[PAST EVENT] ASMEA Conference: History and the 'New' Middle East and Africa

October 11, 2012 - October 13, 2012
Key Bridge Marriott Hotel, Washington D.C.
This conference will include special presentations by acclaimed scholars Prof. Kanan Makiya on ?Two Years Later: Realities of the Arab Spring? and Dr. Gerard Prunier on ?Some Unforeseen Consequences of Gaddafi?s Downfall.? Also included will be panel discussions on ?Women and Cultures of Resistance in the Midst of National Disenchantment? and ?Cinema, Identity and Film in the Middle East and North Africa.? Paper presentations of the latest academic research in Middle Eastern and African studies, as well as related disciplines, will also be given.