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19 · OCTOBER · 2023

Series of lectures: Aula Mediterrània 2023-2024

Aula Mediterrània, the interuniversity programme promoted by the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) in collaboration with the academic world, including IBEI, will celebrate its tenth edition this year. Throughout these years, Aula Mediterrània has established itself as an academic meeting point and a reference for the study and understanding of the Mediterranean and the Arab region. With 23 lecturers from 17 European and Mediterranean universities, this series of lectures also reaffirms its commitment to enabling Euro-Mediterranean academic exchange.

The 2023-2024 edition consolidates the interdisciplinary approach, addressing a wide range of disciplines: international relations, political sciences, international law, communication sciences, modern and contemporary history, and postcolonial studies, among others. Moreover, the 23 sessions tackle crucial issues, such as diversity and religiosity in the modern era in the Mediterranean, as well as more contemporary topics such as the current political situation in Lebanon and Iraq, and conflicts and social, political and cultural realities that have emerged after the Arab revolts in 2011.

Particularly noteworthy this year are the sessions devoted to migrations, which are addressed from the diverse perspectives required by such a complex issue, ensuring that the programme is firmly committed to matters of social impact and open to a public made up of scholars, professionals and journalists interested in Mediterranean current affairs.

We strongly recommend our students to take part in this programme in order to broaden their knowledge in the MENA regionCheck the programme

Conferences co-organized by IBEI

📌 23 November, 2023 | Lebanon: A State in Political Paralysis?
With Assem Dandashly, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Maastricht.
ModeratorElisabeth Johansson-Nogués, Associate Professor, IBEI.
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📌 25 April, 2024 | Whose Security? A Critical Analysis of the Migratory Crisis in the Mediterranean
With Pınar Bilgin, Professor of International Relations, University of Bilkent.
ModeratorEduard Soler i Lecha, Associate Professor of International Relations, UAB; and Affiliated Faculty Member, IBEI.
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Practical information

The lectures will be at the Conference room IEMed, Girona, 20 - Barcelona and live on IEMed YouTube channel.

Languages: The lectures will be in Catalan, Spanish, English or French, depending on the speaker.

Attendance is free.

Those who attend 40% of the sessions can request an attendance and achievement diploma delivered by the IEMed, jointly issued with the Master’s programs participating in the lectures. Anyone wishing to request the diploma should complete the registration form.