Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Marc Owen Jones (Hamad Bin Khalifa University), Dr. Sahar Khamis (University of Maryland)
5 March 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Ten years after the eruption of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings, which had a wide range of eclectic outcomes, it became obvious that the transitions to democratization have been derailed in the so-... Read more
Bertil Emrah Oder (Koç University Law School), Ersin Mahmut Kalaycıoğlu (Sabanci University), Murat Sevinc (Constitutional Law scholar, formerly Ankara University, Faculty of Political Science)
3 March 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom webinar
Please register here SEESOX SEMINAR SERIES The panel will focus on the shrinking role of the Parliament and Judiciary vis-à-vis the executive power in the context of Turkey’s ‘new constitution’.... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Eugene Rogan(St Antony's College), Professor Dina Rizk Khoury (George Washington University), Professor Charles Tripp (SOAS, University of London)
2 March 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Free, online, in Partnership with the St Antony’s College Middle East Centre, With Eugene Rogan, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, University of Oxford, and author of The Fall of the... Read more
Visiting Parliamentary Fellows Programme
Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, Ruth Davidson MSP, Lord David Frost CMG
2 March 2021 - 5:00pm
Online event via Zoom
This is the capstone session of the “Beyond Brexit” series convened by our Visiting Parliamentary Fellows, Lord Dobbs and Baroness Smith. Speakers will discuss the political, diplomatic and economic... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Talita Ilacqua (Deakin Visiting Fellow, St Antony’s College, Oxford)
2 March 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
The paper will explore the birth and development of an idea of region in the French Basque country in the aftermath of the French Revolution, thus countering the frequent view that regionalism, as a... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Yael Berda (Hebrew University)
2 March 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
via Teams Live Events. Please use the links below to join the sessions; no password or software installation required.
Abstract : Yael Berda will present the fourth chapter (titled “Effective Inefficiency”) of her book Living Emergency (Stanford University Press 2017), showing how the bureaucracy of the occupation,... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Julie Vig (University of Toronto)
2 March 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
How can Sikh cultural production in the premodern and early modern period be placed within and understood through wider cultural and literary movements and forces such as the world of Brajbhasha... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Paul Chaisty (St Antony's), Professor Chris Gerry (St Antony's), Professor Stephen Whitefield (Pembroke)
1 March 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Graduate Students
1 March 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Join us at this seminar, where MSt and first-year DPhil students will be presenting on their dissertation projects. More information to follow. 4.00 – 4.20pm Jason Kelly - Afghan Shi’a Hazara... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Hela Ammar (Artist), Mohamed Kerrou (University of Tunis El Manar)
26 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
The overthrow of Ben Ali's dictatorship in 2011 was revolutionary both in its method and in its outcome, involving mass participation and opening the way for the establishment of democratic... Read more
Sanjay Srivatstava (Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi / University College London)
26 February 2021 - 10:00am
Sanjay Srivastava is Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, and British Academy Global Professor at the Department of Geography, UCL. His publications include Constructing... Read more
Ivor Sokolic (LSE), Ljubica Spaskovska (University of Exeter), Milica Uvalic (University of Perugia)
24 February 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom webinar
Please register here SEESOX SEMINAR SERIES Book discussion On the occasion of the publication of the book The Legacy of Yugoslavia: Politics Economics and Society in the Modern Balkans (Bloomsbury... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Irene Schneider (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
24 February 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Irene Schneider is Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies. She received her PhD from Tuebingen University in 1989 and published her Dissertation under the title "Das Bild des Richters in der adab al... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Peter Gatrell (University of Manchester)
23 February 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
In this paper I draw upon hitherto unused material from the confidential case files of the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva. They concern applications for... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Prof Maja Gildin Zuckerman (Copenhagen Business School)
23 February 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: Zionist emergence and its early developments have often been told either as a person/organisation-centred narrative or a Herderian cultural-geographically distinct account (see Dubnov 2011... Read more