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CMES Seminar Series

CMES Public and Research Seminars

Until further notice, all meetings are held in a hybrid format - both at CMES (Finngatan 16) and on Zoom. Please click on the seminar dates to learn more and register for Zoom participation.

CMES Research Seminars (Thursdays 13.15-14.30)

CMES Research Seminar is the main collective seminar at the Centre. LU researchers and invited national and international leading scholars present ongoing research and analyses of a broad range of exciting topics of relevance for the Middle East.

Fall Program 2022

8 September

Politics of Memory, Space, and Religion in Middle Eastern Nationalisms

Torsten Jansson, Jayne Svenungsson, Mattias Kärrholm, Barbara Törnquist-Plewa, Lund University

22 September

Female Labor, Ethnic Inequality, and Sectoral Composition in the Middle East - Evidence From Syrian Census Data

Rami Zalfou, CMES and Economic History, Lund University

7 October (Friday)

Book Launch: Routledge Handbook on Middle Eastern Diasporas

Dalia Abdelhady, CMES and Sociology, Lund University, Ramy Aly, Anthropology, American University in Cairo

20 October

Transnational Lives and Narratives - Three Scandinavian Women Missionaries and the Armenian Genocide

Maria Småberg, CMES and History, Lund University

3 November

The Rise and Fall of Tunisian Democracy: What Can Research on the Tunisian Revolution and Democratization Process Teach Us About the Country’s Recent Democratic Backsliding?

Kasper Ly Netterstrøm, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, Copenhagen University

17 November

Challenging Global Gender Mainstreaming - Syrian Refugees in Jordan as a Case Study

Yafa Shanneik, Centre for Theology and Religious Studies, Lund University

1 December

The Role of Social Media in Cultural Citizenship - Young Women in the United Arab Emirates

Leysan Storie, CMES and Strategic Communication, Lund University

15 December

Law, Language and Space Making - Three Dimensions of Human Rights in Egyptian Feminist Activism Post-2011

Emma Sundkvist, Human Rights, Lund University

Karin and Ronny. Picture.


Karin Aggestam
Karin [dot] aggestam [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se
Ronny Berndtsson
Ronny [dot] Berndtsson [at] tvrl [dot] lth [dot] se