Journalist, businesswoman and humanitarian Princess Basmah bint Saud spoke about her proposed "Fourth Way" at lecture sponsored by the UCLA Center for Middle East Development.
Princess Basmah bint Saud gave a lecture on April 15, 2013 that outlined her concept of "The Fourth Way," a method of establishing a new platform to help bring stability to the world where large international non-governmental.
A recent course on the Arab Spring taught by CMED Director Steven Spiegel invited specialists from around the country and UCLA to lecture on individual countries—some in person and some via a videoconferencing link.
A podcast of a public lecture by Ambassador Oded Eran, sponsored by UCLA CMED.
Yael Warshel will speak about her work on April 17
Professor Gerald Steinberg speaks on Israel's reaction to the recent events in the Middle East.
Russell Burgos, an 18-year U.S. Army and Army Reserve veteran, uses his experience in Iraq in his teaching and research.
The controversial Palestinian request for UN membership is the culmination of three competing strategies pursued by the US, Israel, and the Palestinians over the last three years.
Nine UCLA political science students recently returned from Kuwait, where they learned first-hand about life in Kuwait and some of the issues facing its citizens.
The Kuwait Ministry of Information sponsored a trip for UCLA students to learn about Kuwaiti history and politics September 9-17, 2011.
Frederic C. Hof, Special Coordinator for Regional Affairs at the Office of the Special Envoy for Middle East Peace at the U.S. State Department, paid a visit to UCLA on September 22, 2011. During his visit, he was able to share his thoughts on current events in Syria during a lecture hosted by CMED. The following is a written version of his address.
A lecture and question and answer session with James A. Larocco, Ambassador (Retired) and Director, Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA), National Defense University
Leaders from more than 80 countries convene to discuss Middle East’s future
Professor Steven Spiegel appears on UCLA News Week to discuss the current crisis in Libya.
Are you interested in the politics of the Middle East? Do you want to understand the origins of the current crises in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Iran, Israel and Palestine?
In a panel discussion with UCLA faculty members, Tim Sebastian, founder of "The Doha Debates," says that Arab governments will lose control over what is said and written in their countries within a generation.
On Tuesday, September 28, UCLA's Center for Middle East Development (CMED) hosted a panel discussion on "Is Freedom of Speech Possible in the Arab World?" with Tim Sebastian, Dr. Asli Bali and Professor David Kaye.
At the 5th annual conference on "Enriching the Middle East's Economic Future," held in conjunction with the Doha Forum, distinguished participants search for practical solutions to regional issues. The three-day event has been organized by the UCLA Center for Middle East Development.
Steven Spiegel, the director of the Center for Middle East Development at UCLA, presents the innovative and informal negotiation techniques that he is urging the Obama administration to employ as it pursues security in this historically volatile region.
Establishing Formal Rules such as Property Rights is a Promising Road to Sustainable Economic Growth and Peace
Elena Panaritis, author of Prosperity Unbound: Building Property Markets with Trust (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), speaks at UCLA.
Book talk with Dan Fleshler, author of "Transforming Americas Israel Lobby: the Limits of Its Power and the Potential for Change."
Podcast of a lecture by Ayman Abdel Nour presented by the UCLA Center for Middle East Development and the UCLA International Institute on March 11, 2009.
In discussing Obama's America: The Economic Scene, while my primary focus will be the American economy and its impact on the Middle East and the world economy, I hope through my comments to also help you identify the opportunities that exist to enhance the economic future of the Middle East, to which we are all committed. I genuinely believe that these opportunities exist even in and especially because of these very difficult times in which we find ourselves.
A public lecture by Dr. Shibley Telhami
Podcast of a lecture by Nizar Abdel-Kader sponsored by the UCLA Center for Middle East Development
Lawrence E. Butler, the deputy assistant secretary of state who oversees U.S. policy in Iraq, offers an optimistic assessment of Iraq's prospects for a UCLA audience.
Ambassador Lawrence E. Butler, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, comments on our current state of relations with Iraq, and the political, security and economic challenges ahead.
The Humanitarian Intervention Task Force (HITF) was established by Professor Steven Spiegel, Director of the UCLA Center for Middle East Development, in response to a request from the Ford Foundation to examine the question of Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect as they relate to the Middle East.
Podcast of Aaron David Miller lecture on his visit to UCLA 8 April 2008. Miller's talk was co-sponsored by the UCLA International Institute and the UCLA Center for Middle East Development.