5th Annual ASMEA Conference

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5th Annual ASMEA Conference

History and the “New” Middle East and Africa
October 11-13, 2012
Key Bridge Marriott Hotel * Washington, D.C.

The 2012 conference will feature:
  • Special presentations by acclaimed scholars Prof. Kanan Makiya on Two Years Later: Realities of the Arab Spring and Dr. Gérard Prunier on Gaddafi’s Downfall and its Impact on Sub-Saharan Africa .
  • Panel discussions on “The New/Old Heroes of Iran,” “Christian-Muslim Encounters in the Medieval Middle East,” “Israel: Threats Real and Imagined,” “Leaders at the Dawn of Post-Colonial Africa” and many more topics in Middle eastern and African Studies, and related disciplines.
  • Banquet luncheon and professional networking reception.
  • Film Screenings.
  • Displays by publishers of the latest academic titles.

View the TENTATIVE SCHEDULE and see the list of PAPERS to be presented.

Registration fees:

Full/Associate Members: $60 **After Sept. 15, $75  Log in here 
Student Members: $30 **After Sept. 15, $50  Log in here 
Non-Members: $150 To register as a non-member, please call 202-429-8860.

Hotel information:

For information on hotels and other lodging, click here .

NOTE : If you are a Member of ASMEA, please log in to register for the Conference at the Membership rates.

If you are not yet a Member, please submit your membership dues before registering for the Full or Student Member rates. If you wish to attend at the Non-Member rate, please register for the website and then log in to register for the Conference.

Once logged in, registration forms can be found as a drop-down menu under “Conferences” and “2012 Conference Information.”

If you are having trouble logging in, please contact us at 202-429-8860.


5th Annual ASMEA Conference

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