SOAS University of London

London Middle East Institute

2013

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October–November 2013
October - November 2013

Culinary Connections

Kebab and mezze globalised ♦ An interview with Claudia Roden ♦ Coffee then and now ♦ Water: a drink for epicures ♦ Beekeeping in Britain and Arabia ♦ Food in Persian poetry ♦ Sultans of Rome ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London  

 

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June–July 2013
June - July 2013

Religious Minorities

Who is Hussain? ♦ Minorities in North Africa ♦ Constitutional reform in Egypt and Turkey ♦ The Assyrian diaspora in London ♦ Armenians and the arts ♦ Zoroastrians in London ♦ The Bahá'í community in the UK ♦ Middle Eastern Jews in London ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London

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April–May 2013
April - May 2013

Saudi Arabia

The giant with the feet of clay ♦ in the shadow of revolutions ♦ A powerful cultural statement: dress in Saudi Arabia ♦ Women appointed to the Majlis Ash-Shura for the first time ♦ Explorer St. John Philby and his collection of 'many treasures' ♦ Contemporary Saudi Arabian art in London ♦ Riyadh's new underground railway ♦ The international prize for Arabic fiction ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London

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February–March 2013
February - March 2013

The Media

Seismic shifts in the Middle East ♦ Politics, petrodollars and the press ♦ Syria: the media as battleground ♦ 'People don't want to be lied to' ♦ Iranian journalism and the 'land of freedom' ♦ Leaves of learning ♦ From Gaza refugee camp to running a London newspaper ♦ Defying the odds: how one bookshop became London's base for Arab culture ♦ A vibrant diaspora ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London

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December 2012–January 2013
December 2012 - January 2013

The Kurds

Syria's Kurds: a taste of freedom ♦ Kirkuk: the symbolic power of a contested city ♦ Rediscovering the city ♦ Playing with fire: Kurds, Arabs and Iraqi oil ♦ Gulan ♦ Singing stories, building history ♦ Kurdish voice of Turkish literature ♦ The safety and solidarity network ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London

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