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Talk: Post-Dialogue Yemen

Thursday 10 April 2014, 6pm

A talk by Fernando Carvajal entitled “Post Dialogue Yemen: Prospects for a stronger union or expanded fragmentation” at St Matthew’s House and Conference Centre, St Matthew’s House, 20 Great Peter Street, London SW1P 2BU. 

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the venue, note that the Conference Centre is attached to St Matthew’s Church and is accessed via the main church door. Once inside, the Conference Centre is immediately on your right.

Drinks will be served from 5.30pm. Tickets on the door : Members £5, Non-Members £10. For the purpose of catering would you please let the Hon. Secretary know by email, allfreea@gmail.com, or by telephone 020 7731 3260 if you wish to attend.


Ambassador's talk

Thursday, 15 May 2014 at 6pm at St Matthew’s House and Conference Centre

We are delighted to welcome the British-Yemeni Society’s co-president HM Ambassador to Sana’a, Jane Marriott OBE for a talk entitled “Learning from the past: looking to the future – What next for Yemen?”

Drinks will be served from 5.30pm. Tickets on the door : Members £5, Non-Members £10. For the purpose of catering would you please let the Hon. Secretary know by email, allfreea@gmail.com, or by telephone 020 7731 3260 if you wish to attend.


Liverpool Arab Arts Festival

7-15 June 2014 

The nine-day event, the only one of its kind in the UK, will run from 7-15 June at various venues around the City, including The Bluecoat, FACT, Unity Theatre, St George’s Hall and Sefton Park Palm House. The programme will include high-profile artists from all corners of the Arab world as well as some UK premieres. It will also cover family activities, visual arts, film,. Performance, music, dance, food, a book launch and interactive workshops.

For more details about the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival, visit:
http://www.arabartsfestival.com/


New books

Members may be interested in this book written by Michael Quentin Morton "Buraimi The Struggle for Power Influence and Oil in Arabia. Click here to download a flier with further information and 30% discount.

The paperback edition of ‘A Time in Arabia’ by Doreen Ingrams will be reviewed in the upcoming Journal. The book is available at £10 for members.

Members might also be interested in the publication Islamists and the State by Stacey Philbrick Yada. This is also available to members at a discount. 


Ioan Craig on Twitter

Iona Craig’s (freelance journalist) Twitter feed gives a unique perspective on current events in Yemen. 


Facebook

Your Society now has a Facebook page, under the name ‘The British-Yemeni Society’, in both English and Arabic. It aims to keep the wider public informed about Society activities, provide a forum for the exchange of ideas on Yemen, and network people with common interests.


Members’ contact details

We occasionally need to make last minute changes to the programme and make every effort to keep members up to date. Where members have provided an email address, this is a simple procedure; for members without email, the Hon. Secretary will advise as many as possible – and practical – via telephone.