Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Lina Khatib, Director, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham, Jeremy Bowen (Middle East Editor, BBC News)
27 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM
After nine years of civil war, the prospects for regime change in Syria seem more remote than ever. Its society dispersed and its economy shattered, Syria remains a central state in the Middle East.... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Peter Bergamin (Oxford)
24 November 2020 - 2:15pm
Virtual Seminar
Teams virtual meeting link: URL: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZGNlMTgwYTgtMzE1Z... Abstract: In this seminar I will present some findings and conclusions from my recent... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Walter Armbrust (St Antony’s College, Oxford), author of Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution (2019)
20 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM
Bio: Professor Walter Armbrust is a Hourani Fellow and Professor in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. He is a cultural anthropologist, and author of Mass Culture and Modernism in Egypt (1996); Martyrs... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Benjamin Dubrulle (Maison Française d'Oxford)
18 November 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
ZOOM WEBINAR
(Photo credit A. Rachman) ‘God Does not Discriminate’: Inclusive Mosques Politics in France and the United Kingdom In the last ten years, mosques welcoming believers regardless of their gender and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Sami Zemni (Ghent)
13 November 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM
On the eve of its ten year anniversary, Sami Zemni reflects on the outcomes of the Tunisian Revolution. Touted as the only success story of the Arab Uprisings, Tunisia is facing a major economic... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Nahshon Perez (Bar-Ilan) and Yuval Jobani (Tel Aviv)
10 November 2020 - 2:15pm
Virtual Seminar
Teams virtual meeting link: URL: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_N2RiYjgyNjYtYjNmO... Abstract: Sacred sites are often at the center of intense contestation between different... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Madawi Al-Rasheed (KCL and LSE), author of Salman’s Legacy: The Dilemmas of a New Era in Saudi Arabia (2018), Ben Hubbard (The New York Times), author of MBS: The Rise to Power of MBS (2020)
6 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM
The seminar discusses the simultaneous phenomena of reform and repression in Saudi Arabia under Crown Prince Muhammad ibn Salman. In recent years, Saudi Arabia has seen swift social and economic... Read more