on whether conditions can be improved and whether Israeli-Palestinian accommodation is conceivable. Thus, the past and future will be at the forefront of this conversation.

Zoom Webinar 10:00 AM (Pacific Time)

25May

CMED Chats is a unique new monthly series that will engage charismatic guests who are from the Middle East and North Africa or connected to the region in some capacity. Our hosts will sit down for one-on-one casual chats of at least 30 minutes, covering a variety of topics that will highlight the myriad voices and realities that enrich this colorful region. In Episode 1, we chat with Ambassador Hesham Youssef.

Zoom Event 10:00 AM (Pacific Time)