Past Events

12Jul
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Political Economy] Revolution and Its Discontents: The Struggle for Reform in Post-revolutionary Iran

By Dr Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
St Cross College, University of Oxford    |    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

06Jul
Past Event: Public Events

The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

By Malik R. Dahlan
Chaired Professor of International Law and Public Policy
Queen Mary University of London    |    3.30pm to 5.00pm

05Jul
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Arabia Asia] A Northern Tier in West Asia? – States, Networks, and Informal Diplomacy

By Various    |    9:30 AM - 6:30 PM

03Jul
Past Event: Public Events

Between East and West: The Middle East or West Asia, What’s in a Name?

By Dr Brandon Friedman
Director of Research
Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies (MDC)
Tel Aviv University    |    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

21Jun
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Arabia Asia] Tigers-Turned-Traitors? The Business of Devotion in Turkish Foreign Policy

By Dr Serkan Yolacan
Research Fellow
Middle East Institute, NUS    |    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

13Jun
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Political Economy] Are People Losing Faith and Hope in the Government of “Prudence and Hope”?

By Dr Mehrdad Sepahvand
Senior Economic Advisor
Central Bank of Iran    |    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

22May
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Arabia Asia] Of Oil, Cities and Gold: The South Asian Footprint in the Persian Gulf

By Dr Nisha Mathew
Research Fellow
Middle East Institute
National University of Singapore    |    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

18May

Israel – Startup & Innovation Nation: No Room for Small Dreams

By Mr Chemi Peres
Chairman, Peres Centre for Peace & Innovation and
Co-Founder, Pitango Venture Capital    |    05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

17May
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Arabia Asia] The Role of Trading Families in the India-Oman Track II Diplomacy

By Manishankar Prasad
Researcher    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

10May
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Political Economy] Hizb-ut-Tahrir and the Quest for the Illusive Caliphate

By Assistant Professor Mohamed Nawab Mohamed Osman
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Nanyang Technological University    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

03May
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Transsystemic Law] Requiem for a Deal, or the End of American Influence in the Investment Chapters of Asia-Relevant FTAs?

By Assistant Professor Vincent-Joël Proulx,
NUS Faculty of Law
and
Ms Elsa Sardinha,
NUS Centre for International Law    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

19Apr
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Transsystemic Law] Placing the History of “Targeted Killing” in the Middle East

By Dr. Markus Gunneflo
Faculty of Law, Lund University (Sweden)    |    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

19Apr
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Arabia-Asia] Southeast Asia – Middle East Business Relations from History to Present

By Gökhan Ali Dorum
Director
Mercury Infonet Int’l Pte Ltd    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

12Apr
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Political Economy] Refugee Governance in the Middle East: Lebanon and Jordan in Comparative Perspective

By Ola G. El-Taliawi
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
National University of Singapore    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

22Mar
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Arabia-Asia] Khaip: Capital and Commodity Flows in between Karachi and Dubai

By Assistant Professor Noman Baig,
Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences,
Habib University (Karachi)    |    22 March, 11am - 12.30pm

21Mar
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Arabia-Asia] “Heritage of the Heavens and the Earth”: Eschatology and Exchange in Muslim Mercantile Subjectivity

By Assistant Professor Noman Baig,
Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences,
Habib University (Karachi)    |    21 March, 4pm - 5.30pm

15Mar
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Transsystemic Law] Rise of the Renminbi – Systemic Risks and Global Impacts

By Assistant Professor Chen Weitseng
NUS Faculty of Law    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

08Mar
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Political Economy] The Qatar Crisis and the Changing Foreign Policy Environment in the GCC

By Professor Gerd Nonneman,
International Relations and Gulf Studies,
Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar    |    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

06Mar
Past Event: Public Events

Privilege Under Pressure: Understanding Men and Gender Equality in the Middle East and North Africa

By Dr Shereen El Feki
Professor of Global Practice
Munk School of Global Affairs
University of Toronto    |    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

23Feb
Past Event: Public Events

Against Prescription: Exploring Islam in Muslim Music-Making in Istanbul

By Dr Banu Senay 
Department of Anthropology
Macquarie University (Sydney)    |    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

08Feb
Past Event: Cluster Events

MEI Political Economy Cluster Conference: Philanthropy or Empire-Building: Charity Networks between Middle East and Southeast Asia

By Various    |    10:30 AM - 04:30 PM

30Jan
Past Event: Cluster Events

The Syrian Oral History Project: Relevance, Approach, and Examples

By Associate Professor Uğur Ümit Üngör Department of History Utrecht University (The Netherlands)    |    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

05Jan
Past Event: Cluster Events

The Global Refugee Crisis: Mobile People under State Protection or Exploitation?

By Various    |    09:00 AM - 06:00 PM

04Jan
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Transsystemic Law] The Qatar Experiment – Reconciling International Financial Regulation with Domestic Legal Reality

By Assistant Professor Andrew Dahdal College of Law, Qatar University    |    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

19Dec
Past Event: Public Events

MEI Breaking News: The Killing of Ali Abdullah Saleh – Is Peace in Yemen Possible?

By Associate Professor Susanne Dahlgren
University of Helsinki and
Academic Scholar,
NUS Middle East Institute
and
Dr James Dorsey
Senior Fellow
RSIS Nanyang Technological University    |    05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

07Dec
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Political-Economy] Iraq – How Social Harmony can Promote Tolerance and Peace

By H.E. Lukman Faily
Former Iraqi Ambassador to the United States    |    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

30Nov
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Transsystemic Law] Othering Islam and Muslims in Myanmar History, Ethnicity, and Law

By Dr Nyi Nyi Kyaw
Centre for Asian Legal Studies
Faculty of Law
National University of Singapore    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

29Nov
Past Event: Public Events

ME 101 Lecture Series 2017

By Various    |    12:55 PM - 06:30 PM

28Nov
Past Event: Public Events

40 years since President Sadat’s Visit to Israel: Implications on the Middle East of Today

By Prof Efraim Karsh
Director
Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies
Bar-Ilan University
and
Prof Eytan Gilboa
Director
Center for International Communication
Bar-Ilan University    |    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

16Nov
Past Event: Cluster Events

[Arabia-Asia] Chinese Foreign Direct Investments in the Middle East: Enablers, Players, and Potentials

By Alvin A. Camba
PhD Candidate in Sociology
Johns Hopkins University    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM