Events archive

MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Maral Sahebjame (Near and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Washington)
17 November 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Maral Sahebjame, is a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies PhD program and a graduate fellow in the Department of Law, Societies, and Justice at the University of... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Lina Tori Jan (St. Antony’s College | Master of Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government)
27 October 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Biography: Lina Tori Jan is a social entrepreneur, public speaker, and advocate for equality and human rights, with a focus on the rights of women, girls, and refugees. Shaped by her experiences as a... 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
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
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
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr. Mawahib Abubakr (Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics)
3 February 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Qatari Women and the Labour Market- Towards an Empowering Alternative This paper provides analysis of the feminization of labour and elucidate the contradictory factors affect women’s contribution to... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Benjamin Dubrulle (Maison Française d'Oxford)
18 November 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
ZOOM WEBINAR
(Photo credit A. Rachman) ‘God Does not Discriminate’: Inclusive Mosques Politics in France and the United Kingdom In the last ten years, mosques welcoming believers regardless of their gender and... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Mine Yildirim
28 October 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Challenging the Limited View - The Case of the Women in Mosques Movement The place of women in the religious space of mosques in Turkey has been a long debate- more so recently. The Women in Mosques... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Nadia Aghtai (Senior Lecturer in Gender and Violence, University of Bristol)
26 February 2020 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, UWE and Cardiff in the UK conducted a 30 month Economic and Social Research Council-funded project to explore how 'justice' (in its wider sense) is... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Hilary Burrage (Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics)
5 February 2020 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Serious attention to the influence and understandings of men regarding FGM is long over-due. Men may find it convenient not to know much about the practice, and women may not welcome ‘... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Hilary Kalmbach (University of Sussex)
20 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Dr Hilary Kalmbach is a cultural and social historian based at the University of Sussex. She is the founding director of MENACS, the Middle East and North Africa Centre at Sussex and Past President... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Lea Taragin-Zeller (Woolf Institute)
30 October 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Sisterhood, an important feminist strategy of female solidarity, was deeply critiqued during the late 1970’s for the racist and classist assumptions underlying white women’s liberation (Lorde &... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Tomoko Yamagishi (St Antony's College)
5 June 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: National women’s futsal team of Iran won a championship held by the Asian Futsal Confederation in 2015. To put their achievement in the context of gender studies, this presentation... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Behnaz Hosseini (University of Vienna)
15 May 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Sinjar became the center of the world’s attention when one of the most horrifying cases of genocide took place, and also due to women who suffered from acts of violence,... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Kamiar Alaei (Co-president, Institute for International Health and Education)
12 November 2018 - 2:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, Hilda Besse building, St Antony's College
Apologies for the change in the programme but our first speaker was not able to come due to visa issues About the seminar: Dr Kamiar Alaei’s academic, medical and international public health project... Read more

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