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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.


Lessons for Democratization Theory from the Arab World: Insights from a Paired Comparison of Egypt and Tunisia|

Thursday 9 October 2014, 13.00-14.30, Room 9.04, Tower 2, Clement's Inn
Speaker: Dr Eva Bellin, Brandeis University
Chair: Professor Toby Dodge, LSE


Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War|

Thursday 16 October 2014, 18.30-21.00
Speaker: Dr Roham Alvandi, LSE
Chair: Professor Toby Dodge, LSE


The Political Economy of the Energy, Finance and Security in the UAE: between the Majilis and the Market|

Monday 20 October 2014, 18.30-20.00
Speaker: Dr Karen Young, LSE Middle East Centre


Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture|

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


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

Tuesday 4 November 2014, 17.30-19.30
Speaker: Professor Joel Beinin, Stanford University
Chair: Dr John Chalcraft, LSE


Salafist Youth in Tunisia and the Process of Subjectification|

Thursday 6 November 2014, 16.30-18.00
Speaker: Dr Aitemad Muhanna-Matar, LSE


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

Monday 10 November 2014, 18.30-20.00
Speaker: Dr Yaniv Voller, University of Edinburgh
Chair: Dr Katerina Dalacoura, LSE


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


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

Monday 17 November 2014, 16.30-18.00
Speakers: Dr Michael Mason, LSE; Muna Dajani, LSE


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

Wednesday 19 November 2014, 18.30-20.00
Speaker: Professor Ali Ansari, St Andrews University
Chair: Professor Toby Dodge, LSE Middle East Centre


The Unexpected State: British Politics and the Creation of Israel|

Monday 24 November 2014, 16.30-18.00
Speaker: Dr Carly Beckerman-Boys, LSE
Chair: Dr Federica Bicchi, LSE


Ben Bella's Algeria: Third Worldism beyond continents and colours|

Tuesday 9 December 2014, 18.30-20.00
Speaker: Dr Jeffrey Byrne, University of British Columbia
Chair: Dr John King, Society for Algerian Studies


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