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The MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series

The MBI Al Jaber Foundation will be hosting its third Lecture Series during the 2016 – 2017 academic year, after the completion of two very successful and interesting programmes. The lectures will be held at the MBI Al Jaber Building, London Middle East Institute, SOAS at 5.45pm on the third Thursday of the month from October 2016 to June 2017. As usual, they will cover an exciting range of topics including the media, politics, archaeology, architecture, art and culture of the Middle East and North African region, reflecting the three areas (education, good governance and cultural dialogue) in which the Foundation operates. Our speakers, highly regarded academics, journalists, political commentators and archaeologists, will include Dr Ed Kessler MBE, Founder and Director of the Woolf Institute, and Fellow of St Antony’s College, Cambridge; Adrian Chadwick OBE, Regional Director of the MENA Region at the British Council, and Dr Nelida Fuccaro, Reader in Modern History of the Middle East, SOAS.


Thursday 18th May 2017, 5.45pm

Arabia on a Plate: Cuisine and Commerce in the Gulf and Beyond

Sarah Al-Hamad, Author of ‘Cardamom and Lime: Recipes from the Arabian Gulf’

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A full schedule of forthcoming lectures is available here.

In order to reserve a seat for the lecture, please email info@mbifoundation.com as seating is limited.

Please note that the views expressed by the speakers in this lecture series should not be interpreted as views held by the MBI Al Jaber Foundation.





Buildings That Fill My Eye: The Architectural Heritage Of Yemen

July 13th 2017 – September 23rd 2017
Brunei Gallery, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London

Forthcoming Photographic Exhibition and series of Public Events curated by Professor Trevor Marchand of SOAS and sponsored by the MBI Al Jaber Foundation, Gingko and The British-Yemeni Society.

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In order to reserve a seat for any of the public events, please email info@mbifoundation.com as seating is limited.

Please note that the views expressed throughout this event should not be interpreted as views held by the MBI Al Jaber Foundation.

 


The British Museum


The 2017 Seminar for Arabian Studies

Friday 4th August – Sunday 6th August 2017
The British Museum, London

The Seminar is the only annual international forum for the presentation of the latest academic research on the Arabian Peninsula. The subjects covered include archaeology, history, epigraphy, languages, literature, art, culture, ethnography, geography, etc. from the earliest times to the present day or, in the case of political and social history, to the end of the Ottoman Empire (1922).

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Details of how to apply for tickets to the lecture will be supplied nearer the date. To register an interest now, please email: info@mbifoundation.com

Please note that the views expressed throughout this event should not be interpreted as views held by the MBI Al Jaber Foundation.

 

 

 

Charity Reg. No. 1093439

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