Legitimacy and Citizenship in the Arab WorldLSE Policy research project
From Federalism to Hyper-centralisation: The History of Decentralisation in the Syrian Constitutions
We are pleased to announce our new publication “From Federalism to Hyper-centralisation: The History of Decentralisation in the Syrian Constitutions” by Dr Dr Zedoun Al Zoubi, Dr Rim Turkmani and Mazen Gharibah. The paper is now available in Arabic. The...
By: Dr Rim Turkmani Abstract The article sets out why it is important to conceptualise local agreements as a process of talks that have a value in their own right rather than as a discrete event reached on a particular date. Throughout this process the...
How local are local agreements? Shaping local agreements as a new form of third-party intervention in protracted conflict
By: Dr Rim Turkmani Based on two case studies from Syria, the article argues that unilateral external intervention in protracted conflicts is not only about military and financial support to one or other warring party. Unilateral external actors often...
From Federalism to Hypercentralization: Decentralization in Syrian Constitutions in their Historical Context
This event comes in the context of launching a research paper that researchers have published "From Federalism to Hypercentralization: Decentralization in Syrian Constitutions in their Historical Context". Date: 20 of May 2022 Time: 17:00 pm /London time...
By Dr Jinan Al-Habbal
One of our research strands is the examination of the lack of independence in the judiciary and its impact on hindering accountability and democracy in Lebanon. This research is led by Dr Jinan Al-Habbal who summarises her work in this blog.
This event is part of our celebration of the centenary of state building attempts in the Levant.Date: 15th of October 2020 Time: 3:00 PM London time Speaker: Dr Rahaf AldoughliIn this webinar, Rahaf Aldoughli will talk about her recent research on how Islam has become...
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This project is funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and is part of Carnegie’s work in Transitional Movements and the Arab Region.
This post is also available in: العربية (Arabic)