Events archive

Visiting Parliamentary Fellows Programme
Lord Boateng, Baroness Fall, Sir John Scarlett
26 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
St Antony's College, Nissan Lecture Theatre (in-person only)
SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES Lord Boateng Currently Chair of the Archbishops’ Racial Justice Commission, Lord Boateng was appointed the UK’s first black government minister after Labour’s 1997 election... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Netta Cohen (Christ Church, Oxford University)
26 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
In 1981 the Israeli columnist and artist Amos Kenan wrote in his non-fiction essay book Your Land, Your Country : The summer is the season in which we do not know how to live in this country. It is... Read more
Thomas Blom Hansen (Stanford)
26 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Pre-registeration essential - Meeting Registration - Zoom The Law of Force is a searing critique of the illiberal and violent forces that continue to dominate our everyday life and politics. These... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Ibrahim al-Marashi , Kate Clark
25 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstracts: Ibrahim Al-Marashi - Contesting the "Graveyard of Empires" Trope: Situating Afghanistan within Middle East History" First, this talk will examine the relevance of history, particularly... Read more
SEESOX
Eli Gateva (Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford), Kyril Drezov (Keele University)
24 November 2021 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room/Hybrid webinar
Bulgarian elections: Third time lucky? To attend this event in person, please register with Eventbrite To attend this event virtually, please register with Zoom On 14 November, for the first time in... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Martin Schulze Wessel (Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich; Weizsacker Fellow, St Antony’s College, Oxford)
23 November 2021 - 5:00pm
ESC Seminar Room/Hybrid webinar
Annual Richard von Weizsäcker Lecture If you would like to attend this event virtually, please register with Zoom. Abstract From the perspective of 1989 the 20th century in Europe seemed to be the... Read more
Understanding Kashmir and the Abrogation of Article 370: law, History and Politics
Aziz Ali Dad, , Samar Abbas Kazmi, Victoria Schofield
23 November 2021 - 3:00pm
Online - Zoom
‘Culture and politics in the zone of non-being’ Aziz Ali Dad (social scientist from Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan) ‘Schrodinger’s state: situating Gilgit-Baltistan within Jammu & Kashmir’... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Hagar Kotef (SOAS) 
23 November 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
In this talk, based on her book,  The Colonizing Self , Kotef explores the cultural, political, and theoretical apparatuses that enable people and nations to construct a home on the ruins of other... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Vindhya Buthpitiya (St Andrews)
23 November 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
To Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_evvPQz8fS_uPyPvvWEOuow The final years of the Sri Lankan civil war were transformed by a significant development in the technics of... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor James Harris (Leeds)
22 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
MEC Seminar
Touraj Atabaki, Max Ajl, Philip Marfleet
22 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: The Global Cold War and Developmentalism... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Ian Sanjay Patel (London School of Economics)
22 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Within British imperial thought, the transfer of sovereign power to India and subsequently other former colonies was not perceived as the final end of British imperialism, but simply its latest,... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Michael Mason, Director of the Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science
19 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Dr Michael Mason, Director of the Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science Biography: Michael Mason is Director of the Middle East Centre and Associate Professor in... Read more
SEESOX
Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Foteini Dimirouli (Keble College, Oxford), Kostis Kornetis (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)
17 November 2021 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room/Zoom
The SEESOX event takes place, on the anniversary of the 17th of November 1973 Polytechnic uprising, a big blow to the junta’s dictatorial authority contributing to its discrediting and downfall in... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Maral Sahebjame (Near and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Washington)
17 November 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Maral Sahebjame, is a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies PhD program and a graduate fellow in the Department of Law, Societies, and Justice at the University of... Read more

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