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Research centres and groups in the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies

The Lebanon and Syria Research Group aims to provide a hub and interdisciplinary network for Levantine research within the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies (IMES).

The Centre for the Study of Divided Societies is a global focal point for teaching and research on the political, social, cultural, religious and ethno-national problems that divide and unite societies across the modern world.

This research group is an institutionalised, cross-departmental network of students and researchers focused on the Middle East and North Africa within the Institute of Middle Eastern Studies (IMES). The group meets regularly and engages with relevant organisations and societies working on the MENA region around the world. All public events are advertised via King's College London and everyone is welcome.

The group is being convened by Inga Kristina Trauthig ( and Negah Angha (

Communications - Amine Ghoulidi.

Intern – Aicha El Alaoui.

You can get in contact with the group's annual conference scheduled for 6 October 2020 here: and follow us on social media here: @MenaKcl.


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