Listed below are forthcoming research events in the Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies. See also the events for all of SSIS.
Any SSIS staff or postgrads may always attend. Anyone else should contact the department or the centre in question.
Please also see individual research centre sites for other events.
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|11 October - 12 December 2018||Full details||Add event|
|17 October 2018||17:15|
Dr Edwige Fortier (Gates Foundation, London) presents "Transition and Marginalization: Locating Spaces for Discursive Contestation in Post-Revolution Tunisia"Dr Edwige Fortier began her career in HIV/AIDS policy development and research in 2001 working with organisations including Save the Children UK and the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on HIV/AIDS. Through her work at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, she began to focus more extensively in supporting the engagement of civil society organisations. Edwige received her doctoral degree in Development Studies from SOAS researching civil society organisations in the Middle East and North Africa. She currently works as the Advocacy and Resource Mobilization Lead on the Global Fund at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Europe and Middle East Office in London supporting a portfolio of grants to smaller organisations working in HIV/AIDS activism. Full details
|23 October 2018||18:30||Full details||Add event|
|24 October 2018||17:15|
Dr Samer Dajani (The Muslim College, London) presents "Ibn 'Arabi and Islamic Reform in the 18th and 19th Centuries"Full details
|7 November 2018||13:00||Full details||Add event|
|7 November 2018||17:15|
Professor Nadje Al-Ali (SOAS) presents "'Between the Rainbow and the ISIS Flag': Feminist Dilemmas and Complexities".. Full details
|14 November 2018||15:30||Full details||Add event|
|14 November 2018||17:15|
Professor Ozan Karaman (CNRS, Paris) presents "Urban redevelopment in Istanbul: contestations and negotiations"Full details
|16 November 2018||17:30||Full details||Add event|
|21 November 2018||17:15||Full details||Add event|
|28 November 2018||17:15|
Professor Rasheed El-Enany (Emeritus Professor, University of Exeter) presents "Representations of Death in Naguib Mahfouz"Full details
|5 December 2018||13:00||Full details||Add event|
|5 December 2018||17:15||Full details||Add event|
|12 December 2018||17:15|
Professor Neha Vora (Lafayette College) presents "American Universities, Liberalism and Transnational Qatar"Full details
|9 January 2019||13:00||Full details||Add event|