As part of a new international collaborative project, Dr Romola Sanyal, Assistant Professor of Urban Geography, is co-organising a conference in Beirut taking place between 2 and 4 March 2016. The conference is titled Urban Policy Mobilities and International Aid Lessons from Regional Planning and Refugee Policies, and co-hosted by the LSE Middle East Center and the American University, Beirut (AUB). The conference is part of AUB’s 150th anniversary event called City Debates 2016. For more information, please visit:

Tented settlement for Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon 2015