Previous Events

11/10 Virtual Event: Autocratic Governance and Market Reform in North Africa

A number of governments in North Africa, including Algeria and Egypt, have set up economic systems that can be characterized as being structurally unsustainable, having reorganized their respective economies to serve the goals of the executive branch or certain sub-segments....

10/21 Virtual Event: Food Security, Economy, and Accountability in the Wake of the Beirut Blast

On August 4, over 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded in Beirut’s port, devastating the Lebanese capital and sending its import economy into a deeper spiral. Prior to the blast, the country was already facing the worst economic crisis in...

Premiere D.C. and New York City Screening of EXT. Night (Leil Khargi) with director Ahmad Abdalla and actors Ahmed Malek and Karim Kassem

The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy  is pleased to host the premiere DC and NYC screenings of EXT. Night (Leil Khargi) followed by a discussion with director Ahmad Abdalla, and actors Ahmed Malek and Karim Kassem The Tahrir Institute for Middle...

‘Tribalization: Why war is coming,’ A Book Presentation by Koert Debeuf, TIMEP Europe Director

Please join us for a presentation by Mr. Koert Debeuf, Director of TIMEP Europe, on his new book, Tribalization: Why war is coming. In his book, Mr. Debeuf depicts war as an inevitable outcome of our world becoming more tribal, more...

The Prospect of Syrian Peace

On June 28, 2016, the Tahrir Institute on Middle East Policy (TIMEP) hosted a panel discussion entitled “The Prospect of Syrian Peace,” covering the current security and political situation in Syria.  The panelists included Sasha Ghosh-Siminoff, President and Cofounder of...

Egypt’s Renewed Crackdown: The Struggle for Human Rights and Civil Society

On June 22, 2016, the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights (RFK) and the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) cohosted a panel discussion entitled “Egypt’s Renewed Crackdown: The Struggle for Human Rights and Civil Society,”...

A Conversation with the Authors of Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War

On April 19, 2016, the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) hosted Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami at its office in Washington, DC, for a conversation on their book Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War. TIMEP Resident Fellow...

A Conversation with Jack Shenker, Author of Egyptians: A Radical Story

On April 18, 2016, the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) hosted a book talk at Busboys and Poets in Washington, D.C., featuring Jack Shenker, author of The Egyptians: A Radical Story. TIMEP Executive Director Dr. Nancy Okail moderated...

Five Years After the Syrian Uprising

On March 15, 2016, the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) hosted a panel discussion entitled “Five Years After the Syrian Uprising,” in observance of five years passing since the beginning of the Syrian uprising against Bashar al-Assad. The...

The Quandary of the Egyptian Revolutionary Camp

On December 17, 2015, the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP) hosted an event entitled “The Quandary of the Egyptian Revolutionary Camp.” The event featured TIMEP’s inaugural TIMEP-Atlas Corps Bassem Sabry Democracy Fellow, Mohamad Adam, in a discussion with...