The Middle East and the Global Order: Great Powers and Key Sectors
Date(s) - 06/07/2018 - 07/26/2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Middle East Institute
The Middle East Institute's Department of Languages and Regional Studies
The Middle East Institute’s Department of Languages and Regional Studies is pleased to announce a new regional studies course being offered for beginner to intermediate students of any age who wish to gain a better understanding of today’s issues facing the Middle East.
This course will be on Thursdays and offer students an in-depth look into the Middle East from the perspective of the worlds great powers and key global international institutions through weekly lectures and discussions led by MEI’s renowned experts. Key issues will include the following:
1) An analysis of historical and future perspectives of the Middle East and the Global Order
2) Russian, Chinese, and European interests in the region.
3) The role of international and intergovernmental organizations such as the World Bank, IMF, UN, NATO, etc. This course will give students the opportunity to gain essential knowledge on the Middle East that can be used in future life experiences and career endeavors.
- HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE | THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE GLOBAL ORDER: Paul Salem, Senior Vice President of Policy and Research Programs
THE TRUMP DOCTRINE | US INTERESTS IN A VOLATILE REGION: Allen Keiswetter, Scholar
US SECURITY AND COUNTERTERRORISM STRATEGY: William Wechsler, Senior Fellow on National Security and Counterterrorism
- THE STRATEGIC SEAM BETWEEN EUROPE AND THE MIDDLE EAST: Przemysław Osiewicz, Scholar
RUSSIA’S STRATEGY AND POLICY | AMBITIONS, TOOLS, AND METHODS: Ronda Slim, Director of Conflict Resolution and Track II Dialogues Program
CHINA’S NEW GRAND STRATEGY | PRESENT AND FUTURE: Dr. John Calabrese, Director Middle East-Asia Project
- INTERNATIONAL AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS: Shahrokh Fardoust, Scholar
FUTURE PERSPECTIVE: THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE GLOBAL ORDER: Ross Harrison, Senior Fellow
*Instructor line up subject to change