Events archive

MEC Seminar
Umran Safter (Director)
18 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
It was the most complex of times… assassinations … insurrections... paranoia … and a sultan who had to rule amidst it all. Why would a sultan confine himself to a palace for 33 years? Could an empire... Read more
MEC Seminar
Avi Shlaim (St Antony's) and Eugene Rogan (St Antony's)
11 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Synopsis: Through riveting and moving personal recollections of both Palestinians and Israelis, 1948: Creation & Catastrophe reveals the shocking events of the most pivotal year in the most... Read more
MEC Seminar
Michal Goldman (Director)
3 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Basic stats: “Nasser’s Republic, the Making of Modern Egypt”, 82 minutes, © 2016 Producer/director: Michal Goldman; English and Arabic with English subtitles. This film was made possible primarily by... Read more
MEC Seminar
George Hawatmeh (Jordan Radio and Television Corporation)
1 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: George Hawatmeh is currently the Chairman of the Board of Jordan Radio and Television Corporation. Before his appointment to head the state-owned JRTVC in June 2016, he was an... Read more
MEC Seminar
Introduction by Eugene Rogan (Director of the Middle East Centre, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, St Antony's College)
27 April 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the Film In a world torn by conflict—in a place where the idea of peace has been abandoned—an energy of determined optimism emerges. When someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand... Read more
MEC Seminar
Norman G. Finkelstein
23 February 2018 - 12:30pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Tea and coffee will be provided. About the speaker: Norman G. Finkelstein received his PhD from the Princeton University Politics Department in 1988. He is the author of ten books that have been... Read more
MEC Seminar
Hannah Elsisi (Merton College), Hugh Sandeman (Amnesty International), Federico Varese (Nuffield College)
24 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Followed by discussion The 25 of January is the anniversary of Giulio Regeni disappearance in the streets of Cairo. Already two years have passed without Giulio and still no significant progress was... Read more