Panel Discussion: “Challenges Facing the Libyan National Unity Government,” 11 April 2021.

Panel Discussion: “The Afterlives of Revolutionary Ideas in Africa and Asia,” 7 April 2021.

Panel Discussion: "The Effect of COVID-19 on Social Life in Riyadh," 5 April 2021.

Conversation: “The US-Saudi Economic Relationship: More than Arms and Oil,” 31 March 2021.

Public Lecture: "Saudi-Iraqi Cultural Relations: Mutual Interests and Opportunities for Cooperation,” 24 March 2021.

Panel Discussion: "Driving Investment and Entrepreneurship in the Middle East," 16 March 2021.

Panel Discussion: "Documenting Saudi Food Patterns and Styles of Local Consumption," 3 March 2021.

Conversation: “The Loss of Hindustan and the Invention of India: A Conversation with Manan Ahmed Asif,” 24 February 2021.

Public Lecture: “Urban Development in Japan,” 16 February 2021.

Public Lecture: “The Naqab and Bi'r al-Sab‘a Bedouins: A Century of Politics and Resistance,” 20 January 2021.


Panel Discussion: “Discussing the Consequences of the Elections in African Countries in 2020,” 28 December 2020. 

Panel Discussion: “The Changing Security Architecture in the Middle East: A Role for China?,” 15 December 2020. 

Panel Discussion: “Pakistan’s Changing Foreign Policy: Challenges and Approaches,” 7 December 2020.

Panel Discussion: “Recent Archaeological Discoveries in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” 30 November 2020.

Seminar: "American Politics after 2020 Elections," 23 November 2020.

Panel Discussion: "Discussion with Najah Al-Otaibi: Religious Education Reform in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia," 12 November 2020.

Panel Discussion: “The Evolution of China’s Conception of National Security: A Conversation with Matthew Johnson,” 28 October 2020. 

Panel Discussion: “Sustainability in the Gulf Post-Coronavirus: Shifting Patterns of Consumption in the Fashion, Food and Transportation Sectors,” 27 October 2020. 

Panel Discussion: “The Future of Tolerance and Peace in the Arab Region,” 21 October 2020. 

Panel Discussion: “Tourism in Europe and the Gulf under, and after, the COVID-19 Pandemic,” 14 October 2020. 

Panel Discussion: “African Economies in Coping with COVID-19,” 8 October 2020. 

Panel Discussion: “Technology and Chinese-American Relations: A Conversation with Sean Ding,” 28 September 2020.

Panel Discussion: “Political Developments in Mali Between the Popular Movement and Foreign Interference,” 22 September 2020.

Panel Discussion: “Libyan Crisis Prospects in the Light of Foreign Interventions,” 3 September 2020.

Panel Discussion: “Racism and Prejudice in America and the Arab World,” 25 August 2020.

Panel Discussion: “China’s Role in Africa and its Global South Diplomacy: A Conversation with Lina Ben Abdallah,” 19 August 2020.

Public Lecture: “Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia,” 17 August 2020.

Workshop: “Key Elements of Saudi Social Transformation Post-Coronavirus,” 11 August 2020.

Panel Discussion: “Enhancing Technical & Vocational Training in Saudi Arabia,” 13 July 2020.

Public Lecture: “The Transformation of Arabic Calligraphy from the Tool for Transcription to the Integrated Art Representing the Civilization of the Ummah,” 5 July 2020.

Public Lecture: “The Emergence of Arabic Calligraphy and Its Connection to the Transcription of the Holy Qur'an,” 28 June 2020.

Panel Discussion: “Education and Distance Learning in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf During Covid-19 Pandemic,” 22 June 2020.

Panel Discussion: “Sports Diplomacy in the Middle East,” 19 May 2020.

Panel Discussion: “COVID-19 Pandemic Repercussions on Gulf-Asian Relations,” 13 May 2020.

Panel Discussion: “Reading in African Mutabaat, first Report,”  26 April 2020

Public Lecture: “The Status of Manuscripts in Mauritania,” 17 February 2020.

Public Lecture: “Energy and Geopolitics in the Gulf,” 22 January 2020.



Previous Events

Public Lecture: Abdulaziz Bin Baz, “The Ethics of Scholars and Its Effect on the Ummah,” 25 February 1987.

Public Lecture: Prince Mohammed AlFaisal et al., “The Experience of Islamic banks,” 28 June 1987.

Public Lecture: Abdel Wahab El-Messiri “The Immigration of Soviet Jews and the Information Crisis in the Islamic World,” 16 March 1990.

Public Lecture: Farouk El-Baz et al. “Migrating Islamic Minds and Their Contribution to Civilization Building,” 7 November 1994.

Public Lecture: John Esposito “Islamic Studies Departments in Western Universities,” 22 May 1995.

Public Lecture: Prince Khalid AlFaisal “AlFaisal: The Human King,” 15 May 1996.

Public Lecture: Maarouf Al-Dawalibi “The Role of Muslims in Building Human Civilization in Law,” 10 March 1997.

Public Lecture: Moutaz Bellah Hassan “Modern Technologies of Apple Macintosh - Jeraisy Foundation,” 25 September 1999.

Public Lecture: Thomas Thompson “A Narrative about the History of Palestine,” 8 October 2001.

Public Lecture: Ali bin Ibrahim Al-Namlah “Confronting Poverty: Problem and Treatment,” 28 February 2004.

Public Lecture: Thomas Lippman “The Historic Meeting between King Abdulaziz and President Roosevelt,” 13 May 2007.

Public Lecture: Maurizio Moreno “International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights in a Changing International Security Environment,” 27 March 2010.

Public Lecture: Abdullah Al-Faifi “The Faifi Language: Tracing back to the Past – the ‘Roots of the Arabic Language’,” 19 December 2011.

Public Lecture: Joseph A. Kéchichian “The Middle East in the Second Term of Obama,” 18 February 2013.

Public Lecture: Kevin Rudd “The Far East and the Middle East: The Role of China in the World,” 19 October 2014.

Public Lecture: Mohamed Osman Elkhosht “Dictatorship and Its Impact on Western and Arab Thought,” 16 March 2015. 

Panel Discussion: Khaled Bahah “Yemen after Ali Abdullah Saleh,” 11 January 2018.

Panel Discussion: Khlood Aldukheil “The Private Sector and Vision 2030,” 5 February 2019.

Panel Discussion: Hoda Al-Helaissi “Vision 2030: A Close Look at Saudi Women’s Role in National Transformation,” 5 February 2020.