• Webinar
    Energy and Economics

    MENA Economies in Crisis: Global Shocks, Structural Challenges, and Prospects for Reform

    Jul 6, 2023

    Experts discuss the compounding and severe economic challenges facing the MENA region today, as well as opportunities for growth and economic progress.

  • Webinar
    Palestine/IsraelMedia and Technology

    Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights: The Case of Israeli Surveillance of Palestinians

    Jun 15, 2023 10:00 am - 11:30 am ET

    Experts discuss role of artificial intelligence in the Israeli occupation and its biometric surveillance of Palestinians, and explore the implications for huma…

  • Webinar
    SudanConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The Conflict in Sudan: Will the Humanitarian Ceasefire Translate to a Political Resolution?

    Jun 1, 2023

    Experts discuss the conflict in Sudan and its humanitarian impact, the potential for the recent Saudi-US brokered ceasefire agreement to hold, and the prospect…

  • Conferences
    The Arab WorldUS Foreign Policy

    A US Pivot Away from the Middle East: Fact or Fiction?

    May 18, 2023

    Experts discuss the US pivot to Asia, it's rationale, military and economic dimensions, geopolitical implications, and effects on Middle East countries.

  • Conferences
    LevantConflicts and Conflict Resolution

    The “Abraham Accords”: Implications for Human Rights, a Just Peace, and US Policy

    May 2, 2023

    Experts discuss the implications of the Abraham Accords for human rights and democracy across the Middle East, as well as for US policies and priorities, regio…

  • Featured Speakers
    SyriaRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    Arab Normalization with the Assad Regime: Domestic and International Implications

    Apr 25, 2023

    Speaker Bio:Bader Jamous is the President of the Syrian Negotiation Commission. He defected from the Assad regime at the beginning of the Syrian Revolution and…

  • Webinar
    LevantJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Detainees and Forcibly Disappeared Persons in Syria: Paths to Truth and Accountability

    Apr 20, 2023

    Experts examine the extent of arbitrary detentions and enforced disappearances in Syria, outline the processes already set up to address this crisis, analyze i…

  • Webinar
    Media and Technology

    Women’s Digital Activism and the Struggle for Democracy in the Middle East

    Apr 11, 2023

    Experts discuss women’s social media activism in the Middle East and analyze the strategies, methods, achievements, and obstacles women face in different count…

  • Webinar
    IranRegional Relations and Geopolitics

    The Global Significance of the China-Brokered Saudi-Iran Deal

    Mar 30, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

    Experts discuss the significance and scope of this agreement, the motivations of the three countries involved, the sustainability and feasibility of implementi…

  • Webinar
    LevantDemocracy and Governance

    Israel’s Judicial Overhaul: Domestic and International Implications

    Mar 23, 2023

    Experts discuss recent events in Israel and their implications for the country as a whole, for Palestinians in particular, for Israeli relations with the globa…

  • Webinar
    LebanonDemocracy and Governance

    The Humanitarian Impact of Lebanon’s Deepening Crises

    Mar 16, 2023

    Experts discuss the roots of the country’s political gridlock and financial collapse, explore their impact on the population in Lebanon, and provide recommenda…

  • Webinar
    LevantGlobal Health and Health Policy

    The Aftermath of the Syria-Turkey Earthquake: Humanitarian Crises and Geopolitical Challenges

    Feb 28, 2023

    Experts discuss the situation in northern Syria and southern Turkey, the magnitude of the humanitarian catastrophe, local and international responses, and the …

  • Webinar
    LevantJustice, Equality, and Human Rights

    Protecting Human Rights in Occupied Palestine: Working Through the United Nations

    Feb 16, 2023 12:00 - 1:30 PM ET

    Three former UN Special Rapporteurs discuss the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967.

  • Webinar
    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
    LevantDemocracy 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
    LevantDemocracy 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
    Conflicts and Conflict Resolution

    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…