Past Events Podcasts

Lectures, Interviews & 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 otherwise stated. 

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Most of our events are recorded and available on SoundCloud and iTunes. Browse our past events by year below. 

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Current Developments in North and East Syria with Ilham Ehmed

Tuesday 12 November | 16:00 - 17:00 | Ilham Ehmed, Syrian Decmoratic Council

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Truths and Lies in the Middle East: Memoirs of a Veteran Journalist, 1952-2012 (Book Launch)

Monday 11 November | 18:00 - 19:30 | Alain Gresh, Publication Director, Orient XXI

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Lebanon's Protests: A Society Turning Against the System

Monday 4 November | 18:00 - 19:30 | Sophie Chamas, SOAS; Jamil Mouawad, AUB; Hicham Safieddine, KCL

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Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Iraq: Responses and Reparations

Tuesday 8 October | 18:00 –19:30 | Güley Bor, International Lawyer, Researcher and Consultant; Dr. Ali Akram Al-Bayati, Founder and President of Turkmen Rescue Foundation 

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"I am the Revolution": Film Screening

Thursday 3 October | 17:00 –19:00 | Benedetta Argentieri; independent journalist and director, Elif Sarican; student and Kurdish activist

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The Kurds of Northern Syria: Governance, Diversity and Conflicts (Book Launch)

Thursday 5 September | 16:00 –17:30 | Wladimir van Wilgenburg, Journalist and Independent Researcher

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A Fragmented Landscape: Barriers to Independent Media in Iraq 

Tuesday 11 June | 18:00 - 19:30 | Aida Al-Kaisy, SOAS University of London

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