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Middle East Centre
London School of Economics and Political Science
Tower 1, 10th Floor, Room 10.01
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE 


Sandra Sfeir
+44 (0)20 7955 6198
s.sfeir@lse.ac.uk


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Forthcoming Events

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. Our events are very well attended, please make sure to arrive early. This list of events includes all Middle East Centre events and selected other Middle East events at LSE.

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Mizrahi Mothers, Wrapped in the Flag: Ultra-Nationalism, Apartheid, and the Divinity of Bureaucracy in Israel|

Monday 27 October 2014, 18.30-20.00, Room 2.02, Clement House
Speaker: Professor Smadar Lavie, University of California
Chair: Dr Sumi Madhok, LSE

 
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Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy Event
Arab Development Denied: Dynamics of Accumulation by Wars of Encroachment|

Tuesday 28 October 2014, 18.30-20.00, Room 9.04, Tower 2, Clement's Inn
Speakers: Dr Ali Kadri, National University of Singapore; Professor John Weeks, SOAS

 
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High-Risk Activism and Popular Struggle Against the Israeli Occupation of the West Bank|

Tuesday 4 November 2014, 18.30-20.00, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Professor Joel Beinin, Stanford University
Chair: Dr John Chalcraft, LSE

 
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Workers in the Arab Uprisings: Social Movement Theory, Political Economy and Class|

Wednesday 5 November 2014, 16.30-18.30, Room 9.05, Tower 2, Clement's Inn
Speaker: Professor Joel Beinin, Stanford University
Chair: Dr John Chalcraft, LSE

This is a registration only event. Please register using the Online Booking System.|

 
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New Trends of Women's Activism During and After the Arab Uprisings|

Thursday 6 November 2014, 16.30-18.00, Alumni Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Dr Aitemad Muhanna-Matar, LSE

 
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The Kurdish National Liberation Movement in Iraq: From Insurgency to Statehood|

Tuesday 11 November 2014, 18.30-20.00, Room 9.04, Tower 2, Clement's Inn
Speaker: Dr Yaniv Voller, University of Edinburgh
Chair: Dr Katerina Dalacoura, LSE

 
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1960s Algeria: Women, Public Space and Moral Panic|

Wednesday 12 November 2014, 18.30-20.00, Alumni Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Dr Natalya Vince, University of Portsmouth
Chair: Dr John King, Society for Algerian Studies

 
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Transboundary Climate Security: Climate Vulnerability and Rural Livelihoods in the Jordan River Basin|

Tuesday 18 November 2014, 17.30-19.00, Room 9.04, Tower 2, Clement's Inn
Speakers: Dr Michael Mason, LSE; Muna Dajani, LSE
Chair:  Professor Tony Allan, SOAS

 
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Anglo-Iranian relations revisited: the curious case of the proposed Nuclear Company of Britain and Iran|

Wednesday 19 November 2014, 18.30-20.00, Room G.01, Tower 1, Clement's Inn
Speaker: Professor Ali Ansari, St Andrews University
Chair: Professor Toby Dodge, LSE

 
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The Uprising of the Marginalised: A Socio-Economic Perspective into the Collapse of the Ba’th Rule in Syria|

Monday 24 November 2014, 18.30-20.00, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker:
Dr Shamel Azmeh, LSE

 
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The Hizbullah Phenomenon: Politics and Communication|

Tuesday 2 December 2014, 18.30-20.00, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Dr Lina Khatib, Carnegie Middle East Center; Dr Dina Matar, SOAS
Chair: Dr Filippo Dionigi, LSE

 
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Battlefields of the Republic: the Struggle for Public Space in Tunisia|

Wednesday 3 December, 16.30-18.30, Room 9.05, Tower 2, Clement's Inn
Speaker: Professor Charles Tripp, SOAS
Chair: Dr John Chalcraft, LSE

 
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Ben Bella's Algeria: Third Worldism beyond Continents and Colours|

Tuesday 9 December 2014, 18.30-20.00, Room 9.04, Tower 2, Clement's Inn
Speaker: Dr Jeffrey Byrne, University of British Columbia
Chair: Dr John King, Society for Algerian Studies

 

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