SOAS University of London

London Middle East Institute

2015

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October–November 2015
October - November 2015

Endangered Languages

Losing our language diversity ♦ The death of Zoroastrian Dari in Kerman ♦ The Modern South Arabian languages ♦ Korandje from the 12th to the 21st century ♦ The case of Siwi ♦ The language of the 'Middle Eastern Gypsies' ♦ What if, 100 years on, school is not enough? ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London 

 

 

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June–July 2015
June - July 2015

Iraq–People and Heritage

The rise and fall of the nation ♦ The Kurds and ISIS ♦ The Yezidis of Sinjar ♦ The artifice of the destruction of art in Iraq ♦ Obliterating Iraq's Christian heritage ♦ Nimrud reduced to rubble ♦ Interview with Saad al-Jadir ♦ Supporting humanities and culture for a sustainable Iraq ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London

  

 

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April–May 2015
April - May 2015

North Africa

Four tumultuous years ♦ Activism and 'liberal' authoritarianism ♦ The media post-Arab uprisings ♦ Imazighen away from home ♦ An Algerian flag in Exmouth Market ♦ Sufis, Salafis and militiamen in post-Qaddafi Libya ♦ North Africa's failing energy promise ♦ Oil squeeze on Algeria ♦ The Libyan economy ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London

 

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February–March 2015
February - March 2015
Environment

Water resources in the Middle East ♦ Wars, depleted uranium and soil pollution ♦ Iran's looming water crisis ♦ Cultural heritage and the environment ♦ Can desalination provide a sustainable source of water? ♦ The Nile Basin and hydrosolidarity ♦ Nanotechnology ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London 

 

 

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December 2014–January 2015
December 2014 - January 2015

Contemporary Art

The visual language of dissent ♦ Un-representable narratives and contemporary amnesia ♦ Ways of seeing ♦ Arab animated cartoons, then and now ♦ Photo competition results ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London

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