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Younis Lahwej

  • Arabic Language Convenor and Tutor
  • Politics and International Relations Lecturer
  • IWLP Arabic Tutor.

Areas of interest

I am currently working on developing Arabic stage 3.

Personal interests

I enjoy sports, reading, travelling and current Middle East affairs.

Conferences attended

Arabic Language Teaching & Learning in UK Higher Education Conference, University of Leeds, March 2017.


Modules Taught

  • IWLP Arabic stage 1 and 2.
  • PO3MEA and PIM73 (Politics and International Relations).


I have almost 35 years’ experience in Arabic language, culture and politics. I have been teaching Arabic language at the University of Reading and University of Oxford for 15 years, as well as acting as external examiner for various UK institutions.

I also teach Politics and International Relations of the Middle East at undergraduate and postgraduates levels, since 2007.