Events archive

MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr. Ramina Sotoudeh, Nuffield College, University of Oxford
1 June 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Middle East Centre Board Room, St Antony's College & ZOOM
Abstract: Love’s emergence as basis of marriage is a hallmark of modernity. Its compatibility with religious and traditional bases of marriage, however, is less understood. We explore the different... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Nacim Pak-Shiraz (Chair in Cinema and Iran, and Head of the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies,University of Edinburgh)
11 May 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Middle East Centre Board Room, St Antony's College and ZOOM
By examining a number of contemporary Iranian films, this paper will present the legal, social, and pollical challenges that woman face in accessing space in Iranian society. These filmic... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Prof. Esther Hertzog (Social Anthropologist, Zefat Academic College)
23 February 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Biography: I received my PhD in Anthropology from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem in 1991. Since then I have studied and taught various topics related to bureaucracy and gender in the contexts of... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Janet Afary (Mellichamp Chair, Professor of Religious Studies, University of California Santa Barbara), Roger Friedland (Dept of Sociology, University of California Santa Barbara)
2 February 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Registration required: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_sFVhJ8iaRwi5VNdBfN1lQA Biography: Janet Afary holds the Mellichamp Chair in Global Religion and Modernity at the University of... 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
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Lina Tori Jan (St. Antony’s College | Master of Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government)
27 October 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Biography: Lina Tori Jan is a social entrepreneur, public speaker, and advocate for equality and human rights, with a focus on the rights of women, girls, and refugees. Shaped by her experiences as a... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Hannah Elsisi (Pembroke College, University of Cambridge)
2 June 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Bio: Dr Hannah Elsisi is a Junior Research Fellow at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge. Before joining Pembroke, Hannah was lecturer in Middle East, Gender and Global History at King's... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Marie Ladier-Fouladi (CNRS)/ CETOBaC)
12 May 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Marie Ladier-Fouladi is a senior Researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)/ CETOBaC (Centre d’Études Turques, Ottomanes, Balkaniques et Centrasiatiques) and professor of... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Irene Schneider (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
24 February 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Irene Schneider is Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies. She received her PhD from Tuebingen University in 1989 and published her Dissertation under the title "Das Bild des Richters in der adab al... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr. Mawahib Abubakr (Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics)
3 February 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Qatari Women and the Labour Market- Towards an Empowering Alternative This paper provides analysis of the feminization of labour and elucidate the contradictory factors affect women’s contribution to... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Benjamin Dubrulle (Maison Française d'Oxford)
18 November 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
ZOOM WEBINAR
(Photo credit A. Rachman) ‘God Does not Discriminate’: Inclusive Mosques Politics in France and the United Kingdom In the last ten years, mosques welcoming believers regardless of their gender and... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Mine Yildirim
28 October 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Challenging the Limited View - The Case of the Women in Mosques Movement The place of women in the religious space of mosques in Turkey has been a long debate- more so recently. The Women in Mosques... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Nadia Aghtai (Senior Lecturer in Gender and Violence, University of Bristol)
26 February 2020 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, UWE and Cardiff in the UK conducted a 30 month Economic and Social Research Council-funded project to explore how 'justice' (in its wider sense) is... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Hilary Burrage (Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics)
5 February 2020 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Serious attention to the influence and understandings of men regarding FGM is long over-due. Men may find it convenient not to know much about the practice, and women may not welcome ‘... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Hilary Kalmbach (University of Sussex)
20 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Dr Hilary Kalmbach is a cultural and social historian based at the University of Sussex. She is the founding director of MENACS, the Middle East and North Africa Centre at Sussex and Past President... Read more

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