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The Second Annual CCLPS Postgraduate Conference, "From the Speech to the Act: Performativity on the Margins"

The Second Annual CCLPS Postgraduate Conference, From the Speech to the Act: Performativity on the Margins held on 13 June 2014 was a resounding success. Selected papers from the conference will be published in an upcoming issue of the SOAS Journal of Postgraduate Research. A podcast of the conference is also forthcoming.

13th June 2014

Middle East in London Cover June-July 2014 June-July 2014 Edition of The Middle East in London Hits Newsstands

The June-July Edition of The Middle East in London, the bi-monthly magazine of the London Middle East Institute, is now available.

5th June 2014

SOAS and I.B.Tauris Launch New Series on Palestine Studies

Dr Hassan Hakimian, Director of the London Middle East Institute (LMEI) at SOAS and Iradj Bagherzade, Chairman and Editorial Director of I.B.Tauris have announced an agreement to launch a new series of academic books relating to the history and contemporary world of Palestine.

22nd May 2014

Summer schools image New courses for the 2014 SOAS Summer school, exploring politics, law and languages

This year, the 2014 SOAS, University of London Summer School is introducing a range of new programmes exploring politics, law and languages from a variety of regions.

9th May 2014

Arshin Adib-Moghaddam book SOAS scholar’s work honoured by leading Middle East and North Africa publication

Dr Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, Reader in Comparative Politics and International Relations at SOAS, University of London has been described as a foremost thinker and commentator on the Middle East and Muslim world by online publication Muftah.

11th April 2014

Middle East in London Cover April-May 2014 April-May 2014 Edition of The Middle East in London Hits Newsstands

The April-May Edition of The Middle East in London, the bi-monthly magazine of the London Middle East Institute, is now available.

27th March 2014

Senior Palestinian historian addresses packed audience at SOAS for first annual lecture by Centre for Palestine Studies

Famous Palestinian historian, Professor Walid Khalidi, founder and director of the Institute for Palestine Studies (Beirut and Washington), gave a lecture earlier this month on ‘Palestine and Palestine Studies One Century since the First World War and the Balfour Declaration’ to a packed audience at SOAS, University of London, including two Arab ambassadors and several journalists.

19th March 2014

Middle East in London Cover February-March 2014 February-March 2014 Edition of The Middle East in London Hits Newsstands

The February-March Edition of The Middle East in London, the bi-monthly magazine of the London Middle East Institute, is now available.

29th January 2014

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber LMEI finds new home in the MBI Al Jaber Building, SOAS, thanks to support from the MBI Al Jaber Foundation

SOAS, University of London, is to receive a gift of £1 million from the MBI Al Jaber Foundation, the London-based charitable foundation promoting better understanding between the Middle East and the wider world through education and culture.

27th January 2014

Exhibition on post-revolutionary Iranian art opens in Brunei Gallery this week

A collection of artwork from 29 Iranian artists, many of who will be exhibiting in the UK for the first time, brings post-1979 Iranian revolution artworks to the heart of London at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London.

15th January 2014

SOAS scholars shape BBC Radio 4 series on Making of the Modern Arab World

SOAS scholars from across the Department of Politics and International Studies and the Department of Development Studies contributed to BBC Radio 4’s four-part series on ‘The Making of the Modern Arab World’.

9th January 2014

Middle East in London Cover December 2013-January 2014   December 2013-January 2014 Edition of The Middle East in London Hits Newsstands

The December-January Edition of The Middle East in London, the bi-monthly magazine of the London Middle East Institute, is now available.

28th November 2013

Gilbert Achcar new book pic SOAS experts examine results and prospects of the Arab Spring

Following the publication of Professor Gilbert Achcar’s book ‘The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprising’ (Saqi Books and University of California Press, 2013), the London Middle East Institute at SOAS, University of London hosts a discussion on the latest developments in the Arab Spring.

22nd October 2013

Professor Keith McLachlan

SOAS, University of London regrets to announce the death of Professor Keith McLachlan on 12 October 2013

15th October 2013

Middle East in London Cover October-November 2013 October-November 2013 Edition of The Middle East in London Hits Newsstands

The October-November Edition of The Middle East in London, the bi-monthly magazine of the London Middle East Institute, is now available.

2nd October 2013

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