Events archive

Lotfi Bouchouchi (the Director)
10 May 2017 - 8:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Film screening followed by Q&A with the Director Set during the Algerian War of Independence. In the film, the French army surrounds a southern Algerian village where they believe an enemy is... Read more
Dr Reza Zia-Ebrahimi (King's College London)
10 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Joint event with the Oxford University Iranian Society. Reza Zia-Ebrahimi revisits the work of Fath-Ali Akhundzadeh and Mirza Aqa Khan Kermani, two Qajar-era intellectuals who founded modern Iranian... Read more
Professor Tariq Ramadan (St Antony's College)
9 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Hardly a day goes by without mention of Islam. And yet, for most people, and in much of the world, Islam remains a little-known religion. Whether the issue is violence, terrorism, women's rights or... Read more
Nicola Pratt (Warwick University)
8 May 2017 - 2:00pm
the Board Room, Middle East Centre
Abstract: This paper examines the gendered dimensions of the Arab Uprisings, with a focus on Egypt (and, if there is time) with a comparison of Lebanon and Jordan. I argue that the uprisings shed... Read more
MEC Seminar
Hemin Hawrami (Senior Adviser to President Masoud Barzani) and Ceng Sagnic (Moshe Dayan Centre, Israel)
2 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Ceng Sagnic is a researcher at the Tel Aviv-based Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies (MDC), editor of the monthly MDC publication Turkeyscope and Coordinator of the MDC Kurdish... Read more
Clare Azzopardi (University of Malta Junior College), Yiannis Papadakis (University of Cyprus)
29 April 2017 - 9:30am to 30 April 2017 - 6:00pm
Radcliffe Humanities Building, University of Oxford
Please click here for programme and registration information Participants have been encouraged to think of borders and boundaries not only in geographical terms, but also as a more general category... Read more
Professor Laila Parsons (McGill University)
28 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Laila Parsons is a historian specializing in the modern Middle East. She received her D.Phil. from Oxford in 1996, and taught at Harvard and Yale before moving in 2004 to McGill University, where she... Read more
28 April 2017 - 9:00am to 18 June 2017 - 8:00pm
Investcorp Lower Gallery, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
OPEN IN TRINITY TERM MONDAY-FRIDAY 9am - 5pm Images from the Syrian Revolution by Maciej Moskwa Syria is plunged in war. A few months before the violence became prohibitively dangerous inside the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Alice Wilson (University of Sussex)
25 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Alice Wilso n is a lecturer in social anthropology at the University of Sussex, UK. Her research interests span political and economic anthropology, with a particular interest in radical experiences... Read more
22 March 2017 - 9:30am
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Sponsors: Wenner-Gren Foundation and the University of Oxford (Middle East Centre, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology and International Gender Studies Center). Geopolitical events such as... Read more
Maryam al-Khawaja , Nicholas McGeehan (Middle East Researcher, Human Rights Watch)
10 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
9 March 2017 - 9:30am to 5:45pm
The Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's
Convenors: Ceren Lord and Hiroko Miyokawa The Middle East and North Africa region has been undergoing a series of major upheavals and transformation particularly in the wake of the regional uprisings... Read more
Rory McCarthy (Magdalen College, Oxford) , Fabio Merone (Ghent University)
3 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
MEC Seminar
Jessica Maya Marglin (University of Southern California)
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Through the experiences of a single Jewish family, this lecture charts how the law helped Jews to integrate into Muslim society. Drawing on previously untapped documents in Hebrew, Arabic,... Read more
Nir Boms (Tel Aviv University), Matthieu Cimino (Oxford)
28 February 2017 - 5:00pm
The Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
This seminar is co-sponsored by the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies

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