592 Events

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

WATCH: Israel and Gaza: How did we get here? Where are we heading?

Mon., Nov. 20, 2023 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Harvard Business School - Klarman Hall

Join us for a panel discussion featuring Amaney Jamal, Princeton University, David Makovsky, The Washington Institute, Khalil Shikaki, Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, and Shai Feldman, Brandeis University, moderated by MEI Faculty Chair Tarek Masoud, about the recent tragedies facing the Israeli and Palestinian peoples, the historical and current factors that led to this conflict, and the broader geopolitical implications.

Study Group - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Study Group - Policy vs. Politics: Insights from the field in reforming social protection, education, taxation, and public sector accountability with H.E. Dr. Omar Razzaz

Tue., Nov. 14, 2023 | 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Belfer Building - Bell Hall, 5th Floor

Middle East Initiative Senior Fellow Dr. Omar Razzaz, former Prime Minister of Jordan, will lead a three-part study group on “Policy vs. Politics: Insights from the field in reforming social protection, education, taxation, and public sector accountability.”

 

THIS STUDY GROUP IS FOR HUID HOLDERS ONLY

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Egypt in a Changing Middle East: A Conversation with Naguib Sawiris

Thu., Oct. 26, 2023 | 4:00pm - 5:15pm

Littauer Building - Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor

Join the Middle East Initiative for a conversation with Naguib Sawiris, Chairman of Orascom Investment Holding, on the current political and economic landscape in Egypt and the country’s role in a changing Middle East. This talk will be moderated by Dr. Shady ElGhazaly Harb MC/MPA 2023, with introductory remarks from MEI Faculty Chair Professor Tarek Masoud.

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

WATCH: Israel and Gaza: Is there a way out of the crisis?

Mon., Oct. 23, 2023 | 11:30am - 12:45pm

Taubman Building - Nye A, B, & C, 5th Floor

MEI will host a panel discussion moderated by Tarek Masoud on the recent events in Israel and Gaza with Edward P. DjerejianShai FeldmanAbdel Monem Said Aly, and Khalīl Shikaki, with an introduction from Meghan O’Sullivan


This event will be limited to HUID holders only. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED - NO EXCEPTIONS.
 

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

A Conversation with Avner Halperin on the War, its Impact on Israel, and the Future of Coexistence

Thu., Oct. 19, 2023 | 4:00pm - 5:15pm

Littauer Building - Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor

Join the Middle East Initiative for a conversation with Israeli entrepreneur, executive, and MEI Fellow Avner Halperin on the war, its impact on Israel, and the future of coexistence with Professor Tarek Masoud, MEI Faculty Chair and Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Governance.

This event is open to HUID holders only. Registration is required and will be checked at the 3rd floor entry (near the Fainsod Room, L-324). 

Seminar - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

A Conversation with Dr. Salam Fayyad, Former Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority

Wed., Oct. 18, 2023 | 3:30pm - 4:45pm

Taubman Building - Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor

Join the Middle East Initiative for a conversation with Dr. Salam Fayyad, Former Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, about the war and its impact on Gaza and the West Bank, Palestinian fragmentation, and prospects for Palestinian statehood with Professor Tarek Masoud, MEI Faculty Chair and Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Governance.

 

THIS EVENT IS FOR HUID HOLDERS ONLY | REGISTRATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE A SEAT AS CAPACITY IS LIMITED

JFK Jr Forum - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

WATCH: Hamas and Israel: What happened, what does it mean, and what's next?

Fri., Oct. 13, 2023 | 4:00pm - 5:15pm

Harvard Kennedy School - Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum

Professor Shibley Telhami of the University of Maryland, Professor Shai Feldman of Brandeis, and Former Ambassador to Israel and Syria Edward Djerejian will discuss the ongoing events in Israel/Palestine with MEI Faculty Chair Professor Tarek Masoud.

Seminar - Open to the Public

50 Years Since the 1973 Oil Embargo: Reflections and Perspectives

Thu., Oct. 12, 2023 | 4:00pm - 5:15pm

Littauer Building - Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor

Belfer Center Director Professor Meghan O'Sullivan, MEI Senior Fellow Mohammed Alyahya, Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets Dr. Helima Croft and Global Energy & Climate Innovation Editor at The Economist Vijay Vaitheeswaran, will discuss the effects of the 1973 Oil Embargo and the current geopolitics of energy. Opening remarks will be delivered by MEI Faculty Chair Professor Tarek Masoud.