Events

MEC Seminar
Professor Eyal Chowers (Tel-Aviv)
19 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Dr Özlem Belçim Galip (Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellow, The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford)
20 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: A movement is observable that sees Kurdish migrant women moving from oppression within a traditional, patriarchal society; ethnic oppression; and being stuck between secularism and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Heba Morayef (Amnesty International)
22 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Heba Morayef is Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Regional Director. Prior to that she was Associate Director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights in... Read more
MEC Seminar
23 February 2019 - 9:00am
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The following themes are central to the title of the Conference: 1. The New State: what went wrong and why? 2. The Political Future of South Sudan 3. Future Relations between Republic of Sudan and... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Imane Chaara (QEH Oxford), Dr Doris Gray (Al Akhawayn University), Dr Nadia Sonneveld (Radboud University)
25 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speakers: Dr. Imane Chaara (QEH Oxford) Title: Moroccan Mothers' Religiosity. Impact on Daughters' Education Abstract: The participation of mothers in decisions within their household has... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr. Ibrahim Khatib (Oxford)
26 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : In the context of protracted conflict, is there a relation between identity and willingness for reconciliation, and in what way does this relation exist? The current study checks the... Read more
Touraj Atabaki (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam), Stephanie Cronin (University of Oxford) , Siavush Ranjbar Daemi (University of St Andrews)
28 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Paper titles: Stephanie Cronin (University of Oxford) - The Global 1970s and the Iranian Revolution. Touraj Atabaki (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam) - Was the Iranian Revolution... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Andrew Arsan (University of Cambridge)
1 March 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
MEC Seminar
Professor Avner Offer
5 March 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : Israel scores very high internationally in the reported happiness of its Jewish inhabitants, and government politicians make much of that survey result. On the face of it there is a... Read more
MEC Seminar
Zep Kalb (UCLA) , James Landale (BBC)
5 March 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Title 1: Protests as Weapon: The US Sanction Strategy and Social Bargaining in Iran The US has partly justified the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran with reference to the rising... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Rory McCarthy (Magdalen College, Oxford)
8 March 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: In the wake of the Arab uprisings, the Tunisian Islamist movement al-Nahda voted to transform itself into a political party that would for the first time withdraw from a preaching... Read more