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Lecturers 2018

Monday 25 June

9.30-12.30 Inaugural Speech | Gilbert Achcar.  Natural Resources and Middle East Geopolitics 



15.00-17.00 Ali Fathollah-Nejad. Beyond the Iran Nuclear Deal: Predictable and Unpredictable Consequences in State, Society and Geopolitics



17.30-19.00 Welcome Aperitif




Tuesday 26 June

9.30-12.30 Adam Hanieh. Gulf hyrdrocarbons and the politics of the Middle East


15.00-17.00 Dina Matar. Media framing of refugees and internally displaced people in the Middle East: problems or resources?  


Wednesday 27 June

9.30-12.30 Vincent Durac. The politics of resources in Yemen – beyond the sectarian framing of conflict



15.00-17.00 Daniel Meier. Oil and Politics in the Eastern Mediterranean: the Lebanese/Israel fault line




Thursday 28 June

9.30-12.30 Tamirace Fakhoury. Refugee governance as geopolitics in Syria’s neighbourhood: contrasting perceptions, interests and agendas


15.00-17.00 Fawwaz Traboulsi. A revisionist look at the Sykes-Picot Agreement and the Balfour Declaration




Friday 29 June

9.30-12.30 May Darwich. Identity and Power: Rethinking Sectarianism in the International Relations of the

Middle East


15.00-17.00 Final Examination




9.30 – 12.30 Inaugural Speech
Prof. Gilbert Achcar
Prof. Adam Hanieh Prof. Vincent Durac Prof. Tamirace Fakhoury Prof. May Darwich
12.30 – 15.00 Pause Pause Pause Pause Pause
15.00 – 17.00 Prof. Ali Fathollah-Nejad Prof. Dina Matar Prof. Daniel Meier Prof. Fawwaz Traboulsi Final Examination
17.30 – 19.00 Welcome aperitif

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