SOAS University of London

London Middle East Institute

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2021

March

05/03/21
  • CPS Annual Lecture 2021: The Apartheid Paradigm
  • Raef Zreik (Tel Aviv University)
  • Professor Zreik will offer an interpretation regarding the recent increase in the deployment of the Apartheid paradigm to describe the current reality in Palestine-Israel.

09/03/21
16/03/21
16/03/21
17/03/21
  • The Arab Uprisings Ten Years on: A Continuing Process
  • Gilbert Achcar (SOAS) in conversation with Dina Matar (SOAS)
  • Ten years ago, most of the Arabic-speaking countries were shaken by the chain of uprisings that was called the Arab Spring. Three years later, it looked as if the hopes raised in 2011 had been defeated, with the partial exception of Tunisia where democratic gains have been preserved.

18/03/21
23/03/21

May

04/05/21
  • What does a world with less water mean for the Middle East?
  • Peter Schwartzstein (journalist)
  • As the driest part of the planet, the Middle East never had much water to begin with. But a potent combination of climate shocks, rampant mismanagement, and increasing demand is pushing the region to the brink.