Resources

February 28, 2014

EPIIC 2014 Intro & Keynote: Amb. William J. Burns [Video]

Audio/Video

Friday, February 28, 2014
6:30-7:30 PM

Introductions and Welcomes

David Harris | Provost and Senior Vice President, Tufts University

Sherman Teichman | Director, Institute for Global Leadership

Gabriella Zoia '15 | 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member

Adm. James Starvidis | Dean, The Flectcher School, Tufts University

Keynote Address: America and a Changing Middle East

Amb. 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

February 28, 2014

Dedication to Anthony Shadid (1968-2012) [Audio]

Audio/Video

Friday, February 28, 2014
6:30 PM

Dedication to Anthony Shadid

The dedication of EPIIC 2014: The Future of the Middle East and North Africa to Anthony Shadid (1968-2012)

Nichole Sobecki | Independent Photographer; Former Correspondent, GlobalPost; EPIIC’06

Sherif Mansour | Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator, Committee to Protect Journalists

February 27, 2014

EPIIC 2014 Keynote: Elizabeth Thompson: 100 Years after World War I [Audio]

Audio/Video

Thursday, February 27, 2014
7:30 PM

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 '16, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member 

February 27, 2014

EPIIC 2014 Workshop Report: Collapse of Sovereignty: The State of the State [Audio]

Audio/Video

Thursday, February 27, 2014
7:00 PM

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 Principle Deputy Director General for policy, Israeli Atomic Energy Commission

Introduction by Olivia Holt-Ivry '15, MALD Candidate, The Fletcher School; Teaching Assistant, EPIIC 

February 27, 2014

EPIIC 2014 Panel: The Future of the Kurds [Audio]

Audio/Video

Friday February 27, 2014
8:00 PM

The Future of the Kurds

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 Statesman-in-Residence and the Taiwan Foundation Distinctive Keynote, Tufts University

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

Moderated by Gia Rowley '16, 2014 EPIIC Colloquium Member

February 24, 2014

Synaptic Scholars Application, Class of 2017

Student Resources

The application for the Synaptic Scholars class of 2017. Applications are now closed. Freshman in the class of 2018 can participate in the application process in early Spring of 2015. 

February 20, 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. 

February 20, 2014

MENA Inquiry 2014 Simulation Roles

Student Resources

High-school roles for the 2014 Inquiry simulation for high-school students on the Future of Democracy in Iraq to take place the weekend of April 4-6, 2014.

February 20, 2014

MENA Inquiry 2014 Participating Schools

Student Resources

The list of participating schools in the 2014 Inquiry simulation for high-school students on The Future of Democracy in Iraq to take place the weekend of April 4-6, 2014.

February 20, 2014

MENA Inquiry 2014: Saudia Arabia Briefing Paper

Student Resources

The briefing paper prepared by the high-school delegation representing Saudi Arabia at the 2014 Inquiry simulation on The Future of Democracy in Iraq to take place April 3-5, 2014. 

February 20, 2014

MENA Inquiry 2014: United States Briefing Paper

Student Resources

The briefing paper prepared by the high-school delegation representing the United States at the 2014 Inquiry simulation on The Future of Democracy in Iraq to take place April 3-5, 2014. 

February 20, 2014

MENA Inquiry 2014: Jordan Briefing Paper

Student Resources

The briefing paper prepared by the high-school delegation representing Jordan at the 2014 Inquiry simulation on The Future of Democracy in Iraq to take place April 3-5, 2014. 

February 20, 2014

MENA Inquiry 2014: Dawa Party Briefing Paper

Student Resources

The briefing paper prepared by the high-school delegation representing the Dawa Party of Iraq at the 2014 Inquiry simulation on The Future of Democracy in Iraq to take place April 3-5, 2014. 

February 20, 2014

MENA Inquiry 2014: Iraqi Minorities Coalition Delegation Briefing Paper

Student Resources

The briefing paper prepared by the high-school delegation representing the Iraqi Minorities Coalition at the 2014 Inquiry simulation on The Future of Democracy in Iraq to take place April 3-5, 2014. 

February 20, 2014

MENA Inquiry 2014: Saudi Arabian Delegation to Iraq Briefing Paper

Student Resources

The briefing paper prepared by the high-school delegation representing Saudi Arabia at the 2014 Inquiry simulation on The Future of Democracy in Iraq to take place April 3-5, 2014.