Libya: The Geopolitics of a Protracted Conflict

Libya: The Geopolitics of a Protracted Conflict

In this lecture, Professor Zoubir will assess the situation in Libya after nearly ten years of conflict. He will focus on the various state and non-state actors, the rapidly changing geopolitics and the impact of the conflict on the Libyan people and the wider region. 

Yahia H. Zoubir is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center and Senior Professor of International Studies and Director of Research in Geopolitics at KEDGE Business School, France. Prior to this he taught at universities in the United States, and was a visiting faculty member in Europe, Asia and the Middle East and North Africa.
His publications include many books, such as Algerian Politics: Domestic Issues & International Relations (Routledge 2020), North African Politics: Change and Continuity (2016); Building a New Silk Road: China & the Middle East in the 21st Century (2014); Global Security Watch—The Maghreb: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia (2013); North Africa: Politics, Region, and the Limits of Transformation (Routledge, 2008). His scholarly articles were published in academic journals, such as Foreign Affairs, Third World Quarterly, Mediterranean Politics, International Affairs, Africa Spectrum, Journal of North African Studies, Middle East Journal, Journal of Contemporary China, Arab Studies Quarterly, Africa Today, Middle East Policy, etc. He has also contributed to many book chapters and various entries in encyclopedias. 




Libya: The Geopolitics of a Protracted Conflict

Date & time

Thu 13 Aug 2020, 6–7pm


Prof. Yahia Zoubir



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