Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Andrew Arsan (University of Cambridge)
1 March 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Much ink has been spilled in recent years on the phenomena of populism and neoliberalism - increasingly, it seems to many, the defining traits of our late modern world. Scholars and... Read more
Touraj Atabaki (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam), Stephanie Cronin (University of Oxford) , Siavush Randjbar Daemi (University of St Andrews)
28 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Paper titles: Stephanie Cronin (University of Oxford) - The Global 1970s and the Iranian Revolution. The Iranian revolution of 1977-79 has usually been analysed within the confines of national... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr. Ibrahim Khatib (Oxford)
26 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : In the context of protracted conflict, is there a relation between identity and willingness for reconciliation, and in what way does this relation exist? The current study checks the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Imane Chaara (QEH Oxford), Dr Doris Gray (Al Akhawayn University), Dr Nadia Sonneveld (Radboud University)
25 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speakers: Dr. Imane Chaara (QEH Oxford) Title: Moroccan Mothers' Religiosity. Impact on Daughters' Education Abstract: The participation of mothers in decisions within their household has... Read more
MEC Seminar
23 February 2019 - 9:00am
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The following themes are central to the title of the Conference: 1. The New State: what went wrong and why? 2. The Political Future of South Sudan 3. Future Relations between Republic of Sudan and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Heba Morayef (Amnesty International)
22 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Heba Morayef is Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Regional Director. Prior to that she was Associate Director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights in... Read more
Dr Özlem Belçim Galip (Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellow, The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford)
20 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: A movement is observable that sees Kurdish migrant women moving from oppression within a traditional, patriarchal society; ethnic oppression; and being stuck between secularism and... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Eyal Chowers (Tel-Aviv)
19 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Abbas Kadhim (Atlantic Council)
15 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Dr. Abbas Kadhim leads the Atlantic Council Iraq Initiative. He is an Iraq expert and author of Reclaiming Iraq: The 1920 Revolution and the Founding of the Modern State . He... Read more
MEC Seminar
Elife Biçer-Deveci (St Antony’s College), Philippe Bourmaud (Jean Moulin University Lyon 3), Nicolas Elias ((French School at Athens)
12 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Paper titles: Dr Elife Bicer – Deveci Alcohol: A Battlefield between Modernism and Islamism in Turkey Dr Nicolas Elias (French School at Athens): The Drinking Dervishes. Inebriation as disciplinary... Read more
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

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