Events archive

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
ESC Core Seminar Series
Mr Wojciech Przybylski (Res Publica Foundation, Visegrad Insight, Warsaw) and Dr Joerg Forbrig (German Marshall Fund of the U.S., Berlin)
19 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
"Central European Futures: Five Scenarios for 2025" lays out five major scenarios that could dramatically alter the shape of Central Europe, and Europe at large, over the coming years. As this key... 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
South Asia Seminar
Faridah Zaman (Oxford)
19 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
In the history of anticolonial internationalism, pan-Islamism occupies a vexed position. Its history prior to the First World War, particularly in India, suggested it could be a friend to nascent... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr David Lewis (University of Exeter)
18 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Peripheral Histories and International Relations of the Eurasian Borderlands The Evolution of Greater Eurasia: Geopolitical Imaginaries in Russian Foreign Policy Over the past few years Russian... Read more
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
15 November 2019 - 5:30pm
Dahrendorf Room
The long human odyssey of self-discovery has reached a crucial stage: everything we do affects everyone and everything else - and we know it. The next hundred years will bring more change than we can... 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
Ambassador Andrei Sannikov (Chairman, European Belarus Foundation), Dr Leila Alieva (REES, OSGA)
15 November 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
Panel discussion with Dr Leila Alieva (REES, OSGA) & Ambassador Andrei Sannikov (Chairman, European Belarus Foundation) Ambassador Andrei Sannikov is a career diplomat, who was in 1995 appointed... Read more
Jess Auerbach, Open University of Mauritius and Stellenbosch University
14 November 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
St Antony's College, Pavillion Room
SEESOX
Ziya Meral (Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research)
13 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Turkish relations with Russia are deepening, while its relations with the USA are deteriorating. What is the future of Turkey's place in the NATO? What are the implications of recent developments for... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Professor Jeffrey Kahn (SMU Dedman School of Law, Texas)
12 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Assessments of London’s relationship with Strasbourg tend to highlight recent discontent about perceived infringements of parliamentary sovereignty by the European Court of Human Rights. The British... 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
South Asia Seminar
Talat Ahmed (Edinburgh)
12 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, Old Main Building
2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mohandas Gandhi. To many he remains an inspirational figure - the apostle of peace who almost single-handedly led the struggle to free India from the yoke of... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Stuart Sweeney (Investment Director, Social and Sustainable Capital)
11 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Book discussion In The Europe Illusion , Stuart Sweeney considers Britain’s relationships with France and Prussia-Germany since the map of Europe was redrawn at Westphalia in 1648. A timely and far-... Read more
MEC Seminar
Ambassador Wilks CMG (HM British Ambassador to Iraq)
11 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jon Wilks has just finished a two year posting as UK Ambassador to Iraq, his third posting to Iraq since he reopened the Embassy in Baghdad in 2003. He has served 30 years in the UK diplomatic... Read more

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