The fourth lecture of the 2015/16 MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series is a joint lecture with the Counsel for British Research in the Levant (CBRL), which is being held at 5.45pm on Thursday 18th February, and is titled “Building a Sense of Community: People and Architecture in Neolithic Jordan”. It will be presented by Professor Bill Finlayson who has been Director and CEO of the CBRL since 1999.  Alongside this role, Bill maintains an active research career currently working with local Bedouin communities to develop and promote the Neolithic Heritage Trail, within the greater Petra area.


The lecture will be held at the MBI Al Jaber Building, London Middle East Institute (LMEI), SOAS. Please email: to reserve a place as numbers are limited.