• Panel Discussions
    The Arab WorldPublic Opinion

    The Findings of the 2022 Arab Opinion Index

    Jan 19, 2023 12:00 - 1:30 PM ET

    Experts discuss the finding of the 2022 Arab Opinion Index, including public sentiment on normalization and US foreign policy regarding Palestine. The 2022 Ara…

  • Webinar
    Media and Technology

    The Rise of Digital Authoritarianism in the Arab World: Surveillance, Censorship, and Disinformation Warfare

    Dec 13, 2022

    Experts discuss the rise of digital authoritarianism in the Arab world and the alarming information crisis the region is currently facing.

  • Webinar
    IraqDemocracy and Governance

    Iraq at a Crossroads: Challenges and Prospects Facing the New Government

    Dec 1, 2022

    Experts discuss the future of the new Iraqi government, challenges facing the country, and the impact of Prime Minister al-Sudani's government on regional and …

  • Webinar
    Saudi ArabiaEnergy and Economics

    The US-Saudi Rift: Economic Disagreement or Geopolitical Realignment?

    Nov 10, 2022

    Experts discuss the impact of the OPEC+ decision to cut oil production on US-Saudi relations and the implications of the decision for geopolitical dynamics in …

  • Keynote Conversations
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    The 2022 Israeli Elections: The Continued Rightward Shift and the Rise of Religious Zionism

    Nov 8, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

    The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) organizaed a public lecture by Azmi Bishara on the results of the recent Israeli Elections and the impl…

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelDemocracy and Governance

    Israeli Elections 2022: Between Fragile Coalitions and Extreme Nationalism

    Oct 27, 2022

    Experts discuss the prospects for the Israeli election of 2022, as well as its domestic and international implications, Benjamin Netanyahu possible return to p…

  • Conferences
    Security and Defense

    Security and Securitization in the Middle East and North Africa

    Oct 12-13, 2022

    Arab Center Washington DC dedicated its seventh annual conference to the issue of securitization in the Middle East and North Africa, the growth of which has l…

  • Webinar
    TurkeyRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Turkey and the Arab World: Ankara’s Shifting Relations and Evolving Foreign Policy

    Sep 29, 2022

    Experts discuss Turkey’s evolving foreign policy, its shifting relations with the Arab world, global and regional dynamics, factors impacting Ankara’s foreign …

  • Keynote Conversations
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Settler Colonialism in Ireland and Palestine

    Sep 24, 2022

    Rashid Khalidi discuss settler colonialism in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Ireland. Khalidi is Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia Univers…

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelInternational Law

    Jerusalem’s Religious Status Quo: Erosion and Future Implications

    Sep 20, 2022

    Experts discuss the status and erosion of the Jerusalem Status Quo today, as well as Israeli violations, future implications for Jerusalem, and prospects for e…

  • Panel Discussions
    IranUS Foreign Policy

    A Renewed Iran Nuclear Deal: Prospects, Challenges, and Global and Regional Implications

    Sep 8, 2022

    Iran experts discuss the most recent rounds of negotiations, as well as prospects for restoring the JCPOA, challenges to reaching an agreement, concerns regard…

  • Panel Discussions
    LibyaEnergy and Economics

    The Future of Libya: Prospects for Economic Development and an End to the Conflict

    Aug 30, 2022

    Libya has been stuck in a multifaceted political, security, and economic crisis post-2011. Both the civil war and the increasing fragmentation of governance in…

  • Featured Speakers
    SyriaIdentity Politics and Sectarianization

    Governance and Territorial Fragmentation in Syria: Assessing the Humanitarian and Political Challenges

    Aug 2, 2022

    The webinar features Abdurrahman Mustafa, Prime Minister of the Syrian Interim Government, discussing his government’s achievements and challenges. Other panel…

  • Panel Discussions
    US Foreign Policy

    Biden’s Trip to the Middle East: Objectives and Potential Outcomes

    Jul 14, 2022

    Experts examine the objectives, implications, and expected outcomes of President Biden's Middle East trip and whether his campaign promises of a foreign policy…

  • Panel Discussions
    Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Unraveling the Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh: The Issue of Accountability

    Jun 30, 2022

    The webinar discusses the findings of existing investigations and debates whether they can lead to accountability and the protection of journalists and of pres…

  • Panel Discussions
    EgyptEnergy and Economics

    Egypt’s Uncertain Future: Political, Economic, and Human Rights Challenges

    Jun 23, 2022

    Egypt today is facing unprecedented political, economic, and social challenges that are due to both internal and external factors. Since the 2013 coup and the …

  • Palestine/IsraelJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Jerusalem and the Battle for Survival

    Jun 18, 2022

    The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and the Institute for Palestine Studies organized a lecture by Palestinian historian and professor at Birzeit U…

  • Panel Discussions
    TunisiaDemocracy and Governance

    The Future of Tunisian Democracy: US Policy and Tunisia’s Current Political Crisis

    Jun 2, 2022

    The webinar discusses the future of democracy and governance in Tunisia, the status of the country's political crisis, and recommendations for US policy.

  • Panel Discussions
    Palestine/IsraelProtests and Activism

    The Targeting of Palestine Activism in the United States: Suppression of American Constitutional Rights

    May 26, 2022

    This webinar discusses the efforts to suppress and criminalize the movement for Palestinian rights in the United States and the implications of those measures …

  • Panel Discussions
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    Lebanon in Crisis: Hard Realities and Recommendations for a Way Forward

    May 12, 2022

    This webinar analyzes the different aspects of political, economic, and social life in Lebanon today and seeks to answer some fundamental and serious questions…