Regional studies

Regional Studies seminar: The Post-America Middle East

The Middle East Institute is pleased to announce its new regional studies seminar course: The Post-America Middle East. Hear first-hand from Washington's top scholars and leading experts about the region's new challenges and actors. From a rise in regional powers of Iran and Saudi Arabia, to the growing influences of external powers from Russia and China. Unpack the new intricacies of the region in a post-America Middle East.

Register today to better understand the challenges of tomorrow.

This course is held on Wednesdays, March 6 to April 24, from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C.

1319 18th St. NW Washington, DC 20036.

Course Schedule


  1. Post-America Middle East: Amb. Gerald Feierstein (March 6) 

  2. China's Expanding Role: Deborah Lehr (March 13)

  3.  Rise of Regional Powers: Paul Salem (March 20)

  4. Political and Social Developments: Mai El-Sadany (March 27)

  5. Defense and Security: Melissa Dalton (April 3)

  6. Russia's Growing Influence: Dina Esfandiary (April 10)

  7. Economics and Energy: Jean Francois Seznec (April 17)

  8. Expecting the Unexpected: Steven Kenney & Ross Harrison (April 24)

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Cost: $320

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