Resources

April 15, 2014

Inquiry Interviews #2 2014

Student Resources

Rolland Gillah (EPIIC)

Michael Ratcliff (Broad Ripple High School, Indianapolis, Indiana)

Anya Score (Columbia Prep School, New York, New York)

April 15, 2014

EPIIC Symp 2014-Friday Panel Political Islam and Governance AUDIO

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Issandr el Amrani | Project Director, North Africa, International Crisis Group; Founder, The Arabist blog

Mohammed S Dajani Daoudi | Founder and Executive Director, Wasatiyya, Moderate Islamic Movement in Palestine; Founding Direc- tor, American Studies Institute, Al Quds University

Presentation of Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award by Becky Allen and Eloise Harnett, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Members

Robert P. Parks | Director, Centre d’Etudes Maghrebines en Algerie (American Institute for Maghrib Studies) Mowaffak al Rubaie | Former National Security Advisor, Iraq; former Member of Parliament, Iraq

Hugh Roberts | Edward Keller Professor of North African and Middle Eastern History, Tufts University; former Director, North Africa Project, International Crisis Group

Presentation of EPIIC Colloquium Recognition Award by Kirsten Gute, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member

Student Presentation

Max Fathy and Rebecca Varley, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Members

“The Turkish Model: Perception vs Reality”

Moderated by Sam Whitefield, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member 

 

April 14, 2014

2014 China-US Symposium

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April 11, 2014

EPIIC Symp 2014- Friday Panel AUDIO: Civil Military Relations And Security Sector Reform

Audio/Video
The 29th Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium

Friday, February 28

Civil-Military Relations and Security Sector Reform in Political Transitions

Ibrahim el Ghazawi | Former Advisor, Office of the Minister of Interior, Egypt; Former Visiting Fellow, U.S. Army Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)

Karim Haggag | Deputy Director, Policy Planning Division, Foreign Ministry, Egypt
Jean-Louis Romanet Perroux | PhD candidate at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Richard Shultz | Director of the International Security Studies Program, The Fletcher School, Tufts University; Author, The Marines Take Anbar: The Four Year Fight Against al Qaeda

Student Presentations

Sarah Butterfield’14 and Isabel Weiner’14, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Members

“The Arrogance of Power”

Jackie Faselt’17, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member

“The Effect of International Military Education on Civil Military Relations” Moderated by David Riche, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member

 

April 11, 2014

EPIIC Symp 2014 Thursday Keynote Address-Elizabeth Thompson: 100 Years after World War I: Enduring Consequences for the Middle East and North Africa

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The 29th Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium

Keynote Address: 100 Years after World War I: Enduring Consequences for the Middle East and North Africa

Elizabeth Thompson | Associate Professor of History, University of Virginia; Author, Justice Interrupted: The Struggle for Constitutional Government in the Middle East

Introduction by Abuzar Royesh, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member 

 

April 11, 2014

EPIIC Symp 2014-Collapse of Sovereignty: The State of the State Report Audio

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The 29th Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium

Thursday, February 27

Collapse of Sovereignty: The State of the State Report

Nimrod Hurvitz | Professor of Middle East History, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Ariel Levite | Nonresident Senior Associate, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Former Principal

Deputy Director General for policy, Israeli Atomic Energy Commission

Introduction by Olivia Holt-Ivry, MALD Candidate, The Fletcher School; Teaching Assistant, EPIIC 

 

April 10, 2014

Inquiry Interviews 2014

Audio/Video

Student Interviews:

David Riche (EPIIC)

Suada Noor (John D. O'Bryant High, Roxbury, MA)

Lucas Feuser (Packer Collegiate, Brooklyn, NY)

April 10, 2014

EPIIC Symposium 2014 - Civil-Military Relations and Security Sector Reform in Political Transitions Panel Friday VIDEO

Audio/Video

The 29th Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson EPIIC International Symposium

Panel, Friday February 28, 2014

Civil-Military Relations and Security Sector Reform in Political Transitions
 

Richard Shultz | Director of the International Security Studies Program, The Fletcher School, Tufts University; Author, The Marines Take Anbar: The Four Year Fight Against al Qaeda

Karim Haggag | Deputy Director, Policy Planning Division, Foreign Ministry, Egypt

Jean-Louis Romanet Perroux | PhD candidate at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Ibrahim el Ghazawi | Former Advisor, Office of the Minister of Interior, Egypt; Former Visiting Fellow, U.S. Army Peacekeeping & Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)

