Middle East & Mediterranean Studies Research

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MPhil/PhD

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Part Time, Full Time

Arts & Humanities graduate class
RESEARCH PROFILE
  • Research income: Middle East & Mediterranean Studies recently received a grant for £10,000 on Radical Islam in Europe. £45,000 for the Uses of Foreign Aid in the Middle East.
  • Current number of academic staff: 9 (plus a School teaching fellow and additional staff from Theology & Religious Studies, Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies).
  • Current number of research students: 60.
  • Recent publications:
    • Memory and Conflict in Lebanon: Remembering and Forgetting the Past - Dr Craig Larkin
    • Lebanon: After the Cedar Revolution - Professor Michael Kerr (co-edited with Dr Are Knudsen - Christen Michelson Institute)
    • Inglorious Disarray: Europe, Israel and the Palestinians since 1967 - Professor Rory Miller;
    • Investing in the Middle East: The Political Economy of European Direct Investment in Egypt - Dr Ashraf Mishrif;
    • Britain, Palestine and Empire: The Mandate Years - new edited volume by Professor Rory Miller.
  • Current research projects:
    • Europe and the Arab-Israeli Conflict.
    • Europe and the Middle East: Trade, Society & Peace.
    • Turkey, Israel and the United States.
    • Islamic Radicalism in Europe.
    • Anti-Zionism in the Modern World.
    • Arab-Israeli Conflict.
KEY FACTS
Head of group/division
Professor Michael Kerr
Awarding institution
King's College London
Duration
Expected to be: PhD three years FT, four-six years PT; MPhil two years FT, three years PT, September to September, January to January or April to April.
Location
Strand Campus.
Student destinations
Our students have gone into teaching, journalism, or the financial sector, diplomatic service and NGOs.
Year of entry 2015
Offered by
Lecture theatre