Upcoming Events

Upcoming Event

The Long Game in Iraq: Are Shia Clerics and Activists Finding Common Cause To Confront the State?

On Tuesday June 29, AGSIW will host a discussion of Geneive Abdo's recent paper examining cooperation between influential Iraqi clerics and civil society activists.

Past Events

Viennese Waltz: How Can the U.S. Balance Its Priorities With Gulf Arab Concerns as It Engages Iran?

On June 16, AGSIW hosted a discussion on the ongoing Vienna negotiations aimed at reviving the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear agreement.

Sectarian Identities and the Rise of Nationalism in the Middle East

On June 9, AGSIW and SEPAD hosted a discussion examining sectarianism and nationalism in the Middle East.

Reaching for the Golden Ticket: Long-Term Residency and Citizenship Schemes in the Gulf

On June 2, AGSIW hosted a discussion on the economic future of expatriates and citizens in the Gulf.

The Gulf Cooperation Council at 40

On May 27, AGSIW hosted a discussion examining the Gulf Cooperation Council's impact on its member states, the Gulf, and international relations, 40 years after its founding.

A Conversation with H.E. Nayef Falah M. Al-Hajraf, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council

Al-Hajraf provided insights on the GCC's current state of affairs following the Al Ula summit and renewed hopes for increased cooperation among its member countries.

The Future of Renewable and Low Carbon Energy in the Middle East and North Africa

On May 19, AGSIW hosted a discussion on the transition to renewable and low carbon energy in the Middle East and North Africa.

Tehran and Washington: Back to the Nuclear Deal, and Beyond?

On May 17, AGSIW hosted a discussion examining the Biden administration's efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal.

With Renewed Efforts To End the War, What are the Prospects for Peace in Yemen?

On Wednesday April 28, AGSIW hosted a discussion on efforts to end the conflict in Yemen.

The Transformation of Abu Dhabi's Oil Industry

Ben Cahill discussed the fundamental shift in Abu Dhabi's oil policy since 2016.

Roundtable with Ambassador Leslie M. Tsou, U.S. Ambassador to Oman

As part of its Ambassadors Series, AGSIW hosted a discussion with Ambassador Leslie M. Tsou, U.S. ambassador to Oman.

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