Events archive

MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Joanna De Groot (University of York)
15 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Joanna de Groot has interests in three main areas. Her initial research into the social history of Iran in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries has led to work on various aspects... Read more
15 November 2017 - 9:00am to 16 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Wednesday venue: Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College Thursday venue: Maison Françoise d’Oxford Panels are open to the public and students but places are limited and prior registration... 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
7 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Please join us for an informal discussion with one of Turkey’s most inspiring and successful grassroots youth NGOs. YGA Founder Sinan Yaman and YGA President Asude Altıntaş will give brief... 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
​Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh (Bethlehem & Birzeit Universities)
1 November 2017 - 7:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
[Co-sponsored by Friends of Birzeit University] About the speaker: Mazin Qumsiyeh PhD (Texas Tech University); MSc (University of Connecticut); BSc (University of Jordan) teaches and conducts... Read more
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

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