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About Center for Gulf Studies
EVENTS CALENDAR

The CGS calendar provides information on local and international Gulf-related lectures, conferences, seminars, exhibitions, and similar academic and cultural events. We aim to keep those interested in the field of Gulf studies informed of the latest developments in the field, thereby increasing interaction and collaboration between students, academics, and experts in and on the Gulf region. Please use the key below to distinguish between CGS/AUK events, Kuwait events, and international events. If you or your organization have an event you would like us to share on our calendar, please E-mail us this information (with a web link if possible) to: cgs@auk.edu.kw.

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Please consider the following while viewing the Calendar events:
  CGS/AUK
  Kuwait
  International
Febuary 16

CGS Lecture: 'Feminine Geographies: Women (and) Arab Travelers'

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Febuary 16

CGS Lecture: 'The Meaning of Democracy in Kuwait' A Panel Discussion

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March 3
CGS Lecture: 'The Indian Ocean in World History Perspective' presented by Dr. Marina Tolmacheva

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March 11
Public Lecture by Dr. Abdulla Al Ajmi "A Kafil dies, a Mu'azzib Never': Legal and Social Sponsorship among Hadrami Immigrants in Kuwait"
Time 6:00
March 22-March 24
Gulf Studies Symposium – Gulf Cities: Space, Society, Culture

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March 25 and 26
"The Arab Spring and the Gulf – Politics, Economics and Security" – London School of Economics

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May 5
"The Architecture of Power: The Islamic World 7th-21st Centuries" – Dr. Jere L. Bacharach

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May 13
"Youth Perspectives on Democracy & Governance in Kuwait" – Amanda Kadlec

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May 27
"Trafficking, Terror and their Tropes" – Dr. Pardis Mahdavi

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September 9 - October 16

Photography exhibition by Arab women at Al Quoz, UAE: "She Who Tells A Story; Gulf Photo Plus"

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September 10 - October 15

Ayyam Gallery - Al Quoz, UAE: "Passing the Crisis: Rezan Sadeghzadeh; A collection of oil paintings inspired by female apprehensions, hopes and fears Gulf Photo Plus"

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September 23

Tareq Rajab Museum Lecture

Lecture: Ziad Rajab, Treasures from the Islamic world in the Tareq Rajab Museum
7 PM, MCC
September 24
"Why the Gulf needs Palestine" – Dr. Salman Abu Sitta

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Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiyyah

Forum: "Carpet Workshop" - Friedrich Sphuler
7 PM, Amricani Cultural Center

September 25

DAI Music Diwaniya: "Kuwait Sea Songs" - Bin Hussein Band

7 PM, Al-Maidan Cultural Center
September 28

Family Day at Amricani: "Amricani Adventures"

1 PM – 6 PM, Amricani Cultural Center
October 1 - January 5

DAI: Europalia International Arts Festival

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October 1 - January 5

DAI: Hajj - Journey to Mecca

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October 2 - November 10

Art Exhibition at DIFC (Dubai): "Memories of Destruction"

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October 28 - November 10

Al Nowair: "Focus on the Good: Photography Exhibition"

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November 10 - 12

The Patriots Club: Constitution Week

Date: November 10 - 12 5PM
Location: AUK Campus
October 23

CGS Lecture: "Boycott, Divestments and Sanctions"

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October 27 - November 7

Afaf Al Essa: "Art Exhibition: Let's Start With Love"

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October 28 - November 10

Al Nowair: "Focus on the Good: Photography Exhibition"

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October 28

National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL): Ibrahim Ismail's 17th Exhibition

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October 29

CGS Lecture: "Boycott, Divestments and Sanctions"

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November 2

RunQ8: Registration is now open for RunQ8, the annual 10 kilometer charity race to be held on Saturday, November 2 at 9 am, starting and ending at Marina Crescent on the Gulf Road

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November 7 - 25

CAP: “Against the Grain” exhibition
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November 11

Charity Event: March For Honour

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November 10 - 12

The Patriots Club: Constitution Week

Date: November 10 - 12
Location: AUK Campus
November 10 - 12

The Patriots Club: Constitution Week

Date: November 10 - 12
Location: AUK Campus


November 12

DAI: Classic Film Night - The Fog of War

Time: 7PM
Location: Al-Maidan Cultural Center
November 13

CGS Event: "Kuwait's Urban Crisis: Malls, Violence and the Right to the City"
Time: 5PM
Location: AUK Auditorium

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November 13

DAI Music Diwaniya: The Music of Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Ayman Tyseer

Time: 7PM
Location: Al-Maidan Cultural Center
November 14 - 28

Edge of Arabia (London): “Out of Kuwait” exhibition
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November 17

DAI Music Diwaniya: Indian Music Night

Time: 7PM
Location: Al-Maidan Cultural Center


November 17 - 21

Film Week: Diaspora in Film

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November 18 - 26

CAP: “Undiscovered Minimalism” exhibition
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November 19

DAI Forum: Poetry Night, Fatima Al-Matar

Time: 7PM
Location: Amricani Cultural Center
November 20

DAI Music Diwaniya: Renara Akhoundova

Time: 7PM
Location: Al-Maidan Cultural Center


November 20

London School of Economics: “The strategic significance of changing trade patterns between Asia and the Gulf” by Tim Niblock
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November 23

Family Day at Amricani: Perfectly Splendid

Time: 1 - 6PM
Location: Amricani Cultural Center
November 24

SBSA: “Corporate Social Responsibility and Migrant Labor in Kuwait”

Time: 6PM
Location: Auditorium


November 24

Italian Embassy: Music of Diplomacy

Time: 7PM
Location: Al-Maidan Cultural Center
November 25

DAI Lecture: The Myth of Al-Sawaber - Asseel Al-Ragam

Time: 7PM
Location: Al-Maidan Cultural Center
November 26

CGS: “The Creation of a Super-Welfare State: A Glimpse into the Making of Modern Kuwait” - Saleh Al-Nafisi
Time: 6PM
Location: Auditorium


November 26

Amricani Forum: Jewellry Workshop, Ring Around the Roses - Abrar Alebrahim, Th'haba Jewellry
Time: 7PM
Location: Amricani Cultural Center


November 18 - 26

CAP: “Undiscovered Minimalism” exhibition
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November 27

Al Mashreq Gallery: Art from Iraq Opening Reception
Time: 6:30PM
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November 27

DAI Music Diwaniya: A Night with the Symphony
Time: 7PM
Location: Al-Maidan Cultural Center


November 27

London School of Economics: “Iranian foreign policy after the election of Hassan Rouhani” by Anoush Ehteshami
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November 28

Cinemagic: Independent Palestinian Film Festival
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November 14 - 28

Edge of Arabia (London): “Out of Kuwait” exhibition
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November 30

Cinemagic: Independent Palestinian Film Festival
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December 3 - 4

CGS: “Obesity in Kuwait”

Time: 6PM
Location: Auditorium
December 18

CGS: “Christianity in Kuwait: Historical Reflections and Personal Recollections” - Reverend Lewis Scudder III

Time: 6PM
Location: Auditorium
April 8

CGS: The Hidden Light of Objects - Mai Al-Nakib

Time: 6PM
Location: External Garden (in front of the Library)

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April 13

CGS: "Late Style: A Palestinian Aesthetic?"

Time: 6PM
Location: Auditorium

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April 29

CGS: "Coral Reefs of the Gulf: What they can tell us about climate change and why we have to listen" by Dr. John Burt

Time: 6PM
Location: Auditorium

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December 16

CGS: "The Energy Revolution And The Arab World" by Dr. Robert Springborg

Time: 6PM
Location: Multipurpose Room

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