Events archive

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
MEC Seminar
Hamid Dabashi (Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York)
30 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Bio: Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He received a dual PhD in Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies from the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Ben Kasstan, University of Bristol
27 April 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: Drawing on an ethnographic study into child care and health in Jerusalem, this paper explores the cultural politics of protection that surrounds responses to public health intervention... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Anoush Ehteshami (Durham University)
12 March 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
The Arab uprisings of a decade ago threatened to redraw the political map of the Middle East and North Africa region, and set in motion forces that as first sight appeared to be out of the control of... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Elana Shapira (University of the Applied Arts, Vienna)
9 March 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: Berta Zuckerkandl grew up witnessing her father, publisher of the newspaper Neues Wiener Tagblatt , Moritz Szeps’s stormy career and political engagements. Moritz Szeps was a close advisor... Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
MEC Seminar
Susann Kassem (Oxford University), Shun Watanabe (Kyoto University)., Catherine E. Herrold (Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy), Corinna Mullin (City University of New York), Jacob Mundy (Colgate University), Negar Razavi (University of Pennsylvania), Benjamin Schütze (Arnold Bergstraesser Institute), Kiri Santer (University of Bern)
23 February 2021 - 9:00am to 25 February 2021 - 5:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Generously sponsored by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation Register here for: Tuesday, February 23, 9-10:15 am Junko Chano (Sasakawa Peace Foundation) and Eugene Rogan (University of Oxford) Opening... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Vitaly Naumkin (Russian Academy of Sciences), Alexey Vasiliev (Russian Academy of Sciences)
19 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Russia and the Arab Uprising: While Europe and the United States were caught unprepared for the revolutions of 2011, Russia seized the opportunity to expand its influence over the Middle East and... Read more
MEC Seminar
David Zakarian (Oriental Studies, University of Oxford)
16 February 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
This webinar series will explore various aspects of pre-Modern Middle Eastern history, including talks on early Islam, post-Mongol Iran, Medieval Armenia, and the Ottoman Empire. Each speaker will be... Read more

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