Video Archive

TRI Lunchtime Lectures


G Salame
The Challenges of Conflict Resolution in the Middle East
Virtual Talk

Ghassan Salamé, professor emeritus, Sciences-Po, Paris

September 10, 2020


N. Shehadi

Lebanon: A Tale of Three Explosions
Virtual Talk

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

September 3, 2020


A. Orkaby

The Forgotten War: Yemen’s Regional Crisis in the Midst of a Global Pandemic
Virtual Talk

Asher Orkaby, Princeton University

May 12, 2020


N. Osman

Tangoing with the Ummah: Malaysia’s Quest for Leadership in the Muslim World

Mohamed Nawab Osman, University of California-Berkeley

February 27, 2020


A.Al-Jallad pic

Death and Remembrance in Pre-Islamic Arabia

Ahmad Al-Jallad, The Ohio State University

November 25, 2019



Dynamics of Change in a Turbulent Middle East: Challenges for US Policy

Paul Salem, The Middle East Institute

November 5, 2019


Photo of Mark Wagner

Theological Humor in Eighteenth-Century Yemen

Mark Wagner, Louisiana State University

April 3, 2019


Photo of Peter Theroux

Is Saudia Arabia a City of Salt?

Peter Theroux, writer and translator

March 26, 2019


Photo of Kerstin Huenefeld

Dhimma 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


Photo of Ali Alfoneh

The Islamic Republic 1979–2018: From Theocracy to Military Dictatorship

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

February 27, 2019