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Hanna Kienzler – Mental health system reform in the occupied Palestinian Territory

Hanna Kienzler – Mental health system reform in the occupied Palestinian Territory

London Events

11 April 2017 18:00 to 21:00

British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London
SW1Y 5AH

Mental health system reforms in development contexts are carried out worldwide through complex international collaborations that claim to follow evidence-based standards, based on the presumption that only through a systemic approach can appropriate mental health care and psychosocial support be provided to populations. In this talk, Dr Kienzler will question this line of argument by highlighting the impact of concrete political constellations, development agendas, local and global socioeconomic…

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Philip Mansel – 'Was Aleppo a Levantine City?'

Philip Mansel – 'Was Aleppo a Levantine City?'

London Events

18 April 2017 18:00 to 21:00

British Academy
SW1Y 5AH

(This lecture is to commemorate the life and work of archaeologist Crystal Bennett, founder of the British Institute in Amman)  Lying between the desert and the Mediterranean, the mountains of Anatolia and the banks of the Euphrates, Aleppo has always been a melting pot of religions, cultures and societies, known first and foremost for being a hub of trading. From the 16th century after its conquest by the Ottoman Empire through to the French Mandate of the early 20th century, Aleppo…

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Hugh Kennedy - 'Polis to Medina Revisited: urban change in the Levant between Antiquity and Islam

London Events

09 May 2017 18:00 to 20:30

British Academy, 10 Carlton House Terrace, London
SW1Y 5AH

This is the final lecture of our 2016/17 Lecture Series, 'People, Power & Place in the Levant.' More details to follow soon.

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