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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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Palestine: The Invisible Damage of Life under Occupation

Samah Jabr

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

9 December 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

Panel on the Iranian Economy

Hassan Hakimian, LMEI; Parvin Alizadeh, Boston University Study Abroad; Kamiar Mohaddes, University of Cambridge; Sima Motamen-Samadian, Centre for the Study of Advanced and Emerging Markets

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, 5:30 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

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

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 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

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

Simin Behbahani: A Career in Poetry

Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak, University of Maryland and SOAS

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

Women, Power and Politics in 21st Century Iran

Tara Povey, SOAS, Mehri Honarbin-Holliday, Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS, Elaheh Rostami-Povey, Centre for Iranian Studies

Resheduled from 4 February 2014. Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East - Changing Economic and Political Landscapes.

29 April 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

An Historical Overview of the Iranian Presidency: 1979-2013

Siavush Ranjbar-Daemi, University of Manchester

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

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

Iran and the Global Economy: Petro Populism, Islam and Economic Sanctions

Parvin Alizadeh, Boston University, Study Abroad London and Hassan Hakimian, LMEI & SOAS

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

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

Falafel King: culinary customs and national narratives in Palestine

Zeina Ghandour, Birkbeck

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

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

The myth of Perfidious Albion: Anglo-Iranian relations in historical context

Ali Ansari, St Andrews

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

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

Women, Power and Politics in 21st Century Iran

Tara Povey, SOAS, Mehri Honarbin-Holliday, Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS, Elaheh Rostami-Povey, 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.

4 February 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Researching dress in Saudi Arabia: Lessons and Opportunities

Aisa Martinez, LMEI

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

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

Qatar and the Arab Spring: Policy Responses and Consequences

Kristian Coates-Ulrichsen, Baker III Institute of Public Policy at Rice University in Houston

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

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

Sanctions on Iran, International Law and international human rights standards

Mansour Talebpour, Centre for Iranian Studies, SOAS

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

10 December 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

An Historical Overview of the Iranian Presidency: 1979-2013

Siavush Randjbar-Daemi, University of Manchester

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

3 December 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Arabs and Israelis: Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East

Abdel Moneim Said Aly, Regional Center for Strategic Studies, Cairo, Shai Feldman, Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Brandeis University, US, and Khalil Shikaki, Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, Ramallah

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

26 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Possibility of Modern Middle Eastern Jewish Thought

Moshe Behar, University of Manchester, Yair Wallach, SOAS and Sami Zubaida, Birkbeck College

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

19 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The New Internationalism, High-Risk Activism, and Popular Struggle against the Israeli Occupation in the West Bank

Joel Beinin, Stanford University

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

12 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Power and the People: paths of resistance in the Middle East

Charles Tripp, SOAS and Gilbert Achcar, SOAS

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

29 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Sectarian Gulf: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Spring That Wasn't

Toby Matthiesen, University of Cambridge

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

22 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Egypt in Flux: Essays on an Unfinished Revolution

Adel Iskander, Georgetown University

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

15 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Mariz Tadros, Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex

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

8 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Making and Unmaking of a Zionist: A Personal and Political Journey

Anthony Lerman, author; Ghada Karmi, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter

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

19 March 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Revolt in Syria: Eye-Witness to the Uprising

Stephen Starr, freelance journalist

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

12 March 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Iran’s Expanding Relations with Latin America

Manouchehr Dorraj, Texas Christian University and a Visiting Fellow at Georgetown’s Center for International and Regional Studies, Doha, Qatar

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

5 March 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Rags, Tommy-Guns, and the King: Palestinians and the Pedagogical Regime, c. 1956.

Mezna Qato, St Antony's College, Oxford
Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL) and London Middle East Institute Joint Lecture. Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East - Changing Economic and Political Landscapes.

26 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Iran's Nuclear Programme: A Surge into Modernity

David Patrikarakos, Author and Journalist

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

19 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Art of Heritage Collection and Research Project: dress in Saudi Arabia

Aisa Martinez, LMEI

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

5 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Women's perceptions of access to justice in Iran

Sahar Maranlou, University of Warwick

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

29 January 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Unfree in Palestine: Registration, Documentation and Movement Restriction

Nadia Abu-Zahra, University of Ottawa; Adah Kay, Cass Business School, City University, London

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

22 January 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Occupying Syria under the French Mandate: Insurgency, Space and State Formation

Dan Neep, University of Exeter and Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL)

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

11 December 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Sudanese breadbasket: Land and water grabs by Middle Eastern economies

Tony Allan, KCL and SOAS; Eckart Woertz, Princeton and Barcelona Centre for International Affairs; Harry Verhoeven, Oxford University; Martin Keulertz, KCL

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

4 December 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Rags, Tommy-Guns, and the King: Palestinians and the Pedagogical Regime, c. 1956.

Mezna Qato, St Antony's College, Oxford

Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL) and London Middle East Institute Joint Lecture

27 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Muslim Brotherhood’s civil state with an Islamic reference: Democracy redefined or confined?

Mariz Tadros, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

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

20 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Women and the Arab Spring: feminine voices in a time of transition

Nimah Nawab, writer, lecturer, and activist

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

13 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Islam, Gender and Reform in Oman

Khalid Al-Azri, Oxford University

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

30 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Visualising Palestine - selecting images to represent Palestine for an exhibition on British rule, 1917-1948

Anne Lineen, freelance curator

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

23 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Iran Economic Sanctions: Foreign Policy Tool or Weapon of Mass Destruction?

