SOAS University of London

London Middle East Institute

Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East

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

All lectures in this series are free and open to all

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Forthcoming Events

Do the Women of ISIS Deserve Rights?

Azadeh Moaveni (International Crisis Group)

In her latest book, Guest House for Young Widows: Women of ISIS, Azadeh Moaveni looks at a cast of young women who in many instances left their comfortable lives behind to join the Islamic state.

25 February 2020, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT), 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Book Launch: Political Economies of the Middle East and North Africa

Dr Robert Springborg

This book focuses on national and regional politics in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to explain why economies there are underperforming. Variations in performance are traced to historically rooted capacities of states.

10 March 2020, Russell Square: College Buildings, Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT), 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM