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London Middle East Institute

Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East

Tuesdays, 5.45pm (unless other stated), Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS

All lectures in this series are free and open to all

Tea and biscuits are available from 5.30pm

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Forthcoming Events

Simin Behbahani: A Career in Poetry

Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak, University of Maryland

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East - Changing Economic and Political Landscapes.

7 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Arab Uprisings - Driven by Youth or Adults?

Zafiris Tzannatos, Senior Consultant for Strategy and Policy

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East - Changing Economic and Political Landscapes.

14 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The European Union and Occupied Palestinian Territories: state-building without a state

Dimitris Bouris, College of Europe

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East - Changing Economic and Political Landscapes.

21 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

British Policy and Arab Displacement in Palestine, 1915-23: Contingency, Imperialism, and Double-dealing

William Mathew, University of East Anglia

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East - Changing Economic and Political Landscapes.

28 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Hizbullah Phenomenon: Politics and Communication

Atef Alshaer, University of Westminster; Lina Khatib, Carnegie Middle East Center, Beirut; and Dina Matar, Centre for Media Studies, SOAS

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East - Changing Economic and Political Landscapes.

11 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Persian-Portuguese Encounter in Hormuz

Ghoncheh Tazmini, former Iran Heritage Foundation (IHF) Visiting Fellow, Centre for Iranian Studies

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East - Changing Economic and Political Landscapes.

18 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Panel on the Iranian Economy

Hassan Hakimian, LMEI/SOAS, Parvin Alizadeh, Boston University Boston University Study Abroad

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East - Changing Economic and Political Landscapes.

25 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Why Yemen matters: Development, Security and the rhetoric of Unity

Helen Lackner, British-Yemeni Society

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East - Changing Economic and Political Landscapes.

2 December 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM