Past Events Podcasts

Lectures, Interviews & 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 otherwise stated. 

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Most of our events are recorded and available on SoundCloud and iTunes. Browse our past events by year below. 

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The Origins of the Syrian Conflict: Climate Change and Human Security (Webinar)

Thursday 19 November | 13:00 - 14:30 GMT | Marwa Daoudy, Georgetown University


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Mapping Kurdistan: Territory, Self-Determination and Nationalism (Webinar)

Monday 16 November | 13:00 - 14:30 GMT | Zeynep Kaya, LSE Middle East Centre

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Political Repression in Bahrain (Webinar)

Tuesday 10 November | 13:00 - 14:30 GMT | Marc Owen Jones, Hamad Bin Khalifa University

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The Politics of Migration in Modern Egypt: Strategies for Regime Survival in Autocracies (Webinar)

Thursday 5 November | 13:00 - 14:30 GMT | Gerasimos Tsourapas, University of Birmingham; Ibrahim Awad, American University of Cairo

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As part of #DecolonisingLSE 2020-21, co-organised with Jadaliyya and the Arab Studies Institute

Environmental Justice in the Middle East: Activism, Resistance, and Decolonisation (Webinar)

Thursday 29 October | 18:00 - 19:30 GMT | Carly A. Krakow, LSE; Muna Dajani, LSE; Mona Harb, American University of Beirut

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Libya's Fragmentation: Structure and Process in Violent Conflict (Webinar)

Thursday 22 October | 13:00 - 14:30 BST | Wolfram Lacher, German Institute for International and Security Affairs; Sherine El Taraboulsi-McCarthy, Overseas Development Institute

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Israel and the Gulf: From Secret to Open Relations (Webinar)

Tuesday 13 October | 15:30 - 17:00 BST | Ebtesam Al-Ketbi, Emirates Policy Centre; Clive Jones, Durham University; Elie Podeh, Mitvim Institute

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The Historical Roots of the Omani Left (Webinar)

Monday 28 September | 13:00 - 14:30 BST | Talal Al-Rashoud, LSE Middle East Centre

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Iran in Iraq: The Limits of Smart Power Amidst Public Protest 

Thursday 30 July | 15:00 - 16:15 BST | Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, RUSI; Jessica Watkins, LSE

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Libya in 2020: The Region's Most Important Proxy War?

Tuesday 28 July | 13:00 - 14:30 BST | Jalel Harchaoui, Clingendael Institute; Elham Saudi, Lawyers for Justice in Libya

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Podcasts by Year