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The MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series 2017/18

The MBI Al Jaber Foundation will be hosting its fourth lecture series during the 2017-18 academic year, after the completion of three very successful and interesting programmes. The lectures will be held at the MBI Al Jaber Building, London Middle East Institute, SOAS at 5.45pm on the third Thursday of the month from October 2017 to June 2018 (excluding December). As usual, they will cover an exciting range of topics including the media, politics, archaeology, architecture, art and culture of the Middle East and North Africa region, reflecting the three areas (education, good governance and cultural dialogue) in which the Foundation operates. Our speakers, highly regarded academics, journalists, political commentators and archaeologists, will include Shane Stevenson, Oxfam’s Country Director for Yemen; Chris Doyle, Director of the Council for Arab British Understanding (CAABU) and Dr Paul Collins, Chair of the British Institute for the Study of Iraq (BISI).

We look forward to seeing you there!


Thursday 22nd February 2018, 5.45pm

Travels and Plant Collections of Aucher-Éloy, Oman, 1838

Dr Shahina A. Ghazanfar, Research Associate at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Thursday 15th March 2018, 5.45pm

Trump and Brexit – what impact on Britain’s relations with the Middle East?

Chris Doyle, Director of CAABU


A full schedule of forthcoming lectures is available here.

In order to reserve a seat for the lectures, please email info@mbifoundation.com as seating is limited.

Please note that the views expressed by the speakers in this lecture series should not be interpreted as views held by the MBI Al Jaber Foundation.

 

 

Charity Reg. No. 1093439

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