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Thursday 5th November 2020

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Securing a post-doc position after your PhD: Demystifying the application process
05/11/2020 1:00pm
BRISMES
The event offers an opportunity for students and ECRs interested in pursuing an academic career to find out about the various post-doc tracks that are available and to learn from the experiences of our panellists. The event intends to highlight what post-doc options are available to recent PhD graduates; demystify the application process; and offer useful tips and advice in the process. We invite students and ECRs to come prepared with questions to ask our panellists.
The Politics of Migration in Modern Egypt: Strategies for Regime Survival in Autocracies
05/11/2020 1:00pm
LSE Middle East Centre
This event will be a discussion around Gerasimos Tsourapas' latest book The Politics of Migration in Modern Egypt: Strategies for Regime Survival in Autocracies. In this ground-breaking work, Tsourapas examines how migration and political power are inextricably linked, and enhances our understanding of how authoritarian regimes rely on labour emigration across the Middle East and the Global South.
Book Launch - Between the Moon and Beirut
05/11/2020 6:00pm
Middle East and North Africa Centre (MENACS), University of Sussex
Born and raised in Beirut, Naji Bakhti graduated from the American University of Beirut (Lebanon, 2011). He has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Westminster (2012) and recently obtained a PhD in Creative Writing from Lancaster University. His works have been published in the Guardian and the New Statesman among others and he has been interviewed by the National, the London Magazine and the Middle East Eye. Between Beirut and the Moon (Influx Press, 2020) is his first novel.
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.