Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Netta Cohen (Christ Church, Oxford University)
26 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
In 1981 the Israeli columnist and artist Amos Kenan wrote in his non-fiction essay book Your Land, Your Country : The summer is the season in which we do not know how to live in this country. It is... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Michael Mason, Director of the Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science
19 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Dr Michael Mason, Director of the Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science Biography: Michael Mason is Director of the Middle East Centre and Associate Professor in... 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Anas El Gomati (Sadeq Institute), Mary Fitzgerald (King's College London)
12 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Libya's February 2011 uprisings offered an early example of the dangers of the regional upheavals when met with the military might of a recalcitrant dictator. The civil war that ensued and ultimately... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Shadi Hamid (Brookings Institution; contributing writer, The Atlantic), Professor Nadia Oweidat (University of Kansa)
5 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
It is often noted that the Arab uprisings of 2011 were not started by Islamists, but that these groups were often their initial beneficiaries given their long-standing grassroots presence and their... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Maha Yahya (PhD | Director, Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Centre), Maysoon Pachachi (Film director)
29 January 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Iraq and Lebanon: When the Arab world rose up against failed governance in 2011, Lebanon and Iraq stood out as exceptions to the regional trend. Yet by the end of the decade, massed popular... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dalia Ghanem (Carnegie) , Mohanad Hashim (BBC)
22 January 2021 - 5:00pm
Via ZOOM
"Mass demonstrations in Sudan and Algeria in 2019 led to the removal of long-term presidents Omar Bashir and Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Did this represent a late flourishing of the spirit of the uprisings... Read more

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