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.

Like our Facebook  page, follow us on Twitter, or join our mailing list to keep up to date with our latest events, publications and activities.

Almost all of our events are recorded. To catch up on the latest MEC podcasts and interviews, visit our SoundCloud  page or subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher.

Baghuz Frontline 500-733

The Fall of the Caliphate: Iraq and Syria in Transition - Photography exhibition 

Open until Friday 14 June, 8 pm | Atrium Gallery, Old Building, LSE | Constantin Gouvy, LSE


An AKP supporter -Leonie Balci-500-733
Hosted by Contemporary Turkish Studies and Middle East Centre at LSE

Paving the Way: The politics of Turkey’s central government spending under AKP rule

Thursday 23 May | 16:00 –17:30 | Davide Luca, Cambridge University and LSE Middle East Centre

Register here

mohammad-mosaddeq 250-366

The 1953 Coup in Iran: About Oil or Communism?

Wednesday 29 May | 18:30 - 20:00 | Ervand Abrahamian, Baruch College and the Graduate Center at City University of New York

Register here

kurdish women fighters 500-733

The Kurdish Women’s Movement: On Revolution, Militarism and Body Politics

Tuesday 4 June | 16:00 - 17:30 | Isabel Käser, Centre for Gender Studies at SOAS University of London

Registration opens 21 May