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Week beginning Monday 19 November 2018

Monday 19 November 2018

5.00pm:
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Tuesday 20 November 2018

12.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.30pm:
  • Shari'a, dissection and justice in modern Egypt
  • Khaled Fahmy, University of Cambridge
  • British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) Annual Lecture. Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.

6.30pm:

Wednesday 21 November 2018

10.00am:
2.00pm:
5.00pm:
  • Chinese State Capitalism in Hong Kong
  • Ho-fung Hung (Johns Hopkins University)
  • This presentation discusses the role of Hong Kong as China’s offshore financial market amidst the rise and faltering of the China Boom, as well as its implications to the local politics and society of Hong Kong.

5.00pm:
5.00pm:
5.00pm:
  • Blockade
  • Arif Yousuf
  • A documentary on nonviolent peace activism in the USA protesting the genocide of Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) in 1971

5.15pm:
5.15pm:

Thursday 22 November 2018

11.00am:
5.00pm:
  • Book launch: Women and Gender in Iraq
  • Zahra Ali
  • The event will be chaired by Haneen Naamneh (Dpt of Sociology and Middle East Center, LSE)
    The author Zahra Ali, Sociologist and Ass. Professor at Rutgers University will present her book with guest speakers:

    Nadje Al-Ali (Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS)
    Sami Zubaida (Emeritus, Dpt of Politics, Birkbeck)
    Charles Tripp (Dpt of Politics and International Studies, SOAS)

6.00pm:

Friday 23 November 2018

10.00am:
11.00am:
5.15pm:

Saturday 24 November 2018

11.00am:
3.00pm: