About MEI

The Middle East Institute (MEI) is an autonomous research institute within the National University of Singapore (NUS). The Institute’s primary objectives are to produce timely, reliable and non-partisan analyses of issues and to disseminate such knowledge and insights to policy-makers, the business community, academia and civil society.

The Institute conducts research and organises conferences and seminars in pursuit of objectives and to promote a deeper understanding in Singapore of contemporary Middle East. It also hosts a Middle East Institute Lecture Series where distinguished visitors and scholars are provided a platform to share their insights.

In addition, the Institute publishes commentaries and analytical pieces on contemporary issues in the Middle East, as well as background papers on broader issues related to the Middle East.

For more information: www.mei.nus.edu.sg