Events archive

Prashant Keshavmurthy (McGill University)
15 February 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
If it were possible for poetry to remain difficult to the point of obscurity and yet also the topic of literary debate across a vast geography, the poetry of ‘Abd al-Qādir “Bedil” (1644-1720) of... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Anas El Gomati (Sadeq Institute), Mary Fitzgerald (King's College London)
12 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Libya's February 2011 uprisings offered an early example of the dangers of the regional upheavals when met with the military might of a recalcitrant dictator. The civil war that ensued and ultimately... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Noah Buckley (Trinity College Dublin)
12 February 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Jessie Barton-Hronesova (Oxford Department of International Development)
10 February 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom webinar
Please register here SEESOX Seminar Series Abstract: How do we explain the differences in which victim groups are recognized and redressed in a post-war state? Opening with a puzzle about the diverse... Read more
Leila Farsakh (University of Massachusetts Boston), Bashir Bashir (Open University of Israel), Amal Ghazal (Simon Fraser University), Brian Klug (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford), Hadeel Abu Hussein (Faculty of Law, University of Oxford)
9 February 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Virtual: Zoom Webinar
Abstract This book talk discusses the attempts of leading scholars to consider how the “Jewish Question” and the “Arab Question” are entangled historically and in the present day. It offers critical... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Adam Bodnar (SWPS University of Humanities and Social Sciences, Warsaw), Zsolt Enyedi (Central European University and Politics and International Relations, Oxford) and Marta Bucholc (Faculty of Sociology, University of Warsaw)
9 February 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
The discussion about a rule of law conditionality on the disbursement of EU funds has focused attention sharply on issues around the rule of law in East Central Europe, and particularly in Poland and... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Daniel M Hershkowitz (Oxford)
9 February 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: The German philosopher Martin Heidegger's idiosyncratic and deeply philosophical account of the German volk stood at the heart of his political support of National Socialism. This, however... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Nosheen Ali (NYU)
9 February 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
This talk will examine the emotional and intimate logics of occupation, citizenship, and state-making in Gilgit-Baltistan, a contested borderland between India and Pakistan that forms part of the... Read more
Prathama Banerjee (Centre for the Study of Developing Societies)
8 February 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Thinking across time often stumbles upon the disciplinary division between the metaphysical and the sociological. How does a historian trained in the modern discipline of history engage ideas from... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Shadi Hamid (Brookings Institution; contributing writer, The Atlantic), Professor Nadia Oweidat (University of Kansa)
5 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
It is often noted that the Arab uprisings of 2011 were not started by Islamists, but that these groups were often their initial beneficiaries given their long-standing grassroots presence and their... Read more
MEC Seminar
Shadi Hamid (Brookings) , Nadia Oweidat (University of Kansas)
5 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Speaker biograpghies: Shadi Hamid is a senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy and the author of " Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World " (St. Martin'... Read more
Carlos Closa (European University Institute), Eli Gateva (Department of Politics and IR, Oxford), Marko Kmezic (University of Graz)
3 February 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom webinar
Please register here SEESOX SEMINAR SERIES Abstract The Eastern enlargement of the European Union (EU) highlighted the significance of strengthening of the rule of law for the advancement of the... 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
ESC Core Seminar Series
Include: Kostis Kornetis (Autonomous University of Madrid), Isabell Hoffmann (Bertelsmann Foundation), Jennifer Dowd (Oxford), members of the Europe’s Stories project team
2 February 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
What is a ‘generation’? What is the relationship between the demographer’s, the opinion pollster’s and the historian’s way of thinking about generations? Is there a distinctive post-1989 generation... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Anna Prashizky (Western Galilee College)
2 February 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
via Teams Live Events. Please use the links below to join the sessions; no password or software installation required.
Abstract This article explores the mutual influences between urban spaces and ethnic relations and hierarchies in the cultural field. It hinges on the two theoretical arguments: that physical place... Read more