The Crisis in the Greater Middle East: War, Geopolitics and the Challenge of ISIL

Event Date: 12 November 2015 Room 152/153 Birkbeck University of London Malet Street London, WC1E 7HX Birkbeck Department of Politics presents: The Crisis in the Greater Middle East: War, Geopolitics and the Challenge of ISIL The unending Syrian civil war and the accompanying rise of  the  Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) have generated a profound crisis for the …

The Arab Spring: Between Authoritarianism and Revolution

Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World in partnership with the Al-Saba Programme     Event Date: 12-13 March 2012 Durham University, United Kingdom The Arab Spring: Between Authoritarianism and Revolution   The recent uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) represent an unprecedented political shift in the Arab world. The long standing regimes in Tunisia and …