EPIIC 2014 Symposium: The Future of the Middle East and North Africa

Date & Time February 26 - March 2, 2014 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tufts University, Cabot Auditorium
The Future of the Middle East and North Africa
The 29th Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium
Wednesday, February 26
  • Cultural Evening, 8:00pm
Thursday, February 27
  • Collapse of Sovereignty? The State of the State Report, 7:00pm
  • 100 Years after World War I: Enduring Consequences, 7:30pm
  • The Future of the Kurds, 8:00pm
Friday, February 28
  • Iraq: Its Uncertain Future, 9:00am
  • Civil-Military Relations and Security Sector Reform in Political Transitions, 12:30pm
  • Political Islam and Governance, 2:30pm
  • US Foreign Policy and Security in the Middle East and North Africa, 6:30pm
    • EPIIC Introduction, 6:30pm
    • Keynote Address, 7:00pm
    • Panel, 8:00pm
Saturday, March 1
  • Domestic Politics in the Gulf, 9:00am
  • Vying for Influence: Iran and Saudi Arabia, 11:00am
  • International Institutions and Intervention, 2:30pm
  • Expert-led Discussions (eg, Israel/Palestine, Nuclear Iran, Media, Refugees), 4:30pm
  • The Unraveling of Syria, 8:00pm
Sunday, March 2
  • Border Crossings: Refugees, Jihadists, Money, and Arms, 1:00pm
  • Education, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, 3:30pm
To see the symposium description, list of speakers, cost of attending, and international student delegations, visit the EPIIC 2013-14 homepage.
Co-sponsored by the International Crisis Group.
Supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
For directions to Cabot Auditorium at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, View Map. A Google search for "Fletcher School" will direct you to the right place.
No pre-registration necessary. Tickets will be available at the door for the entire symposium, days, or panels (Tufts students see whole symposium for $5). Mark your calendars!