Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
27 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Basma Al Mutlaq (School of Oriental and African Studies)
25 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: As in other parts of the world, women’s empowerment has gained prominence in today’s Saudi Arabia, with a surge in initiatives and leadership projects – all seeking to address the themes of... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Mr Christopher de Bellaigue
20 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Christopher de Bellaigue is an author, broadcaster and journalist. In 2007/8, he held the Alistair Horne visiting fellowship at St Antony's. His latest book, The Islamic... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Raffaella Del Sarto (Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) – SAIS Europe The Johns Hopkins University)
13 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
[Jointly organised with the Centre for International Studies, DPIR] About the speaker: Raffaella A. Del Sarto is Associate Professor of Middle East Studies at the Johns Hopkins University, School of... Read more
2 September 2017 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College
Provisional Programme 9.00 – 10.00 Registration – Tea/Coffee (the Buttery, Hilda Besse Building) 10.00 – 10.15 Introduction by Ahmed Al-Shahi and Bona Malwal 10.15 – 11.00 Mr. Angelo Beda (Member of... Read more
Sir Jeremy Greenstock
15 June 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Jeremy Greenstock is the Chairman of the strategic advisory company, Gatehouse Advisory Partners, established in September 2010, and Chairman of Lambert Energy Advisory, the oil and gas specialists,... Read more
Stella Gaitano, Sara Hamza Aljack, Najat Idris Ismail Adam and Najlaa Osman Mohammed
10 June 2017 - 9:00am
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Aomar Boum (UCLA)
6 June 2017 - 5:00pm
The Board Room, Middle East Centre
Aomar Boum is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is interested in the place of religious minorities such as Jews, Baha'is, Shias... Read more
Professor Zachary Lockman (NYU)
30 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Zachary Lockman has taught modern Middle Eastern history at New York University since 1995. His most recent book is Field Notes: The Making of Middle East Studies in the United States (2016). His... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Zep Kalb (Oriental Institute)
29 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Iran and the wider Middle East are often blamed for harbouring patriarchal labour markets that inhibit women from exiting the household and taking up independent employment opportunities. This paper... Read more
Professor Aron Shai (Tel Aviv University)
12 May 2017 - 5:00pm
China Centre Lecture Theatre
Abstract The Sino-Israeli story is a most thrilling story. It encompasses unique history, culture, complex diplomacy and worldwide business. This is on the whole a success story. An attempt will be... Read more
Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies (St Antony's College, University of Oxford)
11 May 2017 - 6:15pm to 7:45pm
University College London Department of Political Science
Tariq Ramadan will be giving a lecture at UCL, followed by Q&A session, on the current political developments in the Middle East, covering the relationship between the West and Islam, the... Read more
Dr James McDougall (Trinity College, Oxford)
11 May 2017 - 6:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Folllowed by Drinks Reception in the Investcorp Gallery Covering a period of five hundred years, from the arrival of the Ottomans to the aftermath of the Arab uprisings, James McDougall presents an... Read more
Keith David Watenpaugh (University of California Davis)
11 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Rhodes House, Oxford, OX1 3RG
Co-hosted by the Rhodes Trust and the Middle East Centre, St. Antony's College Registration required! Please register here Since 2013, Keith David Watenpaugh has directed a global project to better... Read more
10 May 2017 - 8:00pm to 12 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
This conference seeks to mark a major shift in the historiography of the Algerian War of Independence (1954–62). Accounts of this war have largely remained confined within, and constrained by, the... Read more

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