(BRISMES) British Society for Middle Eastern Studies Annual Conference 2012

Date: 26 March, 2012 - 28 March, 2012
Location: Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science
Event type: Conference

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'Revolution and Revolt: Understanding the Forms and Causes of Change'

The Middle East Centre at LSE will host the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) annual conference on 26-28 March 2012. The conference will be held in association with the European Association for Middle Eastern Studies and the Asian Federation of Middle East Associations

The conference will highlight the areas of research undertaken by the BRISMES research networks:

  • Clerical Authority in Shiite Islam
  • Critical Middle East Studies
  • Faith, Politics and Society
  • Liberation, Domination and Expression
  • Resistance, Representation and Identity

LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies       Islamic Studies Network

The LLAS Centre in partnership with the Islamic Studies Network is co-sponsoring this conference. LLAS has organised a panel session entitled "The Arab Spring: New Directions in Teaching and Researching the Middle East". http://brismes2012.com/programme/panels/panel-5/panel-5a/  This session will be chaired by John Canning from the LLAS Centre and Lisa Bernasek, the Academic Coordinator for the Islamic Studies Network will be the discussant on the panel.

Non-presenting conference participants are very welcome.  Please register as soon as possible.  For further information, please visit the conference website at :