IIS Presents a Conference - Iraq: Looking Forward (Day 1)

Starts:
10:00 am on Thursday, April 18, 2013
Location:
The Castle, 225 Bay State Road
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/iis
Keynote Address:
10:15 a.m. H.E. Dr. ‘Adil Abdul Mahdi, “Looking to the Future”

Panel 1 - Regional Issues:
Professor ‘Ail Banuazizi (Boston College), Moderator
11:30 a.m. Ambassador Charles Dunbar (Boston U.), “The U.S. and the Gulf Region”
11:45 a.m. Professor Matteo Legrenzi (Ca' Foscari University) , “The Gulf Security System and Iraq”
12:00 a.m. Discussion

Panel 2 - State-Society Questions:
Meghan O’Sullivan (Harvard U.), Moderator
12:30 p.m. H.E. Abdul Latif Rasheed, The Kurds of Iraq
12:45 p.m. Discussion

Panel 3 - Bi-lateral Dimensions:
Professor Gareth Stansfield, Moderator
1:00 p.m. Ambassador Dan Serwer, SAIS, “Iraqi-U.S. Relations”
1:15 p.m. Ambassador Robert Loftis, USIP, “Lessons of the U.S.-Iraq SOFA Negotiations”

General Discussion:
Professor Eric Davis, Moderator
1:30 p.m. Comments and Concluding Comments
2:00 p.m. Concludes