Jamal al-Din al-Afghani

Martin Kramer is interviewed by Diwayniyya, the podcast series of the Moshe Dayan Center at Tel Aviv University, on the life and legacy of the Muslim thinker, activist, and agitator, Jamal al-Din al-Afghani, February 7, 2012.

Islamism’s Moment

Martin Kramer responds at a book launching for Marc Reuel Gerecht’s The Wave: Man, God, and the Ballot Box in the Middle East, Foreign Policy Institute, Washington, November 7, 2011.

The Middle East in 2016

Martin Kramer addresses the Soref Conference of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy on “When the Dust Settles: The Middle East, Circa 2016,” Washington, May 13, 2011.

Washington and the Ivory Tower

Martin Kramer addresses the Policy Forum of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy on “Washington and the Ivory Tower: How Government Can Engage Academe,” Washington, November 24, 2009.

Obama and the Two-State Solution

Martin Kramer addresses a panel discussion on “Obama and the Two-State Solution” at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, June 8, 2009.

Iran: The Self-Fulfilling Analogy

Martin Kramer addresses the Hudson Institute conference on “Iran, Hezbollah, and Hamas: Tehran’s War against the West by Proxy?,” Washington, November 19, 2008.

America’s Flawed Ideas in the Middle East

Martin Kramer addresses the Middle East Forum on “America’s Flawed Ideas in the Middle East,” Philadelphia’s Union League, October 29, 2007.

The Importance of Books

Martin Kramer addresses The Washington Institute for Near East Policy’s Weinberg Founders Conference, on a panel marking the inauguration of The Washington Institute Book Prize, Lansdowne, Virginia, October 20, 2007.

The Hamas Takeover

Martin Kramer addresses a conference on “Turmoil in Gaza” immediately following the Hamas seizure of power, at the Adelson Institute for Strategic Studies, Shalem Center, Jerusalem, July 4, 2007.

The Failure of Middle Eastern Studies

Martin Kramer addresses the Center for the American University at the Manhattan Institute, on “The Failure of Middle Eastern Studies in America,” New York, April 12, 2007.

Did Middle Eastern Studies Let the Country Down?

Martin Kramer is interviewed about his book Ivory Towers on Sand: The Failure of Middle Eastern Studies in America, Tom Ashbrook’s “On Point,” WBUR Boston, February 12, 2002. Also on the program: Anthony Lewis and Joel Beinin.