Events archive

MEC Seminar
Adriana X. Jacobs (Oxford)
13 November 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) Abstract: In the early decades of the twentieth century, as the European literary enclaves of... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Edmund Burke III (UC Santa Cruz)
7 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Joint event with Asian Studies Centre. Who was Marshall Hodgson and should he have a claim on our attention today? In a moment of populist nationalisms and deepening Islamophobia, Hodgson’s... Read more
MEC Seminar
Derek Penslar (Harvard)
6 November 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) About the speaker: Derek Penslar is the William Lee Frost Professor of Jewish History. His... Read more
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Dr Christian C. Sahner (Associate Professor of Islamic History, Faculty of Oriental Studies)
30 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the book : How did the medieval Middle East transform from a majority-Christian world to a majority-Muslim world, and what role did violence play in this process? Christian Martyrs under Islam... Read more
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David Tal (Sussex)
30 October 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) Abour the seminar: In December 1962 President John F. Kennedy told Israel’s foreign minister,... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Homa Katouzian (Iran Heritage Foundation Research Fellow, St Antony's)
23 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the book : Khalil Maleki (1901-1969) was a selfless campaigner for democracy and social welfare in twentieth-century Iran. His was a unique approach to politics, prioritising the criticism of... Read more
MEC Seminar
Yakov Rabkin (Montreal)
23 October 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) About the speaker: Yakov M. Rabkin is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of... Read more
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Zach Vertin (Princeton University)
20 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Joint event with Sudanese Programme, African Studies Centre and the Centre for International Studies. Light refreshments will be served betwen 4 and 5pm in the Buttery, Hilda Besse building at St... Read more
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Ghil’ad Zuckermann (Adelaide)
16 October 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) About the speaker: Ghil'ad Zuckerman is Professor of Linguistics and Endangered Languages and... Read more
MEC Seminar
Yaacov Yadgar (Oxford)
9 October 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) About the speaker: Yaacov Yadgar is the Stanley Lewis Professor of Israel Studies at the Oxford... Read more
MEC Seminar
Ella Shohat (New York University) and Avi Shlaim (St Antony's College)
14 June 2018 - 2:30pm
St Antony's College
Event jointly organised by Middle East Studies at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College
MEC Seminar
Jacqueline Rose (Birkbeck), Kfir Cohen (Van Leer Jerusalem Institute), Moshe Behar (The University of Manchester), Hakem Al-Rustom (Michigan) , Ella Shohat (New York University)
13 June 2018 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Event jointly organised by Middle East Studies at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College
MEC Seminar
Ella Shohat (New York University)
13 June 2018 - 2:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: This lecture examines linguistic belonging as invented within national and colonial itineraries. More specifically, it explores the genealogy of the concept of “Judeo-Arabic language” and... Read more
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Moncef Marzouki (Former President of the Republic of Tunisia, 2011-2014)
7 June 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Mohamed Moncef Marzouki was the first democratically elected president of Tunisia after the January 14th Revolution in 2011, a seminal moment in modern Arab history which heralded... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr. Katrin A. Jomaa (University of Rhode Island)
31 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE
Nationalism that developed in Europe reached the Muslim world in the 20th century, and it hardly brought peace as it brought ethnic and religious rivalries to the fore. Simultaneously, the growth of... Read more

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