Middle East and North Africa
Explore the Berkley Center’s resources on the Middle East and North Africa, including case studies on religion and conflict in the region, extensive commentary on the Israel-Palestine conflict, and research on the nexus of Islam and politics.
Discover the firsthand experiences of faith leaders, activists, and peacebuilding practitioners working on issues ranging from development and education to conflict resolution and foreign policy.
For over a decade, Berkley Center scholars and students have been conducting interviews with individuals working at the intersection of religion and world affairs. These discussions offer unique insights into the inner workings of a wide spectrum of professions touched by religion with interviewees ranging from the highest levels of leadership of international organizations to on-the-ground practitioners. Explore individual interviews here or follow links to our interview collections below:
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Berkley Center
May 11, 2018
Though the conflict in Syria has raged for over seven years, the recent alleged use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime—and the joint U.S.-French-British military response that followed—has…
May 11, 2018
March 5, 2018
As Jews around the world celebrate Purim, the feast commemorating Queen Esther saving the Jewish people from massacre by the ancient Persian empire, we are reminded that religious intolerance can…
Article March 31, 2018
Report July 28, 2016
Report December 5, 2012