Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Jonathan Brown, Georgetown University
24 January 2020 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Bio: Jonathan Brown is the Alwaleed bin Talal Chair of Islamic Civilization in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. He received his BA in History from Georgetown University in 2000... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Peter Bergamin
21 January 2020 - 5:00pm
The Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Book launch event for Peter Bergamin's new book, The Making of the Israeli Far-Right: Abba Ahimeir and Zionist Ideology. About this Event Jois us for the launch of Peter Bergamins new book, The... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Seyed Ali Alavi (SOAS)
21 January 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract: Examining the nature of relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Palestine, the talk investigates the relationship between state and authorities in the Middle East. Analysing the... Read more
MEC Seminar
20 January 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
A panel discussion chaired by Professor Eugene Rogan comprising of:- Maj Gen Felix Gedney (Academic Visitor at St Antony's College) Emma Sky OBE (Yale Jackson Institution) Lt. Gen. Sir Simon Mayall... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Jonathan Rugman (Foreign Affairs Correspondent at Channel 4 News)
6 December 2019 - 5:00pm
Jonathan Rugman has been Foreign Affairs Correspondent at Channel 4 News since 2006. He covered the 'Arab Spring' uprisings from 2011 onwards and won a BAFTA for his coverage of the terrorist attacks... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr. Tamar Calahorra (Hebrew University in Jerusalem)
3 December 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Politicians, whether they be ordinary MPs and or government ministers (GMs), compete on the ability to influence policy outcomes. After elections and the formation of government, they do... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Ceren Lord (St Antony’s College)
29 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Dr Ceren Lord is currently British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow, with Middle East Studies at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA), where she was previously a Sasakawa Peace... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Nancy Hawker (The Aga Khan University)
26 November 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: In the governing institutions of Israel, Arabic is suppressed. This practice crystallised in the early years of the state: there were points in history where it might not have gone in the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Haydar Ergülen, Caroline Stockford , Mel Kenne
25 November 2019 - 5:00pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
A selection of poems by one of Turkey’s leading poets, Haydar Ergülen will be published in English translation in October. Haydar Ergülen will be in the Oxford to promote his book ' Pomegranate... Read more
Sudanese Seminar Series
23 November 2019 - 9:00am
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
1-day conference | No conference fees | Hospitality provided during the conference | Details of speakers to follow Registration essential - please email Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi to secure your place | All... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Maziyar Ghiabi (Wadham College)
22 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Maziyar Ghiabi is departmental lecturer at the Oriental Institute at Oxford University and Titular Lecturer at Wadham College. He obtained his Doctorate in Politics at the University of Oxford (St... 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
Israel Studies Seminar
Yoav Ronel (Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem)
19 November 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: My talk will deal with the representations of a melancholic national and subjective desire, in the prose of Micha Yosef Berdichevsky (1865-1921), one of the prominent figures of the revival... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Prof Charles Tripp (University of London), Venetia Porter (The British Museam)
15 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Short bio note for Dr Porter and Prof Tripp: Venetia Porter is a senior curator at the British Museum responsible for the collections of Islamic and Contemporary Middle East art and lead curator for... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Avihu Shoshana (University of Haifa)
12 November 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: This ethnographic study examines how micro-inequality operates face-to-face in everyday (or actually everynight) context of the nocturnal space of night clubs, focusing in particular on the... Read more

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