Past Events

Roundtable with Bernard Haykel

On November 16, AGSIW hosted a discussion with Bernard Haykel on the state of U.S.-Saudi relations and the latest social, political, and economic developments underway in Saudi Arabia.

Book Launch: Urban Modernity in the Contemporary Gulf

On October 26, AGSIW hosted the book launch of "Urban Modernity in the Contemporary Gulf" on architectural production in the modernization era in the Arabian Peninsula.

Petro Diplomacy 2021: Gulf Countries in a Net-Zero World

For the seventh consecutive year, AGSIW convened its Petro Diplomacy conference.

A New Era for Gulf Sovereign Wealth Funds?

On October 14, AGSIW, in partnership with ABANA, hosted a discussion examining the role of Gulf sovereign wealth funds in the world economy.

What to Expect From Qatar's First Legislative Elections

On September 30, AGSIW hosted a discussion ahead of Qatar's first legislative elections.

The European Union and Gulf Cooperation Council: A New Path for Cooperation?

On September 23, AGSIW hosted a discussion examining prospects and challenges for increased cooperation between the EU and Gulf countries.

Iraq's October Elections: A Game Changer or More of the Same?

On September 7, AGSIW hosted a discussion on Iraq's upcoming parliamentary elections.

Transitioning to Non-Oil Economies in the Gulf: Successes, Failures, and the Path Forward

On July 27, AGSIW and the National University of Singapore's Middle East Institute hosted a discussion on economic diversification efforts in the Gulf Arab states.

Reengaging Assad: What's Behind Arab Outreach to Syria?

On July 22, AGSIW hosted a discussion examining Gulf Arab reengagement with the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Can a New U.N. Envoy Produce Peace in Yemen?

On July 15, AGSIW hosted a discussion on the top issues and challenges facing the incoming United Nations special envoy for Yemen.

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