Events archive

MEC Seminar
Nathaniel George, Yvonne Albers, Zeina Maasri
15 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk detials: Revolution, Counterrevolution, Empire, and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Mattin Biglari (SOAS, University of London)
12 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Bio: Mattin Biglari is a Research Associate and Teaching Fellow at SOAS. His research focuses on the intersection of energy, environment, infrastructure and labour, especially in the history of Iran... Read more
MEC Seminar
Youssef Cherif (Director, Columbia Global Centers|Tunis), Dr Anne Wolf (Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford)
10 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Youssef Cherif runs the Columbia Global Centers | Tunis, the North and West African research centre of Columbia University. He is a Tunis-based political analyst, member of Carnegie’s Civic Activism... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Michael Karayanni (Hebrew University)
9 November 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
The religion-and-state debate in Israel is Jewish centred and systematically disregards the Palestinian-Arab minority. This is rather puzzling. For the religion-and-state debate in many other... Read more
MEC Seminar
Ali Mirsepassi, Arash Azizi, Siavush Ranjbar Daemi
8 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: Being in Iran in the long 1970s:... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Manal Shehabi, Academic Visitor, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford; Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
5 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: The combination of oil price volatility and the accelerated energy transitions away from hydrocarbons to meet climate change mitigation measures have presented existential threats to the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Eldad Ben Aharon (Groningen) 
2 November 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
In a milestone vote in late 2019, both the US House of Representatives and Senate overturned more than forty years of precedent to pass a bill declaring that the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by... Read more
MEC Seminar
Jiayi Zhu, William Figueroa, Leonard Michael, Idriss Jebari
1 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: From Beijing to Ankara: Global Maoism in... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Jamie Furniss, Institut de recherche sur le Maghreb contemporain (Tunis)/Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh
29 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
St Antony's College, Investcorp Lecture Theatre & ZOOM
Bio statement: Jamie Furniss is currently a researcher at the Institut de recherche sur le Maghreb contemporain in Tunis, on leave from a position as a lecturer in Social Anthropology at the... 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
Israel Studies Seminar
Kathrin Bachleitner (Oxford)
26 October 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
The duty to remember the Holocaust, the profession of responsibility for the atrocities committed, the admission of guilt and shame on the part of all Germans with the ensuing effort to atone for the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Sune Haugbolle, Pelle Valentin Olsen, Sorcha Thomson
25 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: Reconstructing Entangled Relations between... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Hussam Hussein, Lecturer in International Relations at DPIR, Oxford Martin School Fellow in Water Diplomacy, and Fulford Junior Research Fellow at Somerville College
22 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Biography: Dr. Hussam Hussein’s research focuses on the role of discourses in shaping water policies in the Middle East, on transboundary water governance, and on issues related to the political... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Atalia Omer (Notre Dame)
19 October 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
In the same way that it is no longer possible to talk about antisemitism without also thinking about Israel/Palestine, it is no longer possible to imagine Jewish ethics outside the realities of... Read more
MEC Seminar
Marral Shamshiri-Fard, Golnar Nikpour, Jeremy Randall, Fadi Kafeety
18 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series ( (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: Challenging empire in the Persian Gulf:... Read more

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