This month’s events

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  1. Damascene Reformers

    Damascene Reformers

    The ethical paradox of pursuing change under ideological regimes.'

    The Syrian Arab Republic has rarely been out of the headlines following the rise to power of Hafiz al-Asad in 1970 and Bashar al-Asad in 2000 and has been at...

  2. The Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series: Jack Halberstam

    The Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series: Jack Halberstam

    All Fall Down: Queer World Unbuilding and The Legacies of Anarchitecture

    Development invites you to hear from Jack Halberstam as part of The Andrew Carnegie Lecture Series for his talk titled "All Fall Down: Queer World...

  3. Vernacular Rights Cultures and Rights Politics In Most of The World

    Vernacular Rights Cultures and Rights Politics In Most of The World

    A talk from Sumi Madhok

    Vernacular Rights Cultures offers a bold challenge to the dominant epistemologies and political practices of global human rights. It argues that decolonising...

  4. Damascene Reformers: The ethical paradox of pursuing change under ideological regimes.

    Damascene Reformers: The ethical paradox of pursuing change under ideological regimes.

    By Dr. Omar Imady, CSS associate, independent author Chair Prof Raymond Hinnebusch

    2022 saw the passing of two disparate yet similar Damascene Reformers: Muhammad Imady (June 2022) and Shaikha Munira al-Qubaisi (December 2022). Imady was the...

  5. Beiruit the aftermath - Film screening followed by Q&A with Director Fadia Ahmad

    Beiruit the aftermath - Film screening followed by Q&A with Director Fadia Ahmad

    A month after the August 4th blast, an artist returns to Beirut to help rebuild what she can of her broken city. Retracing her usual itinerary of 10452 steps...

  6. World Refugee Year and West German charitable aid to the global South, 1959-1960 the case of Algeria

    World Refugee Year and West German charitable aid to the global South, 1959-1960 the case of Algeria

    Speaker - Mathilde Von Bulow Chair - Bernhard Blumenau

    For over a decade after the Second World War, West Germany hosted over twelve million expellees, refugees, and displaced persons requiring assistance and...

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