The Kuwait Programme on Development, Governance and Globalisation in the Gulf States is a ten year multidisciplinary global research programme. It focuses on seven broad research themes: Kuwait and the Gulf in the shifting global economy; massive capital flows, sovereign wealth funds; carbon-heavy, resource-rich economic development; health care and social welfare provision in Kuwait, and health system innovation more generally; education and human capital development in Kuwait; water and resource management, and urban form, geography, and sustainability. more
Salary: £33,450 - £40,462 per annum (pro-rata if necessary)
Fixed Term: February 2015 (negotiable) – July 2017 (fixed)
The LSE Middle East Centre promotes interdisciplinary research on the societies,
economies, polities and international relations of the Middle East and North Africa. The Centre seeks a Research Officer to contribute to the LSE Kuwait Programme research programme, ‘The Comparative Political Economy of the MENA Region’ more
Internal Call For Proposals For Funding, 2015
LSE Kuwait Programme Applied Research
The Kuwait Programme on Development, Governance and Globalisation in the Gulf States invites applications from LSE colleagues to conduct systematic and practical enquiry into fundamental questions in the social sciences of relevance to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states. Applications should pertain to the Kuwait Programme’s research themes.
The application deadline for receiving first draft of proposals is 12 January 2015 more
LSE Kuwait Programme Short-Term Visiting Research Fellowship 2015
The Kuwait Programme on Development, Governance and Globalisation in the Gulf States at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) wishes to announce the availability of a Short-Term Visiting Research Fellowship.
Based in the LSE Middle East Centre, the Fellowship will enable the successful candidate to pursue research relevant to the Kuwait Programme for a period of up to three months. Applications are invited from GCC nationals who have a PhD or equivalent and wish to develop their research capacity and output.
The successful candidate will have access to the library, and will receive desk space at the LSE and administrative support. The Fellowship includes accommodation, subsistence and a return flight to London more
NEW RESEARCH PAPER
The reconstruction of post-war Kuwait: a missed opportunity?
Sultan Barakat and John Skelton
Available for download as a PDF
Kuwait’s domestic policy in a new oil price regime
Dr Hessah Al-Ojayan, LSE Kuwait Programme Visiting Fellow
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