Past Events

Not Just a Collaboration (Bukan Sekedar Kolaborasi)

Not Just a Collaboration (Bukan Sekedar Kolaborasi)

The Centre for Asian Theatre and Dance invites you to Not Just a Collaboration (Bukan Sekedar Kolaborasi), a devised ensemble performance featuring performers from Indonesia, India, Singapore, Japan the UK and US at the Handa Noh Theatre on 25 May at 7pm. This Practice-as-Research performance, which includes Sundanese gamelan, Sundanese Read more
The Centre for Asian Theatre and Dance invites you to Not Just a Collaboration (Bukan Sekedar Kolaborasi), a devised ensemble performance featuring performers from Indonesia, India, Singapore, Japan the UK and US at the Handa Noh Theatre on 25 May at 7pm. This Practice-as-Research performance, which includes Sundanese gamelan, Sundanese Read more
Handa Noh Theatre, Royal Holloway University of London
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Guest Speaker: NUS President Malia Bouattia

Guest Speaker: NUS President Malia Bouattia

Malia Bouattia is the first female black British and Muslim President of the National Union of Students. She will be speaking about the challenges facing international students in the UK and means of solidarity, as part of her Liber8 Campaign. More info on this soon.
Malia Bouattia is the first female black British and Muslim President of the National Union of Students. She will be speaking about the challenges facing international students in the UK and means of solidarity, as part of her Liber8 Campaign. More info on this soon.
Founders West 101
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Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East

Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East

Danny Postel and Nader Hashemi will be discussing their new, co-edited book, “Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East”. Their book provides an essential and comprehensive discussion by some of the most esteemed Middle East scholars on the history of sectarianism in the Middle East, leading to its Read more
Danny Postel and Nader Hashemi will be discussing their new, co-edited book, “Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East”. Their book provides an essential and comprehensive discussion by some of the most esteemed Middle East scholars on the history of sectarianism in the Middle East, leading to its Read more
Founders Main Lecture Theatre
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Nadya Ali: Gendered Orientalism

Nadya Ali: Gendered Orientalism

Dr. Nadya Ali, Lecturer in IR at the University of Sussex, will talk about how the Prevent strategy makes the citizenship of UK Muslims conditional on upholding British values. Gender equality is increasingly regarded as a British value and allows for the co-option of Muslim women into counter-radicalisation efforts as Read more
Dr. Nadya Ali, Lecturer in IR at the University of Sussex, will talk about how the Prevent strategy makes the citizenship of UK Muslims conditional on upholding British values. Gender equality is increasingly regarded as a British value and allows for the co-option of Muslim women into counter-radicalisation efforts as Read more
Founders West 101
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Film Screening: Where Do We Go Now?

Film Screening: Where Do We Go Now?

The Centre for Islamic & West Asian Studies invites you to its free film screening, hummus, and falafel event.   Where Do We Go Now? is an award-winning Lebanese film about a group of Lebanese women trying to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.     Read more
The Centre for Islamic & West Asian Studies invites you to its free film screening, hummus, and falafel event.   Where Do We Go Now? is an award-winning Lebanese film about a group of Lebanese women trying to ease religious tensions between Christians and Muslims in their village.     Read more
Founders Main Lecture Theatre
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Bahrain Won’t Be Televised

Bahrain Won’t Be Televised

The Centre for Islamic & West Asian Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London cordially invites you to a talk by Dr. Ala’a Shehabi on the current situation in Bahrain. Ala’a Shehabi is a Bahraini writer and researcher. She is a co-founder of Bahrain Watch, an NGO that advocates for Read more
The Centre for Islamic & West Asian Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London cordially invites you to a talk by Dr. Ala’a Shehabi on the current situation in Bahrain. Ala’a Shehabi is a Bahraini writer and researcher. She is a co-founder of Bahrain Watch, an NGO that advocates for Read more
Founders Main Lecture Theatre, Royal Holloway University of London
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Iraq After ISIS

Iraq After ISIS

The Centre for Islamic & West Asian Studies cordially invites you to this talk by Hayder al-Khoei, on security and political challenges in post-ISIS Iraq. Harder is a visiting fellow of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations, with focus on post-ISIS challenges Read more
The Centre for Islamic & West Asian Studies cordially invites you to this talk by Hayder al-Khoei, on security and political challenges in post-ISIS Iraq. Harder is a visiting fellow of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations, with focus on post-ISIS challenges Read more
Founders Main Lecture Theatre
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Film Screening: A World Not Ours

Film Screening: A World Not Ours

Commemorating the anniversary of the First Intifada, the Middle East Society and the newly established Centre for Islamic West Asian Studies (CIWAS) cordially invite you to the screening of the award winning Palestinian documentary, ‘A World Not Ours’. The event will also include a special guest for Q&A following the Read more
Commemorating the anniversary of the First Intifada, the Middle East Society and the newly established Centre for Islamic West Asian Studies (CIWAS) cordially invite you to the screening of the award winning Palestinian documentary, ‘A World Not Ours’. The event will also include a special guest for Q&A following the Read more

Speakers

Professor Sarah Ansari

Professor of History
Founders Main Lecture Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London
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