Forthcoming Events

Lectures, Seminars & Book Launches

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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Protectors of the State

Protectors of the State? The Popular Mobilisation Forces During the 2022 Post-Election Crisis

Thursday 25 May | 17:30 - 18:30 BST | Simona Foltyn, Journalist and Filmmaker

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Ecologies of Fragile Landscapes: Water, Waste and Toxicity in the Middle East, Friday 9 June 2023

This workshop will address the contemporary proliferation of 'fragile landscapes' in the Middle East and beyond, including the Eastern Mediterranean, Black Sea Region, and the Caucasus.

Read the Call for Papers here

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As part of LSE Festival 2023

Changing Lives in the Middle East: cinematic responses

Monday 12 June | 18:15 - 19:45 BST | Amira Louadah & Suzannah Mirghani, Filmmakers

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Charity in Saudi Arabia: Civil Society under Authoritarianism

Tuesday 13 June | 17:00 - 18:00 BST | Nora Derbal, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Hanaa Almoaibed, LSE Middle East Centre; Steffen Hertog, LSE

Register here