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Political symbolism and its effect on the debate between Islamic laws and women’s rights
14 Sep 2018

Tunisia has moved recently to equalise its inheritance law, putting women on an equal footing with men. Research associate Muneerah Razak ties in...

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Art of War: State-sponsored Poetry in Iran
11 Sep 2018

Our new intern Jin Yin uncovers the contemporary influences and impact of poetry in contemporary Iranian society, and explores how it is used...

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Reflections on the Partitions of India and Palestine after 70 years
29 Aug 2018

On the 15th of August, the Middle East Institute (MEI) and the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) held a joint workshop to...

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Q&A: Informal Mediation and Diplomacy
20 Aug 2018

On the 15th of August 2018, our MEI Research Fellow Serkan Yolacan gives an interview with the Conciliators Guild on informal mediation and diplomacy.

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[Transsystemic Law] Reflections on the Partitions of India and Palestine after 70 years: Conference Summary
16 Aug 2018

What is Partition? How do we trace the histories of partition between the Palestine and South Asia?