Forthcoming Events

Lectures, Seminars & Book Launches

LSE hosts a wide and varied range of Middle East events, including public lectures, seminars, book launches and conferences. Events are open to the public and are free of charge, unless specified otherwise. This list of events includes all Middle East Centre events and other selected Middle East events at LSE.

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Organised by Rethinking the Middle East

Revisiting the legacy of Fred Halliday

Monday 20 November | 17:00-19:00 | Katerina Dalacoura; George Lawson

Register to attend


Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel

Wednesday 29 November | 18:30–20:00 | Ian Black

This event is now fully booked.

IDP Camp in Kurdistan, Iraq

Responses to Displacement in the Middle East

Thursday 30 November 

This event is now fully booked.

Organised by LSE Human Rights

International Human Rights Day Lecture

Monday 4 December | 18:30–20:00 | Pierre Krähenbühl


Co-Organised with the Society for Algerian Studies

Bombs, Bridges and Biography: Lessons for the Present from the Father of Algeria?

Wednesday 6 December | 18:30–20:00 | Tom Woerner Powell

Registration will open on 22 November.


New Saudi State, Same Old Problems?

Thursday 7 December | 16:30–18:00 | Steffen Hertog; Stéphane Lacroix

Registration will open on 23 November.