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Tower 1, 10th Floor
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE 


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Sandra Sfeir
+44 (0)20 7955 6198

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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, so please make sure you arrive early. This list of events includes all Middle East Centre events and other selected Middle East events at LSE.

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Violence62

Jointly organised by the LSEMEC and LSE Cities
Violence and the City in the Modern Middle East
Wednesday 5 October, 18:00-19:30, Room 9.04, TW2, Clement's Inn

Speaker: Nelida Fuccaro, SOAS; Ulrike Freitag, Zentrum Moderner Orient; Rasmus Christian Elling, University of Copenhagen
Chair: Fran Tonkiss, LSE 

This is a registration only event. Register to attend

 
KurdsFrontline62

The Fight Against ISIS: Kurds on the front line
Thursday 6 October, 18:00-19:30, Wolfson Theatre, NAB, LSE

Speaker: Lahur Talabany, Kurdish Regional Government
Chair: Toby Dodge, LSE

This is a registration only event. Register to attend

 
ArmadaBizerta62

Let's Rock/Rap it! Music as Collective Action: The case of the Arab Spring
Tuesday 11 October, 17:15-19:15, Room 9.04, TW2, Clement's Inn

Speaker: Amina Boubia, Sciences Po Centre for International Studies
Chair: John Chalcraft, LSE

This is a registration only event. Register to attend

 
ProtectorofLife62

LSE Kuwait Programme Annual Lecture
Politics in Modern Arab Art
Tuesday 18 October, 18:30-20:00, Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

Speaker: Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi
Chair: Toby Dodge, LSE

This event is free and open to all on a first come first served basis.

 
GCC-EU62

The Role of the Gulf in a Changing World
Thursday 20 October, 18:00-19:30, Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE

Speaker: HE Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, Former Prime Minister of Qatar
Chair: Toby Dodge, LSE 

This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required. Only one ticket per person can be requested. Tickets will be made available from around 6pm on Thursday 13 October until at least 12noon on Friday 14 October and can be requested here.

 
ChalcraftBook62

Popular Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East
Wednesday 26 October, 18:00-19:30, Wolfson Theatre, NAB, LSE

Speaker: John Chalcraft, LSE

This is a registration only event. Registration will open soon.

 
KuwaitCity62

LSE Kuwait Programme and LSE Cities public seminar
Oil and the Transformation of Urban Life in Kuwait
Thursday 3 November, 18:00-19:30, 9.04, TW2, LSE

Speaker: Farah Al-Nakib, American University of Kuwait
Respondent: Philipp Rose, LSE Cities
Chair: Courtney Freer, LSE Kuwait Programme

This is a registration only event. Registration will open soon.

 
YemenSanaa62

Yemen: A War for the Future
Wednesday 9 November, 18:00-19:30, LSE

Speakers:  Ginny Hill, LSE Middle East Centre; Baraa Shiban, Reprieve
Chair: Helen Lackner

This is a registration only event. Registration will open soon.

 
Rouhani62

Revisiting Rouhani's Election: The politics of managing change in Iran
Thursday 10 November, 16:30-18:00, Room 9.04, TW2, LSE

Speaker: Ali Ansari, University of St Andrews
Chair: Pejman Abdolmohammadi, LSE Middle East Centre

This is a registration only event. Registration will open soon.

 
Religion62

The Religionisation of Israeli Society
Wednesday 16 November, 18:00-19:30, Venue to be confirmed, LSE

Speakers: Yoav Peled, Tel Aviv University; Horit Herman-Peled, Oranim Academic College
Chair: Amnon Aran, City, University of London

This is a registration only event. Registration will open soon.

 
Najaf62

Social Harmony: An Iraqi perspective
Wednesday 30 November, 18:00-19:30, Wolfson Theatre, NAB, LSE

Speaker: Lukman Faily, Iraqi Ambassador to the US
Chair: Toby Dodge, LSE Middle East Centre

This is a registration only event. Registration will open soon.

 
Ketchoua62

Jointly organised by the LSEMEC and the Society for Algerian Studies
A 'Revolutionary Education'? Algeria, West Africa, and the Postcolonial Politics of Islam
Wednesday 7 December, 18:00-19:30, Room 9.04, TW2, LSE

Speaker: Andrew Lebovich, Columbia University
Chair: John King, Society for Algerian Studies

This is a registration only event. Registration will open soon.

 
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