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Kuwait goes to the Polls: Discussing the 2020 Parliamentary Elections
08/12/2020 3:00pm
LSE Middle East Centre
This Kuwait Programme event will be a discussion about the 2020 parliamentary elections in Kuwait. After Kuwaitis go to the polls on 5 December amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and increasing anxieties about the country's fiscal positions, top experts in Kuwaiti elections come together to discuss the results and what they mean for Kuwait under the new amir, Sheikh Nawaf.
The Future of the Study of the Middle East: Ecology, Health and Decolonisation
15/12/2020 5:00pm
LSE Middle East Centre
This year, the LSE Middle East Centre marks its 10th anniversary, and we want to invite you to take part in our celebration! On Tuesday 15 December, 17:00–18:30 GMT, we will hold our final webinar of the year looking at some of the main challenges facing the region over the next few years, and how research should be adapting to address these areas, which include: ecological and demographic change, healthcare in the region, and decolonising the study of the 'Middle East'. There will be a live translation of the event into Arabic.
Black Monuments Matter
05/10/2020 9:00am - 31/03/2021 5:00pm
The Aga Khan University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town
The Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town are pleased to present the online exhibition "Black Monuments Matter". Black Monuments Matter recognises and highlights African contributions to world history by exhibiting World Heritage Monuments and architectural treasures from Sub-Saharan Africa. In doing so, this exhibition sweeps away ideas based on racist theories and hopes to contribute to both awareness of African identity and pride of African Heritage.