Past Events

I2U2: Partnership for the Future or Prisoner of the Past?

On August 10, AGSIW, the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy, and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies hosted a discussion on the new quadrilateral forum comprising India, Israel, the UAE, and the United States.

How Has the Invasion of Ukraine Reshaped Russia’s Influence in the Middle East?

On August 4, AGSIW, the University of Haifa, and the National Security Studies Center hosted a discussion examining Gulf-Russia relations since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Roundtable With Ambassador Mohammed A. Al-Hadhrami

As part of AGSIW’s Ambassadors Series, H.E. Mohammed A. Al-Hadhrami, ambassador of Yemen to the United States, discussed local developments in Yemen as well as ongoing international and domestic efforts to bring the conflict in the country to an end.

What Did Biden's Trip Achieve for the United States and Its Middle East Partners?

On July 19, AGSIW hosted a discussion examining President Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s visit to Israel, the occupied Palestinian territories, and Saudi Arabia and considering implications for relations with the United States' partners in the region.

Book Launch: Kinship, State Formation and Governance in the Arab Gulf States

On Thursday July 7, AGSIW hosted a discussion on Scott Weiner's new publication examining tribe-state relations in the Gulf.

Living Heritage: Passing on Traditions, Exploring the UAE’s Cultural Traditions at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

On Friday June 24, AGSIW, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, and the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, DC hosted a discussion featuring three culture bearers from the UAE.

Can Biden's Visit Create a Lasting Recalibration in the U.S.-Saudi Partnership?

On Tuesday June 21, AGSIW hosted a discussion on President Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s planned visit to Saudi Arabia and implications for U.S.-Saudi relations.

Art Talk: Artists in the Gulf Push Creative and Cultural Boundaries

On June 8, AGSIW and the Khaleeji Art Museum hosted a discussion featuring three artists from Kuwait, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates.

Understanding Global Political Violence: Implications for the Middle East and the West

On May 31, AGSIW hosted researchers and guests from the Chicago Project on Security and Threats to present findings and insights into political violence across the globe for 2021.

International and Regional Involvement in the Middle East

“International and Regional Involvement in the Middle East" is a bimonthly workshop series launched in September 2021, co-hosted by AGSIW and the University of Haifa.

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