Here you can find video and audio recordings of Middle East Initiative events. Many audio recordings of MEI events are made available through SoundCloud. To view the full playlist of MEI event recordings on SoundCloud, click here.
May 24, 2016
An audio recording of a book talk by Marc Lynch, Professor of Political Science at George Washington University and Director of the Project on Middle East Political Science, on his most recent book The New Arab Wars: Uprisings and Anarchy in the Middle East.
May 12, 2016
A collection of resources from the Middle East Initiative's events during March 2016, marking the fifth anniversary of the start of Syria's uprising, focusing on the international political and humanitarian response to the ongoing Syrian civil war and refugee crisis.
May 5, 2016
An audio recording of a talk by Mouin Rabbani, Former Head of Political Affairs, Office of the UN Special Envoy for Syria.
May 5, 2016
Podcast: "Unfinished Revolutions: Yemen, Libya, and Tunisia after the Arab Spring" with Ibrahim Fraihat
An audio recording of a book talk by Ibrahim Fraihat, Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution Doha Center and Affiliate Scholar, Georgetown University in Qatar, on his most recent book Unfinished Revolutions from Yale University Press.
May 2, 2016
Excerpt from a March 31 installment of the “Inside the Middle East" Q&A Series, with Mouin Rabbani, Former Head of Political Affairs, UN Special Envoy for Syria, on Palestine, Syria, and the successes and failures of UN efforts for peace in Syria.
April 30, 2016
Ambassador Dennis Ross, special Middle East coordinator under President Bill Clinton, and a key figure in the Israel-Palestine peace talks, sits with Satgin Hamrah, Associate Editor of the Harvard Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy to talk about American diplomacy in the Middle East.
April 8, 2016
Excerpt from a March 30 installment of the “Inside the Middle East" Q&A Series, with Pierre Krahenbuhl, Commissioner General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), on emergency relief, development, and the future for Palestine refugees.
April 7, 2016
Podcast: "Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War" with Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami
An audio recording of a book talk by Robin Yassin-Kassab, journalist and media commentator on Syria and the Middle East, and Leila Al-Shami, founding member of Tahrir-ICN.
March 10, 2016
An audio recording of a book talk by Melani Cammett, Professor of Government, Harvard University and Ishac Diwan, Distinguished Chair of Arab World Studies, Paris Sciences et Lettres.
March 10, 2016
An interview with Karim Sadjadpour, Senior Associate of the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, on the Iran-Saudi rift.