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Past Events 2013

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Protest and Revolution Across the Arab World: Reflections Three Years On|

Wednesday 4 December 2013, 18.00-19.30, Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speakers: Professor Madawi Al-Rasheed, LSE; Dr John Chalcraft, LSE; Dr Ewan Stein, University of Edinburgh
Chair: Dr Toby Dodge, LSE

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US Foreign Policy and the Iranian Revolution: The Dynamics of Engagement and Strategic Alliance|

Monday 2 December 2013, 18.30-20.00, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Dr Christian Emery, University of Plymouth
Chair: Dr Roham Alvandi, LSE

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Women Economic Empowerment in the MENA Region|

Friday 29 November 2013, 08.30-17.30, 32L B.07, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields

 
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LSE Middle East Centre and Kuwait Programme Event
Iranian Foreign Policy after the Election of Hassan Rouhani|

Wednesday 27 November 2013, 18.30-20.00, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Anoush Ehteshami, Durham University
Chair: Dr Toby Dodge, LSE

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Egyptian Foreign policy towards Israel under Mubarak: From Cold Peace to Strategic Peace?|

Monday 25 November 2013, 18.30-20.00, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Dr Amnon Aran, City University
Chair: Dr Toby Dodge, LSE

 
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The Syrian Civil War: The Resilience of Civil Society|

Friday 22 November 2013, 18.30-20.00, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Lina Sinjab, BBC
Chair: Dr Toby Dodge, LSE

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The Strategic Significance of Changing Trade Patterns Between Asia and the Gulf|

Wednesday 20 November 2013, 16.30-18.00, CLM 5.02, Clement House
Speaker: Professor Tim Niblock, University of Exeter
Chair: Professor Danny Quah, LSE Kuwait Programme

 
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Turkey and Security Issues in the Middle East|

Wednesday 13 November 2013, 18.30-20.00, Room 1.04, New Academic Building
Speaker: Dr Giray Sadik, Yildirim Beyazit University
Chair: Bill Park, King's College London

 
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Re-Negotiating the Terms of EU-Israel Partnership: Normative Power and International Law|

Monday 11 November 2013, 16.30-18.00, Room 2.06, New Academic Building
Speaker: Charles Shamas, Mattin Group
Chair: Dr Federica Bicchi, LSE
Discussant: Daniel Levy, ECFR

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LSE Middle East Centre and Centre for Policy and Research on Turkey Event
Beyond "Strategic Depth": Islamism, Turkey's Foreign Policy and the Arab Spring|

Thursday 07 November 2013, 18.30-20.00, Room 2.04, New Academic Building
Speaker: Dr Behlul Ozkan, Marmara University
Chair: Dr Roham Alvandi, LSE

 
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The Iraqi Constitution: Structural Flaws and Political Implications|

Monday 04 November, Room 2.06, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Saad Jawad, LSE
Chair: Dr Toby Dodge, LSE

 
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Climate Vulnerability and Human Security in the Jordan River Basin|

Wednesday 30 October 2013, 32L.LG.04, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Speaker: Dr Michael Mason, LSE
Chair: Dr Toby Dodge, LSE

 
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UAE Foreign Policy Before and After the Arab Spring|

Wednesday 23 October 2013, 16.30-18.00, Alumni Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Dr Khalid Almezaini, University of Qatar
Chair: Professor OA Westad, LSE IDEAS 

 
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Modern Middle East Studies as a Distinct Intellectual Field|

Monday 21 October 2013, 18.30-20.00, Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Roger Owen, Harvard University
Chair: Professor Charles Tripp, SOAS 

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The New Middle East: The World After the Arab Spring|

Wednesday 16 October 2013, 18.30-20.00, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Paul Danahar, BBC
Chair: Dr Toby Dodge, LSE

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A Most Masculine State: Gender, Politics and Religion in Saudi Arabia|

Monday 7 October 2013, 18.30-20.00, New Theatre, East Building, LSE
Speaker: Professor Madawi Al-Rasheed, LSE
Chair: Dr Sumi Madhok, LSE 

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Startup Rising: The Entrepreneurial Revolution Remaking the Middle East|

Wednesday 2 October 2013, 18.00-19.30, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Christopher Schroeder
Chair: Professor Mark Schankerman, LSE 

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Contentious Politics in the Middle East

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LSE Middle East Centre PhD Conference

Monday 30 September 2013, New Academic Building

 
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Middle East and North Africa Regional Economic Developments and Outlook|

Friday 28 June 2013, 13.00-14.00, Vera Ansley Room, Old Building
Speaker: Massood Ahmed, International Monetary Fund
Chair: Professor Danny Quah, Department of Economics, LSE

 
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The Thistle and the Drone|

Wednesday 26 June 2013, 16.00-17.30, Shaw Library, Old Building
Speaker: Ambassador Akbar Ahmed
Chair: Professor Christopher Coker, LSE

 
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Reopening Turkey’s Kurdish Opening|

Wednesday 12 June 2013, 16.00-17.00, 32L.G.03, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Speaker: Professor Michael Gunter, Tennessee Tech University
Discussant: Dr Zeynep Kaya, LSE
Chair: Robert Lowe, LSE

 
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Iran’s New Intellectualism: Trends in Contemporary Conscious Music|

