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2018

January

08/01/18
10/01/18
10/01/18
13/01/18
16/01/18
17/01/18
18/01/18
23/01/18
  • Gaza
  • Donald Macintyre, journalist
  • Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.

26/01/18
30/01/18

February

01/02/18
  • Taq Kasra: Wonder of Architecture
  • Directed by Pejman Akbarzadeh
  • World Premiere screening of the first-ever documentary film on the ancient Persian palace Taq Kasra which is the world's largest brickwork vault.

02/02/18
06/02/18
09/02/18
19/02/18
20/02/18
21/02/18
22/02/18
27/02/18

March

06/03/18
10/03/18
15/03/18
16/03/18
19/03/18
21/03/18
22/03/18

April

06/04/18
19/04/18
20/04/18
24/04/18
  • Human Rights in Egypt and Tunisia after the Arab Spring
  • Maha Azzam (Egyptian Revolutionary Council), Nicola Pratt (University of Warwick), Melek Saral (SOAS)
  • The panel will address issues of human rights in two major “Arab Spring” countries namely Egypt and Tunisia. The speakers of the panel will highlight the current political and civil rights situation in these countries, and give an insight into future perspectives.

25/04/18

May

01/05/18
  • The Syrian Uprising: Domestic Origins and Early Trajectory
  • Ferdinand Arslanian (University of St Andrews), Billie Jeanne Brownlee (University of Exeter), Raymond Hinnebusch (University of St Andrews), Omar Imady (University of St Andrews), Maria Kastrinou (political anthropologist)
  • Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.

02/05/18
08/05/18
  • The Struggle for Borders and Borders of Struggle
  • Sharri Plonski (Queen Mary University of London and London Middle East Institute, SOAS) and Mezna Qato (Kings College, Cambridge)
  • Part of the LMEI's Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.

10/05/18
14/05/18
17/05/18

June

21/06/18
23/06/18

October

16/10/18
18/10/18
  • From Pre to Post-Revolution Ideals of Womanhood
  • Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine
  • First of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

19/10/18
  • The Politics of 'Women without Men': Novel and Film
  • Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine
  • Second of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

22/10/18
  • Crossing Religious Divides in Zoya Pirzad’s Works
  • Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine
  • Third of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

23/10/18
  • Fictions of Women in the Public Sphere
  • Nasrin Rahimieh, University of California, Irvine
  • Fourth of four lectures on Post-Revolution Transformations in Iranian Women’s Prose Fiction by Nasrin Rahimieh. Part of the Yarshater Lecture Series in Persian Literature.

27/10/18
30/10/18