Past Events

June 2024

Webinar: Voices from Palestine: the lives of people with disabilities under occupation and war

Following from our series on education in conflict held over the past two terms where we examined this topic from different perspectives, including ethical scholarship, academic freedom, gender and climate, we are delighted to invite you to our upcoming event which focuses on the perspectives of persons with disabilities in the context of war and…
11 Jun
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
May 2024

CLS Knowledge Collective Writing Retreat

For PhD researchers at any stage of their research degree. Our monthly Writing Retreat is hosted by the CLS Knowledge Collective and delivered online. The Writing Retreats give PhD researchers from the CLS Knowledge Collective the opportunity to devote a whole morning to writing in a structured and friendly environment. We will start with a…
31 May
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Workshop: Framing Academic Solidarity: histories, practices and futures

Workshop: Framing Academic Solidarity: histories, practices and futures The ongoing genocide in Palestine has reignited debates within university communities about the responsibility of students, scholars and academic institutions during times of social and political crisis. How should universities respond to such atrocities? And what can their members do to help resist mass violence and injustices…
31 May
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

تأثير الأزمات المتعددة على الفاقد التعليمي لدى تلاميذ المدارس الرسمية اللبنانية

يدعوكم مركز الدراسات اللبنانية الى ندوة بعنوان: تأثير الأزمات المتعددة على الفاقد التعليمي لدى تلاميذ المدارس الرسمية اللبنانية     تهدف الندوة للكشف عن نتائج دراسة شاملة حول الفاقد التعليمي بين تلاميذ الصف العاشر في المدارس الرسمية اللبنانية وكيف أثرت الأزمات المتعددة، بما في ذلك الأزمة الاقتصادية وجائحة كورونا، على الفاقد التعليمي للطلاب. سنناقش الآثار الواسعة والتداعيات المستقبلية…
28 May
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

CLS Knowledge Collective Writing Retreat

For PhD researchers at any stage of their research degree. Our monthly Writing Retreat is hosted by the CLS Knowledge Collective and delivered online. The Writing Retreats give PhD researchers from the CLS Knowledge Collective the opportunity to devote a whole morning to writing in a structured and friendly environment. We will start with a…
21 May
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The role of Education and Technology during and post Gaza’s Genocide, Epistemicide and Educide

The British Academy Education Research in Conflict and Crisis – Bilateral Research Chairs based at the Centre for Lebanese Studies and University of Cambridge and at the University of Ulster, School of Education in collaboration with Koya University, Kurdistan Iraq, invite you to attend our 2nd webinar as part of our webinar series, Education, Ethics…
20 May
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Reflecting on Fieldwork Experiences and Research Ethics

An in-person workshop hosted by the CLS Knowledge Collective, focused on reflecting on your fieldwork experiences and research ethics. Research ethics has been a central theme in our conversations, stemming from our ongoing reflection beyond institutional ethics criteria which can often be reductionist. Following our recent webinar on research ethics and knowledge production, we are…
17 May
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
April 2024

The genocide on Palestine and conditional solidarities in higher education in UK and Lebanon 

As part of our ‘Education, Ethics and Research Politics’ webinar series, the British Academy Education Research in Conflict and Crisis – Bilateral Research Chairs based at the Centre for Lebanese Studies, the University of Cambridge and the University of Ulster, School of Education and in collaboration with Koya University, Kurdistan Iraq, invites you to attend…
30 Apr
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Research funding across the North-South divide: towards equity in knowledge production

The Centre for Lebanese Studies and the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge with support from the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities  (CRASSH) at University of Cambridge, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and LERRN, at Carlton University, is organising a one day workshop on Research Funding across the…
29 Apr
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
March 2024

Symposium: Academic freedom and ethical scholarship in times of precarity and genocide

This is an in-person event in Cambridge, with the option to join online. Thursday 21 March 2024, 11am-4:30pm GMT It is important to pre-register to join: https://AcademicFreedom21Mar.eventbrite.co.uk The seminar series this term from the University of Cambridge Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL Centre) and Centre for Lebanese Studies has tackled multiple and interrelated injustices…
21 Mar
11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Political Reflexivity and the Ethics of Research in the Social Sciences

March 12, 2024 – 11am UK – 1pm Lebanon Webinar Event Description: Violent contexts are not “normal” research settings; they involve abuses, power disparities, and collective histories of violence that researchers should be alert to. Researchers who are unreflexive about these risks cause harm in the form of objectifying people and context, normalizing violence, or…
12 Mar
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Against the silence of universities and academic associations in education during times of genocide

What is the responsibility of universities, professional associations, academics and students to speak out against genocidal atrocities occurring in Palestine and in other contexts? In this webinar, speakers will reflect on the silence and complicity of academia during times of genocide, and together, we will discuss practical measures to mobilise against such atrocities.
05 Mar
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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