Queering the Middle East
14/05/2021 3:00pm

This is the launch event for the special issue 'Queering the Middle East' with the journal Middle East Critique. The event brings together its contributors to discuss some critical aspects on the relationship between queerness and the MENA region. This online public event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required.

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Sabiha Allouche - Lecturer in Middle East Politics at the University of Exeter

Mert Kocak - PhD Candidate at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Central European University

Ladan Rahbari - Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Fadi Saleh - PhD Candidate at the Institute for Cultural Anthropology, University of Gottingen, Germany

Chair: Walaa Alqaisiya Teaching Fellow in Gender, Sexuality and Conflict, LSE Gender

United Kingdom



Online (Zoom) - registration required


This event is co-hosted by LSE Gender and the LSE Middle East Centre