SOAS University of London

London Middle East Institute

Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East

Tuesdays, 5.30pm (unless stated otherwise), Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT), SOAS

All lectures in this series are free and open to all

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Forthcoming Events

Visions of Beirut: The Urban Life of Media Infrastructure

Hatim El-Hibri (George Mason University)

In Visions of Beirut, Hatim El-Hibri explores how the creation and circulation of images has shaped the urban spaces and cultural imaginaries of Beirut.

26 October 2021, Virtual Event, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

New Media and Revolution: Resistance and Dissent in Pre-uprising Syria

Billie Jeanne Brownlee (University of Exeter)

Investigating the root causes of the Syrian uprising of 2011, New Media and Revolution shows how acts of online resistance prepared the ground for better-organised street mobilisation.

14 December 2021, Virtual Event, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM