Past Conferences

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Parliamentary Elections in Lebanon

A two-day conference organised by the Centre for Lebanese Studies in co-operation with the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs and the International Peace Academy. The discussions were aimed at assessing the impact of Lebanon’s first parliamentary elections in twenty years and discuss the issue of international monitoring. The conference addressed the geo-political and diplomatic settings;…

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Lebanon in the 1950s

A conference organised by the Centre for Lebanese Studies in co-operation with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. The aim of the conference was to bring scholars working on the period of the 1950s, together with diplomats who served at that time, in order to exchange information and…

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Lebanon in International Politics

The Centre for Lebanese Studies organised a special panel on Lebanon at the inaugural pan-European conference on Middle East studies where the European Association of Middle Eastern Studies (EURAMES) was launched. The panel addressed various topics such as The French Expedition of 1861; Civil Conflict in Comparative Perspective; Lebanon and the Conference for Peace in…

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The French Mandate in Syria and Lebanon

A workshop organised by the Centre for Lebanese Studies in association with the Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College. The aim of the workshop was to bring together scholars currently working on the topic with established experts who have written on the period. The conference addressed issues such as the National Pact; the nationalism…

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The Palestinians in Lebanon: Core-Group Meeting

A three-day workshop on the Palestinians in Lebanon organised jointly by the Centre for Lebanese Studies and the Refugee Studies Programme. It brought together representatives from the European Commission, UNRWA, various foreign ministries as well as scholars, human rights lawyers and experts on the affairs of the refugees in order to set the agenda for…

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Electoral Systems Conference on Lebanon

A three-day workshop organised jointly with the Electoral Reform International Services (ERIS). It brought together specialists on Lebanon, international experts on comparative electoral systems and Lebanese Members of Parliament in order to assess the Lebanese electoral system, identify ways in which the current system might be modified, and discuss alternative electoral systems and their applicability…

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The Palestinians in Lebanon

An international conference was organised jointly with the Refugee Studies Programme, University of Oxford. Building on the research commissioned in an earlier phase of the project, the conference sought to discuss the future of the Palestinians in Lebanon. Participants included Palestinian and Lebanese experts; representatives from the European Commission; various local and international non-governmental organisations…

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Emerging Lebanon: A New Role for the Future

Lebanon emerged from a state of war which suspended the function and role fulfilled by the country in the region. With recovery well on its way one needs to examine the new parameters that govern the shaping of a new role for Lebanon. The post war period now entering its eighth year, gives us hindsight…

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The Arab Image in the West

The conference was designed to enable a group of Arabs and Westerners to engage in a ‘brainstorming’ to examine the nature of preconceptions and prejudices, the reasons oral oxandrolone for sale for their formation and the ways in which they can be combated and replaced with more positive images under the patronage of HRH Prince…

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