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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Coronavirus: the coup de grace for Lebanon? (WEBINAR)

Friday 27 March |13:00 - 14:30 | Jim Muir, Journalist

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Egypt's Military Economy: A Spearhead for the Revival of State Capitalism?

Monday 24 February | 18:00 - 19:30 | Yezid Sayigh, Carnegie Middle East Centre

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Crony Capitalism in the Middle East: Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Monday 10 February | 17:00 - 18:30 | Adeel Malik, University of Oxford; Ishac Diwan, Paris Sciences et Lettres

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Co-organised with LSE Department of Gender

Iran at 40: Gendering the Trajectories and Transformation of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Wednesday 5 February | 18:00 - 19:30 | Nazanin Shahrokni, LSE Gender; Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi, Goldsmiths University of London

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Palestine and the Politics of Decolonisation

Thursday 30 January | 18:00 - 19:30 | Abdel Razzaq Takriti, University of Houston

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The Assassination of Qasim Soleimani and Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis: National and Regional Consequences

Monday 27 January | 18:00 - 19:30 | Toby Dodge, LSE; Dina Esfandiary, Herminius; Patrick Porter, University of Birmingham

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Approaches to Reforming the Iraqi Economy amid Popular Protests (Report Launch)

Tuesday 3 December | 18:00 - 19:30 | Ali Al-Mawlawi, Al-Bayan Centre, Toby Dodge, LSE; Alia Moubayed

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Yazidis and ISIS: The Causes and Consequences of Sexual Violence in Conflict (Report Launch)

Thursday 28 November | 17:30 - 19:00 | Zeynep Kaya, LSE Middle East Centre

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Methodological Approaches in Kurdish Studies: Theoretical and Practical Insights from the Field (Book Launch)

Thursday 21 November | 16:30 - 18:00 | Bahar Baser, Coventry University; Yasin Duman, Coventry University; Francis O'Connor, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt; Mark Sinan Winrow, LSE; Begum Zorlu, City, University of London 

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