Hassan Hakimian, LMEI, SOAS

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

16 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Palestine Now: Writers Respond

With Bidisha, Rachel Shabi, Selma Dabbagh, Miranda Pennell and Naomi Foyle

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

9 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Middle East in Transition: Syria and the 'Arab Spring'

Samir Aita, Le Monde diplomatique and Gilbert Achcar, SOAS

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

13 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Between Ideology and Pragmatism: Zionism in National Socialist Jewish Policy

Frank Nicosia, University of Vermont

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

6 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Between Art and Alienation, the Painted T-Walls in Segmented 2012 Baghdad

Caecilia Pieri, Institut français du Proche-Orient

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

28 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Assessing Change and Continuity in US Discourses and Polices towards West Asia and North Africa in Light of the 'Arab Spring'

Corinna Mullin, SOAS

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

21 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The 'Arab Awakening' in North Africa - one year after

George Joffé, University of Cambridge

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

7 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Libyan Revolution: Experiences and Future Challenges

Aref Ali Nayed, Ambassador of Libya to the United Arab Emirates

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

31 January 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Prelude to Revolution: how Arab republics tried, and failed, to turn themselves into monarchies

Steffen Hertog, LSE

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

24 January 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Can Asad Survive?

Patrick Seale

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

17 January 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Algeria in the Shadow of Revolution

James McDougall, University of Oxford

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

29 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Afghanistan/Iran a contemporary cultural and media perspective

Baqer Moin

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

22 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Western interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq in relation to recent developments in the Middle East

Jack Fairweather, former Baghdad correspondent, Telegraph

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

15 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Tunisia: revolutionary realities?

George Joffé, University of Cambridge

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

1 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Effects of Political Changes on Economic Policy and Business

David Butter, Economist Intelligence Unit

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

25 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Covering Islam, Covering the Middle East: confessions of a practising journalist

Roger Hardy, former Middle East analyst, BBC World Service

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

18 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Egypt: how far is it a revolution?

Maha Azzam, Chatham House

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East,The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

11 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Gulf Arab States and the Political Economy of the Middle East: a moment of change?

Adam Hanieh, SOAS

Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East, The Middle East in Transition: a new social economic and political landscape?

4 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Between Ideology and Pragmatism: Zionism in National Socialist Jewish Policy

Francis Nicosia, University of Vermont

8 March 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Palestinian Cinema - From Militant Propaganda to Independence?

Michel Khleifi, Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle

Film Screening & Lecture/Talk.

1 March 2011, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Southern Yemen today and rise and fall of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (1967-1990)

Noel Brehony, LMEI and MENAS Associates Ltd.

22 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

In search of the ‘French-Arab Thing’

Henry Laurens, Collège de France

Please note that this lecture will start at the earlier time of 5.30pm and not the usual 6.00pm.

8 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Hidden Histories: Reclaiming Truths

Basem Ra'ad, Al-Quds University

1 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Arab Media's Music of Resistance

Makram Khoury-Machool, Cambridge-based Scholar

25 January 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Torture of Representation

Faisal Devji, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford

Lecture by Dr Faisal Devji on torture and the war on terror.

18 January 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Facing Disaster In the Middle East: Do We Have Only Bad Options?

Stephen Kinzer, author, journalist and lecturer at Boston University

Talk on the subject of Professor Kinzer's controversial new book Reset Middle East (I.B.Tauris, 2010) in which he argues that the US has allied itself with the wrong Middle Eastern states.

11 January 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Ancient Civilisations in Modern Times: Iranian-Egyptian Relations since the Islamic Revolution

Ali Granmayeh, LMEI/former Iranian diplomat

7 December 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Against the Wall: the art of resistance in Palestine

William Parry, freelance journalist and photographer

30 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Arab Media's Music of Resistance

Makram Khoury-Machool, University of Cambridge

23 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Muslim Brotherhood: the burden of tradition

Alison Pargeter, Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge

16 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Questions Concerning the Shape of a Hypothetical US-Iranian War

Dan Plesch, Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD), SOAS

2 November 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Arab Unity: Reality or Illusion?

Ghayth Armanazi, British Syrian Society

26 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Arabs and Israelis Facing the Holocaust and the Nakba

Gilbert Achcar, SOAS; Nur Masalha, Centre for Religion and History and the Holy Land Research Project, St. Mary's University College, University of Surrey; Idith Zertal, Institute for Jewish Studies, University of Basel

Panel Debate on the subject of Gilbert Achcar's book The Arabs and the Holocaust.

19 October 2010, Brunei Gallery, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Genetics and the Arab Israel Conflict

Tudor Parfitt, SOAS

12 October 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Islamism and its Discontents

Roger Hardy, BBC World Service

2 March 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Global Jihad: Disentangling Myth from Reality?

Fawaz Gerges, LSE

23 February 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Between the Languages of Silence and the Woman’s Word

Zahia Salhi, University of Leeds

9 February 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Backlash 9/11: Middle Eastern and Muslim Americans Respond

Anny Bakalian, City University of New York (CUNY)

2 February 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

What's Really Wrong with the Middle East

Brian Whitaker, Guardian

26 January 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Britain and the Middle East in the 9/11 Era

Rosemary Hollis, Olive Tree Programme, City University London

19 January 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Protest Movements in Egypt. Challenges of Autonomous Politics

Maha M. Abdel-Rahman, University of Cambridge & American University in Cairo

1 December 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Muslim Women, Citizenship and Secularism in Europe

Ruba Salih, IAIS, University of Exeter

17 November 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM