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Middle East Dialogue



Middle East Dialogue 2017:
A New Collective Vision
Friday, March 10, The historic Whittemore House, Washington DC  

The Middle East Dialogue (MED) has established an international reputation as a focal point for new research, and a forum for the exchange of opinions and different views.The Middle East Dialogue is for policy makers, scholars, business and social leaders, to discuss current issues. Its purpose is to promote multidisciplinary conversation about topics that include, but are not limited to:  


Other topics are welcome. Our goal is to promote multidisciplinary conversation and networking across the social and political spectrum. You may visit our journals through the links below for more information on the topics covered.
The Call for Proposals is now open for the 2017 Middle East Dialogue: A New Collective Vision. To submit a paper for consideration, please send a 1-2 page abstract to PSO Executive Director, Daniel Gutierrez, at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call 202-349-9282. The consideration deadline has been extended: due to recent events we are looking for talk proposals that address pressing policy concerns under the Trump administration.
A panel of reviewers from the Digest of the Middle East Studies International Editorial Board, will recommend select papers for publications in the peer-reviewed journal DOMES, published by Wiley-Blackwell. 
The Forum is co-chaired by Prof. Mohammed M. Aman of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Editor-in-Chief of Digest of Middle East Studies (DOMES),and Prof. Paul Rich, President of the Policy Studies Organization. It is sponsored by the Policy Studies Organization, The University of Wisconsin, MilwaukeeAmerican Public UniversityDOMES, the Next Century Foundation, and the Capital Communications GroupOther sponsors are invited and will be added.
Registration Information: 
The conference registration fee* is $200 for presenters and $250 for attendees. Checks can be mailed to the PSO at:
Policy Studies Organization
1527 New Hampshire Ave., NW,
Washington, DC 20036
Tel. (202) 349-9281; Fax (202) 483-2657
* Arrangements can be made to waive the registration fee on a case by case basis. For more information, please contact Development and Programs Associate, Emily Dufton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Continuous refreshments, breakfast, and lunch, will be available for all those in attendance. There is no fee for students and guests of the PSO and its sponsors.
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