Fanack's Annual MENA Conference October 16th - Royals and Revolutionaries

Civis Mundi Digitaal #68

Fanack Chronicle for the Middle East and North Africa is pleased to invite you to its annual MENA conference on Tuesday October 16th, titled:


Royals and Revolutionaries
The Saudi-Iranian Battle for the Future of Islam and the Middle East

We are honored to announce our keynote speaker for the conference:
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.

The conference takes place at ‘Het Spaansche Hof’, Westeinde 12 in The Hague and starts at 14:30 hours. Doors will be open from 14:00 hours. The event will end around 18:00 hours and includes drinks and bites. is a digital platform dedicated to providing balanced and informed analysis of events in the MENA region, published in both Arabic and English. The platform was launched from the Netherlands in 2010.

You are cordially invited to join our Fanack Conference. To register please go to: