Guest Lecturers’ Program

Jordan Media Institute regularly invites elite guest speakers to share their insight on a variety of issues with the aim of enriching its students’ knowledge and broadening their horizons.

Since its establishment, the institute has hosted several locals, regional and international academics, professionals, politicians, and media people. They have delivered lectures on diverse topics, which include the following examples:

Name of Guest Subject of Lecture

Professor Mustafa Hamarneh

Member of Jordan senate council

State of the Country Report issued by the Economic and Social Council

Mr. Ghassan Nuqul

Chairman of Nuqul Group

Social Responsibility of the Private Sector

Professor Basim Tweissi

Minister of Culture

Priorities of National Identity and the Impact of Culture on Political Participation and the Media

Youssef Hamid al-Din

Executive Director of Venture X, the Integrated Company for the Development of Entrepreneurial Projects

Creativity:  Media Accelerator. How to Apply?

Prof. Najwa Khuri

Consultant of the National Center for Security and Crisis Management, member of the Epidemiological Committee

Fake news and conspiracy theories amid "COVID - 19"

H.E. Abder-Ra'ouf Al Rawabdeh

Former Prime minister

Political participation and current situations: Election and Media

Mr. Mohammad Qteishat

Former director of the Jordan Media Commission and an expert in media law

Journalism Post-COVID-19: Freedoms and Restrictions

Dr. Salma Nims

Secretary-General of the Jordanian National Commission for Women (JNCW)

International Women’s Day

Ms. Randa Habib

Former Amnesty International Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa and Former AFP Bureau Chief for the Middle East and North Africa

The 21st anniversary of the passing of King Hussein Bin Talal
H.E. Mr. Adnan Abo Odeh
Former Chief of the Royal Hashemite Court and Former Minister of Culture and Information
Jordanian Foreign Policy and the Palestinian Cause
Mr. Ricardo Karam
A renowned Lebanese Producer & Talk-show Host
Best Practices for Conducting Interviews
Ms. Anelise Andrade Borges
A Journalist and Reporter from “Euronews”
Covering Illegal Immigration: an Experienced Journalist’s Perspective
Ahed Tamimi
Palestinian activist
Press interview

The retired pilot, Lieutenant-General, Ihsan Shirdam

And Mr. Ali Shukry, Director of King Hussein's Private Office

King Hussein bin Talal thought and his legacy

Barnett Robin

American academic and researcher

The Peace Process in Afghanistan: "Terrorism, Great Power Policy, and Human Rights"

Hussam Abu Ali

General manager of income and sales tax directorate

New provisions of the revised income tax law
Mark Sicily

Lebanese-French journalist and director of France 24 channel

Check the content on social media
A group of Members of Parliament, Heads of Political Parties, Decision Makers, Experts, and Academics. Seminar: "The Future of Political Reform in Jordan"

Fionola Sweeney

Irish broadcaster and correspondent

Journalism work and scientific research (personal experience)

State of Mrs. Erna Solberg

Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Norway

Open dialogue

Dr. Antoine Masara

The former member of the Constitutional Council in Lebanon

Understanding Lebanon today

Journalist Walid Hosni

 Representative Nabil Gaishan (18th Parliament)

 Parliament and press performance

Kawther aggression

President of the Cooperation Association in the Southern Shouneh Region

Domestic violence

Dr. Khaled Al-Kalaldeh

President of the Independent Election Commission

Electoral participation and the media
Director Mohamed Al-Attar Palestine Image, in the American Time magazine

Yasmina Khadra (Mohamed Moleshol)

Algerian writer and novelist

Personal experience
H.E. Eng. Musa Ma'aytah
Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs
Update on Political Reform in Jordan

Mr. Faisal Al-Shboul
Member of Commissioners of the Independent Election Commission

Media in the face of social media
Elite of independent researchers and representatives of prominent parties on the Yemeni situation A scientific symposium "Understanding Yemen: Geography, Conflict, and Transformations"

