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2 Mar 2020

Lecture by Hamit Bozarslan “40 years of war in the Middle East: 1979-2019”

Historian, specialist in the Middle East, Turkey and the Kurdish question, Bozarslan is the speaker of the session in the framework of the Aula Mediterrània cycle next Thursday 5 March (6.30 pm) at the IEMed. An expert in the Middle East, Turkey and...

11 Feb 2020

Joseph Daher addresses the challenges of Lebanon’s popular protest and the dilemma faced by Hezbollah

Author of Hezbollah: The Political Economy of Lebanon’s Party of God (2016), Joseph Daher offers this Thursday (6.30pm) the conference “Hezbollah and the Lebanese popular movement”. Popular protests against corruption and the political...

11 Feb 2020

CONNEKT will examine what drives youth towards violent extremism to improve prevention

Today in Barcelona a research project funded by the EU begins to study the factors that can influence the radicalisation of youth from 8 countries in the Balkans and the Mediterranean. CONNEKT (Contexts of Violent Extremism in the MENA and Balkan Soc...

30 Jan 2020

Michael Collyer addresses how immigration policy impacts the “hostile environment” in Morocco and Libya

This Thursday, January 30, the Director of Research at the School of Global Studies at the University of Sussex, offers the conference “Hostile environments in the Mediterranean” in Barcelona. A political geographer at the University of S...

23 Jan 2020

Renowned expert Stéphane Lacroix presents the fractures, evolution and dilemmas of political Islam

Stéphane Lacroix, Doctor in Political Sciences (Sciences Po) and Researcher at the Center for International Studies and Research (CERI), opens the meeting on Thursday 23 January of the Aula Mediterrània cycle.  Professor of Political Science (...

15 Nov 2019

Migration and the situation in the Middle East, highlighted in the Mediterranean Yearbook 2019

More than 60 international collaborators address the main issues of the Euro-Mediterranean region in the IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2019, now available online. The multiple crises affecting the European Union, the rise of nationalisms and migration...

8 Nov 2019

More than 120 participants from 18 Mediterranean countries debate in BCN about the current challenges of young people

The IEMed hosts this Friday and Saturday the 8th meeting of the Mediterranean Citizens Assembly Foundation (FACM). Discussing the current situation of young people in the Mediterranean region and contributing with ideas to create a more egalitarian,...

30 Oct 2019

Palma hosts the 2019 Mediterranean Conference of the European League for Economic Cooperation-LECE

Francina Armengol, President of the Government of the Balearic Islands, and Nasser Kamel, Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean, open the meeting on Thursday, October 30. Palma hosts the 15th annual conference on the Mediterranean of t...

15 Oct 2019

Water control in the Middle East, first conference of the Aula Mediterrània 2019-2020 cycle

This Wednesday, October 23, the expert on water resources of the Middle East, Aysegul Kibaroglu, offers in Barcelona the conference “Water diplomacy in the Middle East”. “Water diplomacy in the Middle East” is the inaugural co...

28 Mar 2019

Internal divisions crack the EU’s credibility as a relevant player in the Mediterranean

Up to 817 experts and actors in Euro-Mediterranean relations from 43 countries comment on the state of Europe-Mediterranean relations in the 9th edition of the IEMed Euromed Survey. The credibility of the European Union in the Mediterranean is affect...