Events archive

Alexandre Toumarkine, (Orient-Institut, Istanbul), Dilek Sarmış, (CETOBAC- EHESS, Paris), Aysuda Kölemen, (Kemerburgaz University, Istanbul), Till Luge (University of Pennsylvania and Orient-Institut, Istanbul), Andrew Hammond (St Antony’s College), Liana Saif (Oriental Institute, University of Oxford), Thiago Alves Pinto (St Peter’s College)
2 December 2015 - 2:00pm
Fellows’ Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building
2.00pm Panel New Religions and Politics in Turkey Alexandre Toumarkine, (Orient-Institut, Istanbul): Marrying Kemalism and Spiritism: On the Reenchantement of Atatürk Dilek Sarmış, (CETOBAC- EHESS,... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Gareth Stansfield (University of Exeter)
27 November 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Middle East Centre Lecture Theatre, Investcorp Building
Norman Davies, FBA
25 November 2015 - 5:00pm
Auditorium, Investcorp Building 68 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6JF
Formed in Russia in August 1941, the Army of General Anders was drawn from a huge pool of Polish citizens who had spent the previous two years in the Soviet Gulag, in POW camps, or in forced exile,... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Glen Rangwala (Trinity College, University of Cambridge)
20 November 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Middle East Centre Lecture Theatre, Investcorp Building
MEC Seminar
Roger Hardy (former Middle East and Islamic affairs analyst with the BBC World Service)
17 November 2015 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Investcorp Building, Middle East Centre
The BBC's worldwide authority is based on its claim to be balanced and impartial -- and to speak truth to power. Roger Hardy -- who was for twenty-four years a Middle East and Islamic affairs analyst... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Karen Armstrong (author of "Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence)
13 November 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Middle East Centre Lecture Theatre, Investcorp Building
MEC Seminar
Fadi Zaghmout (author of "The Bride of Amman")
10 November 2015 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Investcorp Building, Middle East Centre
Join Fadi Zaghmout and translator Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp for a frank discussion of LGBT and women’s rights, as they present the new English translation of The Bride of Amman , a fast-paced novel... Read more
MEC Seminar
Guney Yildiz (Journalist, BBC News), Laurent Mignon (Associate Professor of Turkish; Fellow in Turkish, Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College), Gamon McLellan (Teaching Fellow in Turkish, SOAS)
9 November 2015 - 5:00pm
Auditorium, Investcorp Building
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

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