ASMEA Annual Conference
The Middle East and Africa:
Historic Connections and Strategic Bridges
October 22-24, 2009
The second annual conference of the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) will be held October 22-24, 2009 at the Key Bridge Marriott in Washington, D.C.
Entitled, The Middle East and Africa: Historic Connections and Strategic Bridges, the conference will feature presentations and roundtables that demonstrate the inter-relationships between the two regions over time with special emphasis on the historical, political, economic, religious, security and cultural links between them.
Along with the academic paper presentations and roundtables, ASMEA’s 2009 conference will feature special presentations by:
* ASMEA Chairman Bernard Lewis
* John Bolton, Former United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations and former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security
* Gerard Prunier, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris
View the entire schedule (subject to change) at the ASMEA website.