Events archive

MEC Seminar
Professor Guy Burton (Vesalius College)
12 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : How have rising power engaged with the Arab-Israeli conflict? What does this tell us about rising powers and conflict management as well as their behaviour in international politics more... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Sir John Chilcot
8 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: The seminar will consider the Iraq Inquiry’s origins, terms of reference, mode of operation, and issues which arose in the course of its work, in framing its conclusions, and on... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Menachem Klein (Bar-Ilan)
5 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : Prof. Klein will present a portrait of Abbas as PA President including in comparison to his predecessor - Arafat. Klein deals with these two leaders in my forthcoming book Arafat and Abbas... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Nick Westcott (Director Royal African Society and Associate at SOAS)
1 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised with the European Studies Centre (ESC) About the seminar: Since the Lisbon Treaty came into force in 2011 and the European Union pledged to reinforce its foreign policy cooperation... Read more
Marilyn Booth (Oriental Institute, Magdalen College)
30 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Biographies of women warriors were a component of late-19th-century debates in print on gender and nature amongst Arabophone elites. In this regard, Jeanne d’Arc has been a... Read more
MEC Seminar
Relli Shechter (St Antony’s College)
29 January 2019 - 5:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: During the 1970s and early 1980s, Egypt experienced swift economic growth—the result of a regional oil boom. Oddly, this economic growth hardly registered in Egyptian public... Read more
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

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