Events archive

5 May 2023 - 5:15pm to 6:30pm
Start date: 5 May 17:15 End date: 5 May 18:30 Location: Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Elvire Corboz, University of Edinburgh
5 May 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
In contrast to the ever-growing scholarship dedicated to sectarianism in the Middle East, relations between Sunni and Shi‘a Muslims in European contexts remain understudied. In Britain, the past... Read more
5 May 2023 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Start date: 5 May 16:00 End date: 5 May 17:00 Location: Online
4 May 2023 - 5:00pm
Start date: 4 May 17:00 End date: 4 May 17:00 Location: Latin American Centre (1 Church Walk) and Zoom
European Studies Seminar
Anna Grzymala-Busse (Stanford University)
2 May 2023 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Leszek Kołakowski Lecture In person and online If you would like to attend online, please register with Zoom . The Catholic Church in Poland has long been a powerful force defining national identity... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Elie Podeh (the Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
2 May 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
In order to survive in a hostile environment in the Middle East, Israeli decision makers developed a pragmatic regional foreign policy, designed to find ways to approach states, leaders and... Read more
Visiting Parliamentary Fellows Programme
The Rt Hon. Lord Murphy of Torfaen
2 May 2023 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The Rt Hon. Lord (Paul) Murphy of Torfaen is a British Labour Party politician who as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Torfaen from 1987 to 2015 and served in the Cabinet from 1999 to 2005 and again... Read more
Dr Laimonas Briedis (Vancouver)
2 May 2023 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room
The lecture marks 700 years of the founding of Vilnius. Laimonas Briedis is a writer and scholar of history, literature and the geographical imagination of Lithuania. A native of Vilnius (Lithuania... Read more
2 May 2023 - 4:00pm
Start date: 2 May 16:00 End date: 2 May 16:00 Location: Latin American Centre (1 Church Walk) and Zoom
South Asia Seminar
Jayita Sarkar (Glasgow)
2 May 2023 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
Decolonisation as a moment, process, and movement is polyvalent. This talk explores decolonisation through its many prisms while focusing on the statelessness of the Rohingya people of present-day... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Tanya Richardson (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada) 
1 May 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Beekeeping laws and regulation in Ukraine, Moldova, and Romania require beekeepers to work with Carpathian honeybees in some or all administrative districts. While Carpathian honeybee queens are bred... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Ajay Skaria (University of Minnesota)
1 May 2023 - 4:00pm
Syndicate Room & Zoom
The figures of the neighbor and friend are ubiquitous in Gandhi’s writings. While he himself assumes he is only reaffirming old figures, something truly radical happens in his writings (as in those... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Diana Galeeva (Visiting Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies and a Non-Resident Fellow with the Gulf International Forum)
28 April 2023 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St. Antony's College
In recent decades Russia has played an increasingly active role in the Middle East as states within the region continue to diversify their relations with major external powers. Yet the role of... Read more
28 April 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Start date: 28 April 12:00 End date: 28 April 13:00 Location: Online
26 April 2023 - 5:15pm to 6:30pm
Start date: 26 April 17:15 End date: 26 April 18:30 Location: Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre