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Communications Coordinator Vacancy

Hours: Full-time, fixed-term for 1 year
Salary: Band 5, from £28,241  to £32,689 pa inclusive
Start Date:  As soon as possible
Closing Date:  5 July 2017 (23.59 UK time)

The Middle East Centre seeks to recruit a Communications Coordinator to work on all aspects of the Centre’s communications, online presence and publications. The post-holder will play a key role in regularly updating and improving the quality and reach of the Centre’s communications work and impact.

Candidates should have:

  • Excellent IT skills
  • Strong design skills including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Good understanding of using social media to build profile and influence
  • Knowledge of and keen interest in the field of Middle East studies

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LSE Kuwait Academic Collaborations
Call for Proposals for Funding

The Kuwait Programme, LSE Middle East Centre, invites applications for academic collaborative research projects in social, political, and economic sciences between researchers at LSE and at universities and research institutions in Kuwait.


  • To promote high calibre research by scholars at LSE and Kuwait universities and research institutions on policy-relevant challenges facing Kuwait;
  • To support academic excellence at Kuwait universities and institutions;
  • To strengthen long-term academic collaboration and knowledge transfer between LSE and Kuwait.

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Short-Term Research Fellowships 2017–2018

The Kuwait Programme, LSE Middle East Centre wishes to announce the availability of Short-Term Research Fellowships at LSE.

Based in the LSE Middle East Centre, the two Fellowships will enable the successful candidates to pursue research relevant to the Kuwait Programme for 2-3 months. Applications are invited from researchers based at academic or research institutions in Kuwait who have a PhD or equivalent and wish to develop their research capacity and output.

The successful candidates will have access to the library, and will receive desk space and administrative support. The Fellowships include accommodation at LSE, a living allowance and a return economy flight to London.

The Fellows will be required to write a research paper which will be considered for publication by the Kuwait Programme, and to contribute to the work of the Kuwait Programme more generally.

The application deadline is 31 July 2017. Applicants can undertake their Fellowship at any time in the academic year 2017–18. Interviews will be held in September 2017.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, proposed dates of the Fellowship and a 2,500-word proposal (including bibliography) for a research paper, which explains its relevance to the work of the Kuwait Programme and the contribution it would make to the field.

To apply or for further information please contact Ian Sinclair: i.sinclair@lse.ac.uk.  

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