Kapali Carsi, Istanbul. Photo by Nick Grosoli from Flickr

Upcoming Events


The latest publication in the CMED Routledge Book Series analyzes the role of the law during the last decade of the British Mandate for Palestine, making an essential contribution to the literature on lawfare, framing and narrative, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Author Steve Zipperstein will present highlights of his work and Professor Steve Spiegel will moderate a discussion based on audience questions.

Zoom Webinar 10:00 AM (Pacific Time)

Recent Events


CMED Chats is a unique monthly series that engages charismatic guests who are from the Middle East and North Africa or connected to the region in some capacity. Our host, CMED Research Fellow, Dr. Eric Bordenkircher, 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 6, we chat with Friedmann Fellow at the Washington Institute's Geduld Program on Arab Politics, Hanin Ghaddar.

Zoom Event 10:00 AM (Pacific Time)


In this last of 3 sessions on Afghanistan and MENA, we will try to assess and predict the impact on the country itself, the states it borders, the region surrounding the Taliban victory, and the impact of recent events on the balance between Mideast countries. A distinguished panel from varied backgrounds will provide the basis for explaining the crisis we confront. Brief presentations will be followed by audience Q&A.

Zoom Webinar 10:00 AM (Pacific Time)