Events archive

MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Hilary Burrage (Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics)
5 February 2020 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Serious attention to the influence and understandings of men regarding FGM is long over-due. Men may find it convenient not to know much about the practice, and women may not welcome ‘... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Lotem Perry-Hazan (Haifa)
4 February 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract Haredi education has been dominated by the Ashkenazic Haredi Independent Education school network since the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948. During the 1980s the Sephardic... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Michelle Obeid (University of Manchester)
3 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: This book presentation explores the ways residents of a northeastern town on the border of Lebanon with Syria experienced postwar sociality, and how they grappled with living in the margins... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Toby Dodge, LSE
31 January 2020 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Bio: Toby Dodge is a Professor of International Relations in the International Relations Department at LSE. He is also the Kuwait Professor and Director of the Kuwait Programme in LSE’s Middle East... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Heather Munro (Durham)
28 January 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract: Discrimination against Sephardim has become a growing issue in the Haredi world in Israel, but one which has taken a backseat to the more pressing questions of gender inequality and the... Read more
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

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