Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Usaama Al-Azami (St.Antony's College)
21 January 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Registration essential: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SgcuI3sLTGOvosKzlfGU9Q Abstract: The Arab revolutions of 2011 were a transformative moment in the modern history of the Middle East... Read more
Elizabeth Alexandrin (University of Manitoba), Hüseyin Yilmaz (George Mason University)
12 January 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Seminar 1 - Caliphate Elizabeth Alexandrin (University of Manitoba) speaking on ‘Empire of the End Time: Fāṭimid Sovereignties in the 4th Century AH/11th Century CE’ Hüseyin Yilmaz (George Mason... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Christian Henderson, Assistant Professor at Leiden Institute for Area Studies, Leiden University
3 December 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Credit: AFP via Getty Images Bio: Christian Henderson is assistant professor at Leiden Institute for Area Studies at Leiden University, Netherlands. His research focusses on the agrarian political... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Haggai Ram (Ben Gurion University) 
30 November 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
After a century of prohibition, we are witnessing a dramatic shift in cannabis culture and policy around the world from a “killer weed” and a cause of racial degeneration to an accepted recreational... Read more
MEC Seminar
Faika Çelik, Aliye Gamze Sarıtunalı, Amy Kallander, Hannah Elsisi Ashmawi
29 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: Decentering Second Wave Feminism: The... 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
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
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
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
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
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
Israel Studies Seminar
Amnon Aran (City University) 
16 November 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
This is the first study of Israeli foreign policy towards the Middle East and selected world powers including China, India, the European Union and the United States since the end of the Cold War. The... Read more
MEC Seminar
Nathaniel George, Yvonne Albers, Zeina Maasri
15 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 detials: Revolution, Counterrevolution, Empire, and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Mattin Biglari (SOAS, University of London)
12 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Bio: Mattin Biglari is a Research Associate and Teaching Fellow at SOAS. His research focuses on the intersection of energy, environment, infrastructure and labour, especially in the history of Iran... Read more
MEC Seminar
Youssef Cherif (Director, Columbia Global Centers|Tunis), Dr Anne Wolf (Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford)
10 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Youssef Cherif runs the Columbia Global Centers | Tunis, the North and West African research centre of Columbia University. He is a Tunis-based political analyst, member of Carnegie’s Civic Activism... Read more

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