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International Relations in A Multi-Polar Middle East
This online conference seeks to explore IR in today's increasingly multi-polar Middle East. In the years after the Arab Uprisings, the fragmentation of political projects and opening up of schisms between rulers and ruled expanded competition arenas for regional powers, global actors and non-state players. The conference hosts many discussions on related themes. Participants are invited to attend the following panels & Keynote between June 29 and July 1, 2020:

Panel 1: REGIONAL POWERS 1
Umer Karim, Aidan Parkes, Dylan Maguire, James Dorsey
Jun 29 = 9:00 AM - 11:00

Panel 2: THEORETICAL REFLECTIONS ON POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS IN THE ME
Luíza Cerioli, Mekia Nedjar Simon Mabon, Raslan Ibrahim
Jun 29 = 11:15 AM - 13:15

Panel 3: PALESTINE, ISRAEL AND CHANGING REGIONAL DYNAMICS
Sharri Plonski, Jan Wilkens, Abdulaziz Alghashian, Javier Guirado Alonso
Jun 29 = 2:00 PM - 4:00

Panel 4: REGIONAL POWER II
Curtis R. Ryan, Asher Orkaby, Ariel González Levaggi, Federico Donelli, Eyad Al Refai
Jun 29 = 4:30 PM - 6:30

*** KEYNOTE ***: THREATS AND ALLIANCES IN THE ME
May Darwich
Jun 30 = 1:00 PM - 2:00

Panel 5: IRAN AND THE ME
Luciano Zaccara, Olivia Glombitza, Sukru Cildir, Gulriz Sen
Jun 30 = 2:00 PM - 4:00

Panel 6: NORMS, DEMOCRATISATION & MULTIPOLARITY IN A GLOBAL ME
Irene Fernández-Molina, Pietro Marzo, Jasmine Gani, Jeffrey G. Karam
Jun 30 = 4:30 PM - 6:30

Panel 7: RISING POWERS AND REGIONAL DYNAMICS
Sumitha Narayanan Kutty, Guy Burton, Mudassir Quamar
Jul 1 = 9:00 AM - 11:00

Panel 8: RACE AND SECTARIANISM IN THE CONTEMPORARY ME
Mamdouh Shouman, Hessa Alnuaimi
Jul 1 = 11:15 AM - 1:15

Panel 9: DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN POLICY IN A CHANGING TURKEY
Beste Macaes, Michael McCall, Benjamin Beames
Jul 1 = 2:00 PM - 4:00

Panel 10: CIVIL CONFLICT AND DISORDER IN THE MODERN ME
Maria-Louise Clausen, Christopher Phillips, Francesco Belcastro
Jul 1 = 4:30 PM - 6:30

*** CLOSING REMARKS ***
Simon Mabon
Jul 1 = 6:30 PM - 6:45

Questions? contact: e.ghazal@lancaster.ac.uk
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