Event Recordings

TRI Lunchtime Lectures


S. MohseniThe Crisis in Afghanistan: America’s Involvement and the Implications of its Imminent Withdrawal

Saad Mohseni, MOBY Group

May 13, 2021



R. Al AqeediThe Past and Future of the Iraqi City of Mosul

Rasha Al Aqeedi, Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy

April 20, 2021



U. FreitagAn Arabian Port in Global Perspective: Jeddah, the Gate to Mecca from the mid-19th to mid-20th Centuries

Ulrike Freitag, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient and Freie Universität Berlin

April 15, 2021



H. MicheronThe History of Jihadism in Europe and its Evolution, 1989-2021

Hugo J. Micheron, Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University

April 13, 2021



H. ChehabiThe Iranian Revolution: A Precursor to Worldwide Populism?

Houchang E. Chehabi, Boston University

April 7, 2021



C. ParreiraPolitics at the Periphery: Local Governance and Regime Consolidation in Postwar Lebanon

Christiana M. Parreira, Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University

March 31, 2021



G. RobinsonGlobal Jihad and Movements of Rage

Glenn E. Robinson, author and associate professor, Naval Postgraduate School

February 9, 2021



E. PeregoHumor and Social Mobilization in the Maghrib: The Case of Algeria

Elizabeth M. Perego, Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University

November 17, 2020



Amb. NusseibehChallenges and Opportunities in the Middle East: A UAE Perspective

Her Excellency Mrs. Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the United Nations. Non-Resident Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Grenada

October 27, 2020



G Salame

The Challenges of Conflict Resolution in the Middle East

Ghassan Salamé, professor emeritus, Sciences-Po, Paris

September 10, 2020



N. ShehadiLebanon: A Tale of Three Explosions

Nadim Shehadi, Lebanese American University, New York Headquarters and Academic Center

September 3, 2020



A. OrkabyThe Forgotten War: Yemen’s Regional Crisis in the Midst of a Global Pandemic

Asher Orkaby, Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Princeton University

May 12, 2020



N. OsmanTangoing with the Ummah: Malaysia’s Quest for Leadership in the Muslim World

Mohamed Nawab Osman, University of California-Berkeley

February 27, 2020



A.AlJalladDeath and Remembrance in Pre-Islamic Arabia

Ahmad Al-Jallad, The Ohio State University

November 25, 2019



P. SalemDynamics of Change in a Turbulent Middle East: Challenges for US Policy

Paul Salem, The Middle East Institute

November 5, 2019



M. WagnerTheological Humor in Eighteenth-Century Yemen

Mark Wagner, Louisiana State University

April 3, 2019



Photo of Peter TherouxIs Saudia Arabia a City of Salt?

Peter Theroux, writer and translator

March 26, 2019



K. HuenefeldDhimma as Action Space:  Conceptualizing the Protection Relationship between Imam Yahya Hamid Al-Din (r. 1904-1948) and the Jews of Sanaa

Kerstin Hünefeld, Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies (UPenn)

March 12, 2019



A. AlFonehThe Islamic Republic 1979–2018: From Theocracy to Military Dictatorship

Ali Alfoneh, Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington (AGSIW)

February 27, 2019