Past Events 2014

Hezbollah-Phenomenon

The Hizbullah Phenomenon: Politics and Communication

Tuesday 2 December | Lina Khatib, Carnegie Middle East Center; Dina Matar, SOAS; Atef Alshaer, University of Westminster

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ShamelAzmeh

The Uprising of the Marginalised: A Socio-Economic Perspective into the Collapse of the Ba'ath Rule in Syria

Monday 24 November | Shamel Azmeh, LSE

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Anglo-Iranian-Company

Anglo-Iranian Relations Revisited: The Curious Case of the Proposed Nuclear Company of Britain and Iran

Wednesday 19 November | Ali Ansari, St Andrews University

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climatesecurity

Transboundary Climate Security: Climate Vulnerability and Rural Livelihoods in the Jordan River Basin

Tuesday 18 November | Michael Mason, LSE; Muna Dajani, LSE

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Patrick-Altes
Co-organised with the Society for Algerian Studies

1960s Algeria: Women, Public Space and Moral Panic

Wednesday 12 November | Natalya Vince, University of Portsmouth

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AitemadWomensActivism

New Trends of Women's Activism after the Arab Uprisings: Redefining Women's Leadership

Thursday 6 November | Aitemad Muhanna-Matar, LSE

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Activism
Social Movements and Popular Mobilisation in the MENA Seminar

High-Risk Activism and Popular Struggle Against the Israeli Occupation of the West Bank

Tuesday 4 November | Joel Beinin, Stanford University

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Nixon-Kissinger-Shah

Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War

Thursday 16 October | Roham Alvandi, LSE

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Iraq: Causes and Consequences of the Present Crisis

Thursday 26 June | Toby Dodge, LSE; Amb Feisal Istrabadi, Indiana University; Faleh Jabar, Iraq Institute for Strategic Studies

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SultanQaboos

Oman's Foreign Policy Under Sultan Qaboos: Independent but to What Extent?

Thursday 22 May | Marc Valeri, University of Exeter

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CharlesAnderson-PalPeasentry
Social Movements and Popular Mobilisation in the MENA Seminar

Will the Real Palestinian Peasantry Please Sit Down? Towards a New History of British Rule in Palestine, 1917–1936

Tuesday 20 May | Charles Anderson

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Dubai-City

The Macroeconomics of the Gulf

Thursday 15 May | Raphael Espinoza, IMF

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Kerry-Zarif

US–Iran Détente: Past and Present

Monday 12 May | Ambassador John Limbert; Christian Emery, LSE; Roham Alvandi, LSE

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Struggle-for-Iraqs-Future
Co-organised with the LSE Department of International Development

The Struggle for Iraq's Future

Wednesday 7 May | Zaid Al-Ali, International IDEA

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Tahrir-Square
Social Movements and Popular Mobilisation in the MENA Seminar

New Social Movements and the Question of Organisation During Revolutionary Processes

Tuesday 6 May | Maha Abdelrahman, University of Cambridge

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Nazi-Soviet-Pact

The Nazi-Soviet Pact in the Light of Transnational History: Persian Connections in German–Soviet Relations

Wednesday 30 April | Jennifer Jenkins, University of Toronto

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RayHinnebuschSyriaIraqRelations

Syria-Iraq Relations: From State Formation to the Arab Uprising

Wednesday 19 March | Raymond Hinnebusch, University of St Andrews

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Map-Africa
Co-organised with the Society for Algerian Studies

Algeria and its Southern Neighbours: Turbulence in the Sahara

Monday 10 March | Yvan Guichaoua, University of East Anglia; Imad Mesdoua

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Dubai-Economy

Diversified but Marginal: The GCC Private Sector as an Economic and Political Force

Wednesday 5 March | Steffen Hertog, LSE

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Qatar-Foreign-Policy

Qatari Foreign Policy and the Changing Regional Order in the Middle East

Wednesday 26 February | Lina Khatib, Carnegie Middle East Center

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Arab-Spring

The Dialectics of the Arab Revolutions: 2011–2013

Tuesday 25 February | Gilles Kepel, Sciences Po

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Lineages-of-Revolt

Neoliberal Development in Palestine and the Regional Context

Monday 24 February | Adam Hanieh, SOAS

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Arab-Spring-Tunisia
Social Movements and Popular Mobilisation in the MENA Seminar

The Politics of the Urban Everyday in the Arab Revolutions

Wednesday 12 February | Salwa Ismail, SOAS

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Kerry-Netanyahu

Israel: The Arab Spring, Domestic Politics and the Future of the Arab–Israeli Peace Process

Monday 10 February | Ahron Bregman, King's College London

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Arabic-Graffiti
BRISMES Annual Lecture

The Quest for Cultural Authenticity and the Politics of Identity

Wednesday 5 February | Sami Zubaida

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Libya-Jets

Libya: A Happy Ending that Wasn't

Monday 3 February | Florence Gaub, EUISS

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The-People-Want

The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising

Monday 27 January | Gilbert Achcar, SOAS

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Western-Sahara-Protest
Co-organised with the Society for Algerian Studies

Western Sahara: Stalemate and its Discontents

Wednesday 22 January | Alice Wilson, University of Cambridge

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Agency-Gender-Gaza

Agency and Gender in Gaza: Masculinity, Femininity and Family During the Second Intifada

Monday 20 January | Aitemad-Muhanna Matar, LSE

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Hariri-Monument
Co-organised with the LSE Centre for the Study of Human Rights

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon: A Critical Perspective

Thursday 16 January | Omar Nashabe, Lebanese American University

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Free-Syrian-Army

Syria's Age of Revolution: Peaceful Protest to Armed Struggle

Monday 13 January | Yezid Sayigh, Carnegie Middle East Center

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