The Middle East: Time for New Realism report seminar

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27 June 2017

The International Relations Committee hosts a seminar on its recently published report on the transformation of power in the Middle East. The committee hears from experts in the field and former witnesses to discuss the report's conclusions and recommendations, followed by a question and answer session.


Wednesday 5 July Committee Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

At 10.30am

  • Introduction by Committee Chairman, Lord Howell of Guildford

At 10.40am, responses to the report by

  • Mr Hayder al-Khoei, Research Director, Centre for Shia Studies
  • Ms Jane Kinninmont, Deputy Head, Middle East and North Africa Programme
  • Professor Eugene Rogan, Director, The Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College, Oxford University
  • Ms Efrat Shaoulian-Sopher, London School of Economics, and Ms Maisam Abumorr, Goldsmiths University of London

At 11.30am

  • Committee members response

At 11.40am

  • Open-floor Q&A with audience

12:15 – ENDS

How to attend

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