Events archive

MEC Seminar
Dr. Chana Morgenstern (Cambridge)
29 January 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: This paper will examine the influence of Arab Marxism and the aesthetics of Arab commitment literature on Iraqi Jewish and other Mizrahi literatures in Israel. I will begin by presenting... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Joost Hiltermann (International Crisis Group)
25 January 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: In many places in the Middle East, and in various ways, the region’s people continue to thrive: in business, art, music and other fields. Yet Middle Eastern states are undergoing a... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr. Khaled Furani (Tel-Aviv)
22 January 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: The deceits and deficiencies of the workings of sovereignty have received noticeable attention among generations of writers in Israel/Palestine. However, the sovereignty of sovereignty... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Khaled Fahmy (Cambridge University)
18 January 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: For the past half century, implementing sharia has been a rallying cry for Islamist groups throughout the Muslim world. Judging the legal systems of various Muslim-majority... Read more
MEC Seminar
Ms. Netta Cohen (Oxford)
15 January 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : In my talk at the Israel Studies Seminar, I will present my doctoral research which occupies the intersection between modern Jewish history, climate and environmental history, the history... Read more
1 December 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
The exhibition is free of charge and open to the general public. In addition to over 30 cross- stitched panels, embroidered historical dresses and Handala cartoons by Naji al-Ali (probably the best-... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Shelagh Weir (Former Curator, British Museum), Jan.Lady Chalmers (Palestinian History Tapestry), Doaa Hammoudeh (St Antony’s College), Karl Sabbagh (Documentary maker and writer)
30 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Please note that registration is now closed but there might be spaces available on the day . The exhibition will open to the public on Friday 30 November at 2pm and close before the seminar at 4:30pm... Read more
MEC Seminar
Brian Klug (Oxford)
27 November 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) About the seminar: In July 2018 a storm of controversy broke out in the UK when the National... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Marwan Bishara (Academic Visitor, St Antony's College)
23 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: The century old Zionist/Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues unabated after decades of war and occupation. The quarter of a century “Peace Process” that promised solutions has... Read more
MEC Seminar
Orna Sasson-Levy (Bar-Ilan)
20 November 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) About the seminar: Women’s military service has dual meanings: on the one hand, it includes women... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Karl Sharro (architect, satirist and Middle East commentator)
16 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Joint event with the Oxford Arab Society. Copies of the book will be available on sale for £5 (cash only!). About the seminar: The Middle East is the mysterious land of veils, minarets and... Read more
MEC Seminar
Adriana X. Jacobs (Oxford)
13 November 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) Abstract: In the early decades of the twentieth century, as the European literary enclaves of... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Kamiar Alaei (Co-president, Institute for International Health and Education)
12 November 2018 - 2:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, Hilda Besse building, St Antony's College
Apologies for the change in the programme but our first speaker was not able to come due to visa issues About the seminar: Dr Kamiar Alaei’s academic, medical and international public health project... Read more

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