Events archive

Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Moriel Ram (Institute of Advanced Studies)
29 October 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: My paper examines how sand and snow produce potent imageries and physical realities which both solidify and undermine social hierarchies, cultural imagination and power relations. Focusing... Read more
Sudanese Seminar Series
Professor Khaled Al Hroub, Northwestern University in Qatar, Professor Munzoul Abdalla Assal, Director, Peace Research Institute, University of Khartoum and Professor of Social Anthropology, Nima Elbagir, Senior International Correspondent, CNN, Yousra Elbagir, Journalist, Dr Marwa Gibril, Sudan Doctors' Union, UK Branch , Mohanad Hashim, Journalist, BBC, Focus on Africa , Othaylat Suliman, Broadcast Journalist and Media Consultant
26 October 2019 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
No conference fees Hospitality provided during conference Registration essential – please e-mail Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi ( ahmed.al-shahi@sant.ox.ac.uk ) to secure your place
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Prof Adeel Malik (University of Oxford)
25 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Adeel Malik is Globe Fellow in the Economies of Muslim Societies at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies and Associate Professor at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Walter Armbrust (St. Antony's College, Oxford)
18 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Dr Walter Armbrust is Hourani Fellow and Associate Professor in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. He is a cultural anthropologist, and author of Mass Culture and Modernism in Egypt (... Read more
Mixed speakers
15 October 2019 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
The Oman Journalists Association, The Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College, Oxford and The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism are pleased to invite you to attend The Omani-British Press... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Maria Malmström (Middle Eastern Studies Lund University)
8 October 2019 - 5:00pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
This sophisticated book presents new theoretical and analytical light on the momentous events in the Arab world that began in 2011 and, more importantly, life and politics in the Arab world in the... Read more
Dr Saeb Erekat (Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization)
20 June 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
All welcome! Followed by a Drinks Reception at 6:15pm. MEC Library Browse n’ Buy Book Sale Thursday 20th June 2019, 3.30pm – 7pm Investcorp Building, Lower Ground Floor Special Offers 3 books for £5... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Dörthe Engelcke (Max Planck Institute, Hamburg)
14 June 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Family law – the law regulating marriage, divorce, custody, polygyny and guardianship among others – is one of the most sensitive areas in Muslim-majority countries. Morocco and... Read more
Michael Willis (St Antony’s College), James McDougall (Trinity College), Hicham Yezza (Ceasefire Magazine) , Latefa Guemar (University of East London) 
10 June 2019 - 1:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Since late February, millions of Algerians have been taking to the streets of towns and cities across the country in massive, peaceful, weekly demonstrations. President Abdelaziz... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Tomoko Yamagishi (St Antony's College)
5 June 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: National women’s futsal team of Iran won a championship held by the Asian Futsal Confederation in 2015. To put their achievement in the context of gender studies, this presentation... Read more
MEC Seminar
Ervand Abrahamian
31 May 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Sponsored in association with Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali, Founder and Chair, Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute About the speaker: Ervand Abrahamian was Distinguished Professor of History and now is... Read more
25 May 2019 - 9:15am
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Convenors: Laurent Mignon, University of Oxford Hatsuki Aishima, National Museum of Ethnology Supported by: The John Fell Fund, University of Oxford Japan Society for the Promotion of Science KAKENHI... Read more
Armando Salvatore (McGill University)
24 May 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
The event is part of the following conference: Neither Near Nor Far:Encounters and Exchanges between Japan and the Middle East Convenors: Laurent Mignon, University of Oxford Hatsuki Aishima,... Read more
24 May 2019 - 2:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Masoud Taheri’s documentary film on the life and works of Toshihiko Izutsu. The event is part of the following conference - Neither Near Nor Far: Encounters and Exchanges between Japan and the Middle... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Behnaz Hosseini (University of Vienna)
15 May 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Sinjar became the center of the world’s attention when one of the most horrifying cases of genocide took place, and also due to women who suffered from acts of violence,... Read more

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