Trendspotting: "Breakthroughs" in the Middle East
Five scholars of Middle Eastern Studies will discuss trends in the region, with topics ranging from climate change, migration, human rights, protracted conflict, democratization to peace and regional security.
The event is organized by Centre of Advanced Middle Eastern Studies, CMES.
Panel on Trendspotting in the Middle East
- Drier, wetter, or both? What will happen to the climate in the Middle East?
Lina Eklund, CMES, Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund University
- After the Arab spring: restauration of authoritarianism and state failure
Rola El-Husseini Dean, CMES, Political Science, Lund University
- Migration and security in the Middle East
Mo Hamza, Division of Risk Management and Societal Safety, Lund University
- Something has to give? What it would take to bring governance reform to the Middle
Rouzbeh Parsi, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Swedish Institute for International Affairs
- What the war on terrorism did to democratization in the Middle East
Anders Persson, Political Science, Linneus University
This event is part of Lund University’s Future Week with the overall theme “Breakthroughs”, 18-24 October 2021. View the program (in Swedish) – lu.se/framtidsveckan<https://www.lu.se/samverkan-innovation/popularvetenskapliga-arrangemang/framtidsveckan>.
We care about the safety and health of all participants. Therefore the Lund University Future Week follows the Public Health Agency of Sweden’s and the government's decisions and corona recommendations. Events, premises and logistics during the week will take into account official corona recommendations. We encourage everyone who has the slightest symptom of a cold or other illness to stay home.