Event: “The Arab Gulf States in Transition: The Present Predicament & Future Prospects”.
Updated: Sep 13, 2018
On Thursday 13 September 2018, Carl Buckley, Director of Guernica37 International Justice Chambers, will participate in the event “The Arab Gulf States in Transition: The Present Predicament & Future Prospects”, organised by Diwan London.
Date: Thursday, 13 September 2018
Time: 18:30 – 21:00 BST
One year on, the current Gulf crisis continues to escalate, with no clear solution or end in sight. This seminar, The Arab Gulf States in Transition: the present predicament and future prospects brings together a number of independent organisations and individuals to discuss the stage the crisis has reached and consider the political, economic and social implications of a rift in relations between states that share borders, economic resources and ties of kinship. Speakers include:
· Carl Buckley, is a barrister and Chambers Director at Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers.
· Dr Madawi Al-Rasheed, is a visiting Professor at the LSE Middle East Centre who conducted an extensive research on mutations of the Saudi 'Islamists' after the Arab Spring.
· Bill Law, is a journalist and analyst based in London England with a long expertise in the Middle East and North Africa and a focus on the Gulf.
Moderator: Drewery Dyke, who was Amnesty International researcher on the Gulf, Iran and Afghanistan for 18 years. In 2017 he co-founded Rights Realisation Centre, a UK-based charity focusing on human rights awareness and capacity building.