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Dace Dzenovska (School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford), Elena Genova (University of Nottingham)
6 May 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Zoom webinar
Please register here Abstracts: In her talk, Dace Dzenovska will elaborate the phenomenon of existential sovereignty on the basis of an analysis of how government and non-government actors handle the... 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
South Asia Seminar
Noaman G Ali (LUMS)
4 May 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online - Registration needed
This paper examines how the encounter of radical activism and peasant militancy reshaped economic and political relations—indeed, the forms and functions of informal and state institutions—in... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Mark Plant (Centre for Global Development), Mark Henstridge and Stevan Lee (Oxford Policy Management)
3 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
This online event features as one of several this term which focusses on 'Political economy of European climate action', and is hosted by the European Political Economy Project (EUPEP) at the... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Andrej Krickovic (HSE, Moscow)
3 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
Over the last few decades, China and Russia have developed a fruitful “status partnership” which has helped them overcome their disadvantages as outsiders to the dominant Western status hierarchy (... Read more
Margrit Pernau (Max Planck Institute for Human Development)
3 May 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
If we think about emotions today, we tend to imagine them as interior to a subject with well-defined boundaries, deciding which emotions to let in and which expressions to let out. The history of... 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
Emerita Romila Thapar (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
30 April 2021 - 1:00pm
Online
Romila Thapar is Emeritus Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She is an Honorary Fellow of SOAS and of St Antony’s College and Lady Margaret Hall at Oxford, and the... Read more
Ralf Dahrendorf Lecture
Catherine de Vries (Bocconi University)
29 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
Annual Ralf Dahrendorf Memorial Lecture The European Union is facing one of the rockiest periods in its existence: how to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic aftermath. While... 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
South Asia Seminar
Himanshu Jha (Heidelberg)
27 April 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online - Registration needed
In Capturing Institutional Change: The Case of the Right to Information Act in India, I examine the how and why of institutional change through the lenses of transformation in the ‘information regime... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Ian Parry (IMF), Michael Mehling (University of Strathclyde; Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
26 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
Please register here This online event features as one of several this term which focusses on 'Political economy of European climate action', and is hosted by the European Political Economy Project (... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Derek Averre (CREES, Birmingham)
26 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
This seminar presentation will examine how Russia has negotiated a decade of turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Among the key questions to be discussed are: To what extent is Russia’... Read more
Sudipta Sen (University of California, Davis)
26 April 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
This talk focuses on the idea of spolia, which has a long and illustrious genealogy in political discourse, beginning with the display of objects seized and monuments destroyed or assimilated into... 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

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