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9-9.45 AM: Coffee and Registration

9.45-10 AM: Opening Address, Dr. Evanthia Lyons, Head of School

10 AM-1 PM: Panel 1: Revolutions Across North Africa

Chair: Mohamed Elmofty

10.10-10.50 AM: Keynote Address: Authoritarian Resilience and Regime Cohesion in Morocco, Dr. Jonathan Hill, Senior Fellow, London School of Economics

10.55-11.45 AM: Alessandra Marchi, Universita di Cagliari, The Time for 'Counter-Hegemony'? Reading the post-2011 Arab Uprising Phase

11.45-12.50 PM: Coffee Break and Lunch with Documentary Screening: After the Arab Spring

 1-3PM: Panel 2: Is the Levant Collapsing?

Chair: Nicolai Due-Gundersen

1-1.50 PM: Catalina Quiroz Nino, Erasmus+, Migrants and Refugees as Re-builders

1.50-2.40 PM: Nazli Tarzi, Independent Journalist, The Iraqi Spring that Wasn't

2.45-3 PM: Coffee Break

3-4 PM: Debate--Is the Gulf Collapsing amid the Qatar-GCC Blockade?

Dr. Courtney Freer, Kuwait Programme Research Officer, London School of Economics

Dr. Andreas Krieg, Assistant Professor, King's College, London

4-5 PM: Who still cares about the Western Sahara? Reflections on self-determination, the European Union and the United Nations

Eric Jeanpierre, Kingston Law School

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