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
📷Venue: Unit 24.7, Coda Studio, 189 Munster Rd, Fulham, London, SW6 6AW
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.