Past Events

Pass 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


Pass 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


Pass Event: Cluster Events

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

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


Pass Event: Cluster Events

MEI Transsystemic Law Public Lecture: 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


Pass Event: Cluster 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 / Dr James Dorsey Senior Fellow, RSIS Nanyang Technological University    |    05:00 PM - 06:30 PM


MEI Political-Economy Cluster: 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


MEI Transsystemic Law Cluster Seminar 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


ME 101 Lecture Series 2017

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


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 / Prof Eytan Gilboa, Director, Center for International Communication, Bar-Ilan University    |    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM


MEI Arabia-Asia Cluster: 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


MEI Transsystemic Law Cluster: The Protection of Property in Armed Conflict

By Margherita D’Ascanio Legal Advisor International Committee of the Red Cross (Geneva)    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


MEI Salon: An Iranian Affair

By Mr Ali Muhammad Sabeghi Cultural Attaché Islamic republic of Iran Embassy (Malaysia)    |    03:00 PM - 04:30 PM


MEI Arabia-Asia Cluster: Arabic Literature and the East: the Possibilities of South/South Comparison

By Dr. Gretchen Head Assistant Professor Yale-NUS College    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


MEI Transsystemic Law Cluster Seminar: Regulating Islam in Singapore: Accommodation, Anxieties, and Ambivalences

By Assistant Professor Jaclyn L. Neo Faculty of Law National University of Singapore    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


Dubai: Where Global Businesses Meet

By Dr. Brian Shegar GM and Head - Asia Pacific Emirates NBD PJSC and Mr. Gary Hooper Senior Executive – Sales Dubai Airport Freezone Authority    |    09:30 AM - 12:30 PM


MEI Political Economy Cluster: Varieties of Cham Diasporic Consciousness and their Implications for Islamic Missionaization in Cambodia

By Dr. Alberto Pérez Pereiro General Manager Breogán Consulting    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


MEI Arabia-Asia Cluster: Book discussion on A Sea of Debt: Law and Economic Life in the Western Indian Ocean, 1780–1950

By Dr. Fahad Bishara Assistant Professor Corcoran Department of History University of Virginia, USA    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


MEI Transsystemic Law Cluster: Palestinian Refugees in South East Asia

By Francesca Albanese Associate Researcher, Institute for the Study of International Migration University of Georgetown    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


MEI Political Economy Cluster Lecture: Invisible Minorities? Shi’a Muslims in Southeast Asia and a State’s Claim to Religious Pluralism

By Assistant Professor Chiara Formichi Asian Studies Cornell University    |    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM


MEI Salon: Middle East Up Close and Personal

By Assistant Professor Gretchen Head, Yale-NUS Yazeed Al Abdat, Samrah Al Mazikaty    |    07:00 PM - 09:00 PM


MEI Arabia-Asia Cluster: Chinese Muslim Diasporas Since the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present

By Ms Hyeju Jeong PhD Candidate History Department Duke University    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


Closed-Door: Managing Collective Security – Lessons the Middle East could learn from ASEAN and East Asia

By Michael Vatikiotis Asia Regional Director The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (Singapore)    |    04:00 PM - 05:30 PM


MEI Director’s Workshop – Saudi Arabia and Indonesian Networks: Migration, Education and Islam

By Assist Prof Sumanto Al Qurtuby Visiting Senior Fellow, NUS Middle East Institute and Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (Saudi Arabia)    |    10:00 PM - 11:30 PM


MEI Transsystemic Law Cluster: Multimodal Transport Law: Systems and Rules

By Dr Michiel Spanjaart Visiting Research Fellow NUS Centre for Maritime Law    |    11:00 AM - 12:30 PM