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MENA Conference

Register for Fanack’s annual MENA-Conference 16 October 2018

Roger Cohen, Award Winning New York Times Journalist & Author

This year’s topic
‘Royals and Revolutionaries: The Saudi-Iranian Battle for the Future of Islam and the Middle East’

With special guest and key note speaker Roger Cohen, journalist, author and columnist for The New York Times.

Carolien Roelants, deputy editor-in-chief of Fanack Chronicle and columnist of NRC Handelsblad, will read a column.

Inspired by these two speakers we will then have an afternoon of dialogue and discussion with a panel of specialists. The members of the panel will be:

Mouin Rabbani, Dutch-Palestinian Middle East analyst, specialized in the Arab-Israeli conflict
Paul Aarts, Middle East expert, senior teacher International Relations at University of Amsterdam

Max Christern, managing editor at Fanack and former NRC-correspondent, will moderate the panel.


13:30 – Welcome and registration

14:00 – Conference opens

14:15 – Keynote speech Roger Cohen

15:00 – Coffee Break

15:30 – Panel discussion

16:40 – Drinks & fingerfood

18:15 – Conference ends


Het Spaansche Hof

Westeinde 12

2512 HD The Hague (map)

By car

Het Spaansche Hof is located within 10 minutes from highway A12. There are several parking garages in the direct vicinity of the venue: City Parking, Grote Markt and Torenstraatgarage.

By public transport

The venue is within walking distance from De Grote Markt. Here you can find excellent tram links to and from The Hague Central Station, a five-minute ride.

Entry is free but registration is required. The online registration is closed but there are still a number or available seats available, please register at the door today.


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