Her Excellency Mrs. Shobehdarshini Tripathi
Ambassador of the Republic of India

Mahatma Gandhi's 150th Birthday
Ms. Huda Osman
U.S. based Journalist
New Trends in Digital Journalism
His Excellency Mr. Ayman Safadi
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates
Jordan and Regional and International Transformations
Lorena Castillo de Varela
First Lady of the Republic of Panama
Milestones in Journalism and Leadership
His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Momani
Minister of State for Media Affairs
Role of Media in Shaping Public Opinion Toward Public Policies
His Excellency Mr. Pan Weifang
Chinese Ambassador to Jordan
Chinese-Jordanian and Chinese-Arab Relations

Mr. Youssef Hamid El-Din
An expert in development affairs specializing in the fields of leadership and innovation

Leadership in media and culture

Dr. Nisreen Ali
Media advisor for the Middle East and North Africa at Oxfam

Media coverage of humanitarian crises

Mr. Arar Al-Shara
Media and journalist

Newsroom Management
His Excellency Mr. Marwan Jumah
Former Minister of Information and Communications Technology
Media and Communications Technology in Jordan
Dr. Mustafa Hamarneh
Chairman of the Economic and Social Council
Media and Economic and Social Options in Jordan
Mr. Robert Jenkins
UNICEF Representative in Jordan
Media and Childhood
His Excellency Mr. Taher Masri U.S. Decision on Jerusalem
His Excellency Dr. Marwan Muasher
Former Foreign Minister
Future of Political Reform and Opportunities for Democratic Transformation in the Arab World
Mr. Lassina Zerbo
Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
His Excellency Dr. Khaled Kalaldeh
Former Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs
Arab Spring
Dr. Ma'en Shamaila
Researcher in Youth Affairs
Youth, Security, and Peace
His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal Renewed Renaissance
His Excellency Dr. Fayez Tarawneh Jordan and Regional Conditions
Her Excellency Haifa Najjar
Member of the Jordanian Senate
Educational and Cultural Dimension of Media
His Excellency Dr. Khaled Toukan
Chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission
Nuclear Energy in Jordan
Karen Armstrong
British Author
On Challenges of Media in Globalized World
Mr. Zahi Wehbe
Media Person and Poet
Media and Culture
Dr. Sawsan Majali
Secretary-General of the Higher Population Council
Population Situation in Jordan and Demographic Window of Opportunity
His Excellency Dr. Khaled Kalaldeh
Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Independent Election Commission
Election Law
His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal On the Anniversary of the Passing of His Majesty the late King Hussein bin Talal
Mr. Waleed Aly
Australian Media Person and Researcher
Relationship Between Islam and the West in Australian and Western Media
Dr. Joanna Wronecka
EU Ambassador to Jordan
Need for Islamic Philosophy at the Present Time
Mr. Ivan Grdesic
Ambassador of Croatia to the U.K.
Diplomacy and Media
His Excellency Mr. Peter Millett
Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Jordan
Using Social Media Tools and Modern Digital Media in Diplomatic Work
Dr. Sawsan Majali
Secretary-General of the Higher Population Council
Population Situation in Jordan and the Demographic Window of Opportunity
Mr. William David Cohan
Writer, Journalist, and Financial Expert
Occupation of Wall Street
Dr. Mohammed Abu-Nimer
Director of Peacebuilding and Development Institute at American University in Washington
Interfaith Dialogue Worldwide and Role of Media in Promoting Tolerance
His Excellency Mr. Lakhdar Brahimi
UN Envoy
Arab Spring
Dr. Omar Zoubi
Executive Director of Research and Studies Department at Central Bank
Jordanian Economy
His Excellency Mr. Jamil Nimri
Member of the Jordanian Lower House of Parliament
Constitutional Amendments
Mr. David Kaplan
U.S. Journalist and Author
Investigative Journalism: Methodologies and Resources
His Excellency Mr. Lakhdar Brahimi
UN Envoy
Role of United Nations in Conflict Resolution
His Excellency Willem de Klerk
Former President of South Africa
Experience of Transition From Apartheid in South Africa