Monday 3 June 2013, 18.30-19.30, Alumni Theatre, NAB
Speaker: Dr Malihe Maghazei, LSE
Chair: Dr Laudan Nooshin, Centre for Music Studies, City University London

 
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Palestinian-Israeli Economic Relations: Repudiating the Paris Protocol?|

Thursday 23 May 2013, 18.30-20.00, Wolfson Theatre, NAB
Speaker: Professor Ephraim Kleiman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 
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The Gulf states and the Arab Uprisings: Popular protests, counter-revolution, and the sectarian Gulf|

Wednesday 15 May 2013, 16.30-18.00, STC.501, St Clement
Speaker: Dr Toby Matthiesen, LSE Kuwait Programme
Chair: Dr Kristian Ulrichsen, LSE Kuwait Programme

 
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A New Middle East: Palestine, Peoples and Borders|

Monday 13 May 2013, 18.30-20.00, New Theatre, East Building
Speaker: Dr Ahmad Khalidi, University of Oxford
Chair: Professor Fawaz Gerges, LSE

 
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The Gaza Kitchen: Documenting a culinary heritage and a food system under stress|

Wednesday 8 May 2013, 13.00-14.00, NAB 2.06, New Academic Building
Speakers: Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt 

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The Kurds and the Conflict in Syria|

Friday 3 May 2013, 16.30-17.30, Alumni Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Saleh Muslim Mohamed, Democratic Union Party (PYD)
Chair: Robert Lowe, LSE

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A Panel Discussion on Palestine|

Friday 26 April 2013, 18.00-19.30, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Dr Karma Nabulsi, University of Oxford; Professor Ilan Pappe, University of Exeter; Professor Rosemary Hollis, City University; Peter Kosminsky, Director of ‘The Promise’
Chair: Jon Snow, Channel 4 News

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Book Launch: The Politics of Business in the Middle East After the Arab Spring|

Thursday 21 March 2013, 18.30-20.00, New Theatre, East Building
Speakers: Dr Steffen Hertog, LSE; Dr Giacomo Luciani, Science-Po; Dr Marc Valeri, University of Exeter; and Dr Khalid Almezaini, Qatar University

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The Politics of Nationalism in Modern Iran|

Monday 18 March 2013, 18.30-20.00, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Ali Ansari, University of St Andrews

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Visual Culture(s) in the Gulf: An Introduction|

Wednesday 13 March 2013, 16.30-18.00, Clement House, CLM 1.03
Speaker: Dr Nadia Mounajjed, LSE

 
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Energy Security and Shifting Global Power|

Monday 11 March 2013, 18.30-20.00, Clement House, CLM 7.02
Speaker: Professor Roland Dannreuther, University of Westminster

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Revolution as Gambling: Egypt Under the Muslim Brotherhood|

Monday 4 March 2013, 18.30-20.00, New Theatre, East Building
Speaker: Dr Hazem Kandil, Cambridge University

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The New Middle East: Protest and Revolution in the Arab World|

Thursday 21 February 2013, 18.30-20.00, Sheik Zayed Theatre
Speaker: Professor Fawaz Gerges, LSE

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Whither the Arab Spring?|

Wednesday 20 February 2013, 18.30-20.00, Connaught House, Room 1.05
Speaker: Professor Fawwaz Traboulsi, American University of Beirut
Chair: Professor Fawaz Gerges, LSE

 
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In the Eye of the Storm: The History of Lebanon Revisited|

Monday 18 February 2013, 18.30-20.00, Hong Kong Theatre,
Speaker: Professor Fawwaz Traboulsi, American University of Beirut
Chair: Professor Fawaz Gerges, LSE

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Phyllis Bennis: In Conversation with Fawaz Gerges|

Friday 8 February 2013, 16.30-18.00, CLM 3.02, Clement House
Speaker: Phyllis Bennis, New Internationalism Project, IPS
Chair: Professor Fawaz Gerges, LS

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Rethinking Diffusion: 1989, the Colour Revolutions, and the Arab Uprisings|

Monday 4 February 2013, 18.30-20.00, Room 1.04, New Academic Building  
Speaker:  Professor Valerie Bunce, Cornell University

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Colonial Control in Algeria: the French Security and Intelligence Services between the Two World Wars|

Monday 28 January 2013, 18.30-20,00, Room 1.04, NAB
Speaker: Dr Rabah Aissaoui, University of Leicester

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Is Jordan Immune to the Arab Spring Uprisings?|

Wednesday 23 January 2013, 18.30-20.00, CLM 7.02, Clement House
Speaker: Dr Tariq Tell
Chair: Professor Fawaz Gerges, LSE

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Revolutionary Riffs: Youth in the Arab Uprisings|

Tuesday 22 January 2013, 18.00-19.30, CON 1.05, Connaught House
Speaker: Nur Laiq, Arab Youth Project, International Peace Institute
Chair: Dr John Chalcraft, LSE

 
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IRAQ - From War to a New Authoritarianism |

Monday 21 January 2013, 18.30 - 20.00, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Dr Toby Dodge, LSE
Chair: Professor Arne Westad

 
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British Society of Middle East Studies Annual Lecture
Islam and the Politics of Resistance: the Case of Women in Iran
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Wednesday 16 January 2013, 18.30 - 20.00, Sheikh Zayed Theatre
Speaker: Baroness Haleh Afshar OBE

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