Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Sir Vincent Fean KCVO
9 March 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Born in Burnley 65 years ago, Sir Vincent studied French and German at Sheffield, then joined the Diplomatic Service. He learned some Arabic, and divided his time between Europe... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Alexandre Toumarkine (INALCO, Paris), Ceren Lord (Sasakawa Fellow, Oxford), Katja Triplett (University of Göttingen and Visiting Scholar at the Oriental Institute)
2 March 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speakers: Ceren Lord is a Post-Doctoral Research Officer in Middle East Studies at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies at the University of Oxford. She completed her PhD in May... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Richard Guy (Consultant Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals), Omar Abdel-Mannan (Paediatrician), Debbie Harrington (Consultant Obstetrician)
23 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Richard Guy (Consultant Surgeon):"Teaching Medicine in Gaza: the Oxford Companionship" Omar Abdel-Mannan (Paediatrician):"Healthcare Under Siege" Debbie Harrington (Consultant Obstetrician):"... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Anne Sa’adah (Dartmouth College)
16 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Anne Sa'adah holds an A.B. in Social Studies and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University and is the Joel Parker Professor of Law and Political Science Emerita at... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Karl Sabbagh (the Director), Avi Shlaim (St Antony’s)
9 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Film screening followed by discussion with the Director Karl Sabbagh is a British-Palestinian writer and documentary maker. He was educated at King's College, Cambridge, and then joined the BBC as a... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
François Burgat (Aix Marseille University)
2 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
François Burgat is a senior researcher (DR1) in political science at the CNRS based at the IREMAM in Aix-en-Provence. He was between May 2008 and April 2013 director of the Institut français du... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Max Weiss (Princeton)
26 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Max Weiss is Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. He is the author of In the Shadow of Sectarianism: Law, Shi`ism, and the Making of... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Madawi al-Rasheed (LSE) , Courtney Freer (LSE)
19 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speakers: Dr Courtney Freer is a Research Officer at the Kuwait Programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Her work focuses on the domestic politics of the... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Roham Alvandi (LSE) , Hossein Bastani (BBC) , Dr Roja Fazaeli (Trinity College, Dublin)
1 December 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
[Event funded by the Antonian Fund and the MEC​] About the speakers: Dr Roham Alvandi is Associate Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Hugh Roberts (Tufts University)
24 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Dr Hugh Roberts is the Edward Keller Professor of North African and Middle Eastern History at Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA and a specialist on North African... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Ms Helen Lackner (London Middle East Institute (LMEI)
17 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Helen Lackner worked as a consultant in social aspects of rural development for four decades in over thirty countries, mostly in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. She is... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Hatsuki Aishima (National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka)
10 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Hatsuki Aishima is a social anthropologist specialising in Islam and public culture in the contemporary Middle East. She received her MA from Kyoto University (Area Studies, 2002)... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Robert Springborg (Italian Institute of International Affairs, Rome)
3 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Robert Springborg is a non-resident Research Fellow of the Italian Institute of International Affairs, Rome. Until October 2013, he was Professor of National Security Affairs at... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
27 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
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

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