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. This list of events includes all Middle East Centre events and other selected Middle East events at LSE.
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Please note: all events from September to December 2021 will be online.
This conference brings together researchers from the Conflict Research Programme Iraq (CRP-I) with other leading experts in the field to assess the situation in Iraq four years on from the programme’s launch.
العراق عشية الانتخابات: بداية عهد جديد أم استمرار للوضع الراهن؟ ٢٨ - ٢٩ أيلول ٢٠٢١
يجمع هذا المؤتمر باحثين من برنامج أبحاث الصراع في العراق مع خبراء بارزين آخرين في هذا المجال لمناقشة الوضع في العراق بعد مضي أربع سنوات على إطلاق البرنامج
Monday 4 October | 18:00 - 19:00 BST | Ghida Frangieh, Legal Agenda; Ibrahim Halawi, Royal Holloway, University of London; Abir Saksouk, Public Works Studio
Registration opens 22 September
The Middle East Crisis Factory: Tyranny, Resilience and Resistance (Book Launch)
Tuesday 12 October | 15:00 - 16:00 BST | Iyad El-Baghdadi & Ahmed Gatnash, Kawakibi Foundation
Registration opens 28 September
(Re)imagining Young Muslim Women? Comparing Public Responses to Ms Marvel in non-Muslim and Muslim Societies
Tuesday 19 October | 17:00 - 18:00 BST | Manmit Bhambra & Jennifer Jackson-Preece, LSE; Dima Issa, University of Balamand
Registration opens 5 October
As Part of the Kurdish Studies Series
Turkey’s Mission Impossible: War and Peace with the Kurds (Book Launch)
Monday 25 October | 15:00 - 16:00 BST | Cengiz Çandar, Independent Journalist
Registration opens 11 October
A Kuwait Programme Webinar
The Quiet Emergency: Experiences and Understandings of Climate Change in Kuwait
Wednesday 3 November | 13:00 - 14:30 GMT | Samia Alduaij, Senior Environmental Specialist; Abrar Alshammari, Independent Researcher; Kanwal Tareq Hameed, University of Exeter; Deen Sharp, Department of Geography and Environment, LSE
Registration opens 20 October
Co-organised with the LSE Department for Gender Studies
Queering the Middle East
Monday 22 November | 15:00 - 16:00 GMT | Sabiha Allouche, University of Exeter; Mert Koçak, Central European University; Ladan Rahbari, University of Amsterdam; Fadi Saleh, University of Göttingen
Registration opens 8 November