Lectures on Israel This Week

There are a couple of interesting events this week in DC, dealing with Israel and the Middle East.

The United States Institute of Peace will be hosting a conference on the situation Twenty Years After Madrid. With the recent developments at the United Nations and the Quartet’s latest proposal , this conference is designed to draw lessons from the past, assess the current state-of-play, and explore new ideas for moving forward.

Program highlights include a video address by President George H.W. Bush, a keynote address by the Honorable James A. Baker, and a lunch address by Deputy Secretary of State William Burns.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 2, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: USIP building, 2301 Constitution Avenue NW

If interested, please RSVP for each specific conference panel of interest. To see the agenda and register, click here.

Later in the week, New York Times’ Jerusalem Bureau Chief, Ethan Bronner, will be speaking on The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Report from the Field.

WHEN: Thursday, November 3, 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Room 602 (Lindner Family Commons), George Washington University’s Elliott School, 1957 E Street, NW

To RSVP, click here.