SOAS University of London

London Middle East Institute

Yemen: Challenges for the Future


Date: 11 January 2013Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 12 January 2013Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Conference

Registration for the Conference is now closed.

Twenty-two years after unification, and in the context of recent conflicts and uprisings, Yemen finds itself at yet another historical juncture. The political transition and the forthcoming national dialogue offer a rare opportunity for the country and its people to address the multitude of social, economic, environmental, and regional problems they face. This international conference brings together academic and professional specialists on Yemen to discuss recent research on the country and the challenges ahead.

Academic Panels:
• Yemen: Regional and Global Considerations
• Perspectives on the Sa’dah Region
• The Southern Question
• The Role of Business in Developing the Yemeni Economy 
• Social Policy: Health, Education and Welfare
• Cultural Expressions
• Rural Development: Land and Water
• Aspects of Migration 
• Yemen in Transition

Organiser: The British-Yemeni Society (BYS) and London Middle East Institute

Contact email:

Contact Tel: 020 7898 4330