Student Presentations

Sarah Butterfield’14 and Isabel Weiner’14, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Members

“The Arrogance of Power”

Jackie Faselt’17, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member

“The Effect of International Military Education on Civil Military Relations”

Moderated by David Riche, 2014 EPIIC colloquium Member

 

 

April 08, 2014

EPIIC Symposium 2014-Friday Introductions and William J. Burns Keynote VIDEO

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Introductions and Welcomes
David Harris | Provost and Senior Vice President, Tufts University

Sherman Teichman | Director, Institute for Global Leadership

Gabriella Zoia | 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member

Adm. James Starvidis | Dean, The Flectcher School, Tufts University
Keynote Address: America and a Changing Middle East

William J Burns | Deputy Secretary of State, U.S. Department of State; Career Ambassador; former Under Secretary for Political Affairs; former Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs; former Ambassador to Jordan

April 03, 2014

Hanan Ashwari: Palestine and the Peace Imperative: Repetetive Patterns and Shifting Dynamics

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Hanan Ashrawi is a Palestinian leader, legislator, activist, and scholar. She was the first woman to be elected to the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (2009) and she currently holds a seat in that organization, which is the highest executive body in Palestine. Ashrawi has been a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council since 1996 and was also appointed as the Palestinian Authority Minister of Higher Education and Research in the same year. Ashrawi also served as a member of the Leadership Committee and as an official spokesperson of the Palestinian delegation to the Middle East peace process, beginning with the Madrid Peace Conference of 1991.

As a civil society activist, she founded MIFTAH, the Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy, in 1999 and continues to serve as head of its board of directors. The same year, Ashrawi founded the National Coalition for Accountability and Integrity (AMAN). Additionally, she is the founder of the Independent Commission for Human Rights (ICHR) and has served as its commissioner since 1994. As an academic, she founded and chaired the Department of English at Birzeit University and became dean of the faculty of arts. She is the recipient of a number of honorary degrees as well as distinguished awards from various international and local organizations.

April 03, 2014

EPIIC Symposium 2014: The Unraveling of Syria Video

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Part 2

Part 3

Nabih Bulos | Independent Journalist, contributing to Los Angeles Times, National Public Radio and other major media outlets

Amb Robert Ford | US Ambassador to Syria (January 2011 to February 2014)

Presentation of Dr. Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award by Wen Hoe, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member

Mark Katz | Professor of Government and Politics, George Mason University; Author, “Moscow’s Middle East Policy” (inFocus
Quarterly, 2014)

Curt Rhodes | Founder and International Director, Questscope; Social Entrepreneur of the Year for the Middle East and North Africa, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship

Aaron Zelin | Richard Borow Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; Fellow, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence, King’s College of London

Radwan Ziadeh | Scholar at Risk, Syria; Recipient, 2009 Academic Freedom Award, Middle East Studies Association; Senior Fellow, United States Institute for Peace; Founder and Director, Damascus Center for Human Rights Studies

Moderated by Sam Rock, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member

 

April 02, 2014

EPIIC Symposium 2014: The Future of the Kurds Panel

Audio/Video

Friday February 27, 2014 Cabot Auditorium, 8:00pm

Maria Fantappie | Iraq and Kurd Analyst, International Crisis Group

Kemal Kerkuki | Former Speaker, Kurdistan Parliament, and Member, Kurdistan Democratic Party and KDP Politburo, Head, KDP Public Relations Office, Kurdish Regional Government, Iraq

Malik Mufti | Professor of Political Science, Tufts University; and Author, Daring and Caution in Turkish Strategic Culture: Republic at Sea

Mowaffak al Rubaie | Former National Security Advisor, Iraq; former Member of Parliament, Iraq; Fletcher-Institute for Global Leadership Senior Stateman-in-Residence and the Taiwan Foundation Distinctive Keynote, Tufts University

Student Presentation

Ethan Finkelstein’16 and Ryan Youkilis’16, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Members: “Iraqi Kurdistan, Its Neighbors, and Israel”

Moderated by Gia Rowley, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member

March 27, 2014

Svetlana Broz Mayer Award Talk

Audio/Video
March 26, 2014

MENA Inquiry 2014 Simulation Questions

Student Resources

Questions that will guide the Inquiry simulation for high-school students on the future of democracy in Iraq to take place the weekend of April 4-6, 2014. 

March 26, 2014

MENA Inquiry 2014 Simulation Roles

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