Events archive

MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Helen Lackner (Independent Researcher, Author of Why Yemen Matters, Saqi Books, 2014)
26 November 2014 - 12:45pm
Middle East Centre, Library Seminar Room
Outline Helen will discuss changes in women’s choices in the past two decades, focusing on the impact of economic difficulties on women’s social and legal status. She will address the changes in... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Marjaneh Halati (CEO of the OMID Foundations)
5 November 2014 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College, 62 Woodstock Rd. OX2 6JF
The fringes of Iranian society can be a lonely place, especially if you are a teenage girl with few resources to fall back on. The film follows four girls striving to pull themselves out of the... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Mastoureh Fathi
5 November 2014 - 12:45pm
Library Reading Room at the Middle East Centre, 68 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6JF
Abstract In recent years, there has been a new approach to parenting practices, based on constant surveillance, control, guilt, fear and anxiety. These parenting paradigms, aimed at ‘preventing’... Read more