Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
15 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Registration essential: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fDqBJn-PTyCaLq07ys9dRA
Suzanne Schneider (Deputy Director of the Brooklyn Institute of Social Research)
12 October 2021 - 5:00pm
St Antony's, Nissan Lecture Theatre
Pre-booing essrntial limited capacity https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/suzanne-schneider-book-talk-tickets-181010536387 In this authoritative, accessible study, historian Suzanne Schneider examines the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Shay Hazkani (University of Maryland)
12 October 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
Dear Palestine: A Social History of the 1948 War  by Shay Hazkani offers a new history of the 1948 war, based on personal letters of “ordinary” Jews and Arabs. The book also examines previously... Read more
MEC Seminar
Cyrus Schayegh, Stephanie Cronin (St Antony's College)
11 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM Webinar - This is the opening session for The Middle East c.1960-1980 - Global and Transnational Perspectives. Subsequent sessions will be held online from 5 pm UK time every Monday in Michaelmas term
This is the opening session for The Middle East c.1960-1980 - Global and Transnational Perspectives. The subsquent sessions will then be held online from 5 pm UK time every Monday in Michaelmas term... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Jonathan C. Kaplan (University of Technology, Sydney)
15 June 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: In June 1938, only four months after the so-called Anschluss , the Nazi administration in Salzburg region announced a ban on Jews and other non-Aryans dressing in local Volkstrachten —both... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Rachel Rojanski (Brown University)
8 June 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: Challenging the commonly held view that Yiddish was suppressed and even banned by the Israeli authorities, Rachel Rojanski offers a radical new interpretation of the interaction between... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Hannah Elsisi (Pembroke College, University of Cambridge)
2 June 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Bio: Dr Hannah Elsisi is a Junior Research Fellow at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge. Before joining Pembroke, Hannah was lecturer in Middle East, Gender and Global History at King's... Read more
27 May 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
The Oxford Syria Society is excited to be hosting an event to discuss the Syrian National Congress of 1919, considered the first national parliament in the modern history of Syria. We are honoured to... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Paula Kabalo, Ben-Gurion University
25 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: At the centre of this study stands the organizational array of civic and voluntary entities that represented sectors and subgroups in the Jewish population of pre-independence and formative... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Orkideh Behrouzan (SOAS University of London)
21 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Iran has been one of the worst hit countries by the Coronavirus pandemic, while its pandemic response has been shaped by the politicization of the outbreak and the securitization of information about... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Daniel M Hershkowitz (Oxford)
18 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: The German philosopher Martin Heidegger's idiosyncratic and deeply philosophical account of the German volk stood at the heart of his political support of National Socialism. This, however... Read more
Various speakers
12 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Zoom webinar
As Oxford’s most international college and home to seven regional area studies centres, St Antony’s College is well-placed for a cross-centre discussion on the issue of vaccine diplomacy as an... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Marie Ladier-Fouladi (CNRS)/ CETOBaC)
12 May 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Marie Ladier-Fouladi is a senior Researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)/ CETOBaC (Centre d’Études Turques, Ottomanes, Balkaniques et Centrasiatiques) and professor of... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Michal Shaul, Herzog College
11 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: The talk will discuss the shaping of Holocaust memory in the Ultraorthodox (Haredi) society in Israel and the survivors’ role in this process. The reappearance of Ultraorthodox society on... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Prof Aron Shai (Tel Aviv University)
4 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: A close examination of one unique Jewish group that was active at the turn of the century, between the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of Great Britain in the Middle East, a... Read more

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