French Foreign Policy in the Middle East

Domestic and Foreign Policy Under Israel’s New Government

*No registration required. Join the event by clicking on the Zoom link below or copying it into your browser manually: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84359266782 Since his reelection in 2021, French President Emmanuel Macron has aimed to foster close ties with Egypt and the Gulf states, making France one of the most active and influential Western countries in the […]

In Conversation with Brian Hook

Domestic and Foreign Policy Under Israel’s New Government

*No registration required. Join the event by clicking on the Zoom link below or copying it into your browser manually:https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88951187480 Join MENAF in conversation with Brian Hook to discuss his unparalleled foreign policy experience in three U.S. presidential administrations. Mr. Hook most recently served in the Trump administration as U.S. Special Representative for Iran (2018-20) and […]

Domestic and Foreign Policy Under Israel’s New Government

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Register for the event on Zoom at the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_vugTgR5wQR2s1XGh0OF_DQ On 3rd November 2022 Benjamin Netanyahu’s election win brought to end an unprecedented period of difficulties with forming lasting governing majorities in Israel, after the Jewish State conducted five parliamentary elections in four years’ time. Instability, however, persists in both the domestic and international arenas. […]

“Oil Leaders”. In Conversation with Ibrahim Al-Muhanna

Newnham College, Cambridge & Online on Zoom Sidgwick Hall, Newnham College, Sidgwick Ave, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Register for the event below. 2022 has catapulted energy policies to the forefront of government agendas in Europe and across the world. Ibrahim Al-Muhanna’s book, “Oil Leaders: An Insider’s Account of Four Decades of Saudi Arabia and OPEC’s Global Energy Policy” (Columbia University Press, 2022), provides a rare view into the strategic decision making that […]

Locked Out of Development: Insiders and Outsiders in Arab Capitalism

Newnham College, Cambridge & Online on Zoom Sidgwick Hall, Newnham College, Sidgwick Ave, Cambridge, United Kingdom

*Separate registration for IN PERSON and ONLINE attendees below. The political economy of the MENA region remains among the least neoliberal internationally. State intervention and protection for select sectors and actors remains pervasive while elite-level insider cartels remain rooted in licensing, trade protection, and the allocation of subsidies. Labour markets are deeply divided between protected […]

2023 Turkish Elections: 5 More Years of Erdogan?

Newnham College (Cambridge) & Online on Zoom Barbara White Room, Newnham College, Sidgwick Ave, Cambridge, Select a State or Province:, United Kingdom

*Separate Registration for IN PERSON and ONLINE attendees below.Described as the “World’s Most Important Elections of 2023”, Turkey faces dual presidential and parliamentary votes holding considerable ramifications for its future trajectory, both at home and abroad. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, now in power for 20 years between his time in the Presidency and former role […]

The Geopolitics of Energy in the East Mediterranean

Newnham College, Cambridge & Online on Zoom Sidgwick Hall, Newnham College, Sidgwick Ave, Cambridge, United Kingdom

*Separate registration for IN PERSON and ONLINE attendees below. A series of discoveries over the past decade revealed that the East Mediterranean region sits on large reserves of natural gas. Plans between Israel, Egypt, and Greece were quickly drafted to develop an ambitious pipeline spanning over 3200 kilometres, with the potential to reduce European reliance […]

The Hamas-Israel War: Regional Perspectives

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Register to attend the event online on Zoom: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_H_QYbBYFTyWX-c1rmMr7-A* The event is organised and hosted in collaboration with Audere International.The war, triggered by Hamas' unprecedented surprise attack on Israeli towns on 7th October presents a watershed moment in the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with potential far-reaching implications for Israel's most immediate neighbourhood as well […]

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