Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Alia Brahimi (Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Changing Character of War Programme)
6 November 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Middle East Centre Lecture Theatre, Investcorp Building
MEC Seminar
David Sims (author of "Egypt's Desert Dreams: Development or Disaster")
3 November 2015 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Investcorp Building, Middle East Centre
In Egypt, informal (illegal) development now produces housing for the great majority of urban inhabitants, and in Tunisia it is approaching a majority. These two countries – the only Arab Spring... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Fawaz Gerges (Professor of International Relations and Emirates Chair in Contemporary Middle Eastern Studies, LSE)
30 October 2015 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Investcorp Building, Middle East Centre
MEC Seminar
Cengiz Çandar (al-Monitor and Radikal)
28 October 2015 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Investcorp Building, Middle East Centre
Cengiz Çandar is a journalist. He is currently the senior columnist of daily Radikal in Turkey and a columnist of Al Monitor. After completing his studies in political science, he had a brief career... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Ghada Karmi (Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter)
23 October 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Middle East Centre Lecture Theatre, Investcorp Building
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Christopher Davidson (Durham)
16 October 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Middle East Centre Lecture Theatre, Investcorp Building
By HE. Mr Ron Proser Israeli Ambassador to the UK
2 October 2015 - 6:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Photographs of the lecture by Naysan Rafati
Dr Robin Ostle (Emeritus Research Fellow in Modern Arabic, St John’s College)
19 June 2015 - 6:00pm
The Buttery, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
Followed by Drinks Reception in the Lobby of the Investcorp Building Prior to the 1960s the study of Arabic literature, both Classical and Modern, had barely been emancipated from the academic... Read more
Prof Scott Redford (Nasser D Khalili Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology at SOAS, University of London)
18 June 2015 - 6:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College,62 Woodstock Rd, OX2 6JF
See images from the event here
Dr. Michael Peyron (Grenoble University, Retired)
16 June 2015 - 6:00pm
Library Reading Room at the Middle East Centre, 68 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6JF
Dr Michael Pyron is a specialist in the field of Berber language, literature and culture. He is also well known as a writer on tourism in Morocco. His doctoral thesis was on an Amazigh area in the... Read more
Dr. Abouali Vedadhir (Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Tehran & Visiting Fellow, Fertility and Reproduction Study Group (FRSG), ISCA, University of Oxford)
10 June 2015 - 1:45pm
Library Reading Room at the Middle East Centre, 68 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6JF
[A light lunch will be available on a first-come, first-served basis] Abstract: While in the last two decades, the participation of women in higher education has significantly increased, particularly... Read more
Dr. Mustafa Barghouti (General Secretary of the Palestinian National Initiative)
8 June 2015 - 6:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College,62 Woodstock Rd, OX2 6JF
Part of the Palestine Unlocked Festival : http://palestineunlocked.com/about/
MEC Seminar
Dr Orit Ouaknine-Yekutieli (Ben Gurion University and Academic Visitor at St Antony’s)
5 June 2015 - 6:00pm
Library Reading Room at the Middle East Centre, 68 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6JF
Orit Ouaknine-Yekutieli is a post-doctoral researcher from Sapir College, and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Her research is focused on modern Morocco. Her MA thesis dealt with "The... Read more
Christopher Ward (University of Exeter)
4 June 2015 - 6:00pm
Library Reading Room at the Middle East Centre, 68 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6JF
The Water Crisis in Yemen provides the first comprehensive study of the water management crisis in one of the most water-short countries in the world where groundwater is being extracted at such a... Read more

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