LSE IDEAS KUWAIT PROGRAMME AND LSE MIDDLE EAST CENTRE PUBLIC SEMINAR
Wednesday 26 February 2014, 16:30 - 18:00, CLM 2.02, Clement House, LSESpeaker: Dr Lina Khatib. Chair: Professor Toby Dodge
Qatar has established a reputation for adopting a foreign policy based on pragmatism. However, the geopolitical landscape in the Middle East has recently witnessed a number of key changes that are recalibrating the distribution of power in the region. Are those changes testing Qatar's pragmatism? Is the Middle East witnessing the birth of a new political order?
Dr Lina Khatib is Director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. Previously, she was the co-founding head of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.
Professor Toby Dodge is Director of the LSE Middle East Centre, Deputy Director of IDEAS and a Reader in the International Relations Department at LSE.
CLM 2.02, Second floor, Clement House, LSE map