I. William Zartman

Former Senior Visiting Fellow
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  • Negotiation & mediation in conflict resolution

Expertise: Conflict Management and Resolution, Negotiation, International Politics, North Africa, West Africa, Middle East.

I. William Zartman (United States) is the Jacob Blaustein Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of The Johns Hopkins University in Washington, and member of the Steering Committee of the Processes of International Negotiation (PIN) Program. He has been a Distinguished Fellow of the United States Institute of Peace, Olin Professor at the U.S. Naval Academy, Elie Halévy Professor at Sciences Pô in Paris, and holder of the Bernheim Chair at the Free University of Bruxelles, and received a lifetime achievement award from the International Association for Conflict Management. He was also president of the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies (TALIM), and was founding president of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies and past President of the Middle East Studies Association. His doctorate is from Yale (1956) and his honorary doctorate from Louvain (1997).

My work




New book: Preventing Deadly Conflict

23 November 2015 - 14:41
Trade and Globalisation

Onderhandelingen in Colombia: stap in de richting van vredesakkoord?

10 November 2015 - 17:10
Trade and Globalisation

Negotiations in Colombia: a major step towards a full peace agreement?

10 November 2015 - 17:08

Arab Spring: Negotiating in the Shadow of the Intifadat

05 October 2015 - 15:55
Trade and Globalisation

New Clingendael Policy Brief: Lambs and Lions of the Arab Spring

07 May 2014 - 10:01
Security and Defence

New negotiation book: Banning the bang or the bomb.

26 March 2014 - 10:03