Events archive

MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Nacim Pak-Shiraz (Chair in Cinema and Iran, and Head of the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies,University of Edinburgh)
11 May 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Middle East Centre Board Room, St Antony's College and ZOOM
By examining a number of contemporary Iranian films, this paper will present the legal, social, and pollical challenges that woman face in accessing space in Iranian society. These filmic... Read more
10 May 2022 - 6:00pm
Start date: 10 May 17:00 End date: 10 May 17:00 Location: Latin American Centre https://lac.web.ox.ac.uk/node/2479646
Israel Studies Seminar
Tony Shaw (Hertfordshire), Giora Goodman (Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee)
10 May 2022 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
Seminar Room 5, St Anne's College
From Frank Sinatra's early pro-Zionist rallying to Steven Spielberg's present-day peace-making, Hollywood has long enjoyed a 'special relationship' with Israel. Based on a newly-published book by... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Amogh Sharma (Oxford)
10 May 2022 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
During the 1980s, the Indian electorate was characterized by a rise in partisan de-alignment and an increased volatility in its voting intensions. How did India’s political elites respond to the... Read more
Professor Matthew T. Lee (Harvard), Dr David Johnson (Oxford)
9 May 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's
A talk for the Templeton World Charity Foundation-funded research project on Education, Purpose and Human Flourishing in Uncertain Times Free and open to the public To attend in person, please... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Federica Prina (Glasgow)
9 May 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Anish Gawande (Oxford)
9 May 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
In 2019, the Indian government unilaterally revoked the autonomy of the disputed region of Kashmir amidst one of the harshest and longest military blockades and communications blackouts in history of... Read more
6 May 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre https://nissan.web.ox.ac.uk/node/2482336
5 May 2022 - 3:30pm
Start date: 5 May 15:30 End date: 5 May 15:30 Location: Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College A Keynote Lecture by Dr. Joanna Lipper, PhD https://africanstudies.web.ox.ac.uk/node/2481341
4 May 2022 - 4:30pm
Location: Rector’s Drawing Room, Exeter College https://lac.web.ox.ac.uk/node/2480306
Philippe Marlière (University College London)
3 May 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ESC Seminar Room and Zoom
To attend in person, please register on Eventbrite . To attend online, please register on Zoom . The French presidential elections have taken place on April 10th and 24th. The turnout in the second... Read more
MEC Seminar
Roger Hardy (Former Middle East analyst with the BBC World Service)
3 May 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
‘A History of Palestine in Twelve Photographs’ Roger Hardy Photography is an underused resource in the study of modern Palestine. Photographers, both Western and local, suffered from religious,... Read more
3 May 2022 - 3:00pm
Start date: 3 May 14:00 End date: 3 May 14:00 Location: Latin American Centre https://lac.web.ox.ac.uk/node/2483451
Israel Studies Seminar
Matan Flum (UCL)
3 May 2022 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
Seminar Room 5, St Anne's College
The Israeli ma’abarot (transition camps) are one of the most ignored chapters in Israeli political, historical and cultural discourse. In 1952 there were 132 ma'abarot in Israel and 250 thousand... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Anwesha Roy (Oxford)
3 May 2022 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
This talk will look at the years 1940–42 in Bengal with a view to analyse the social fuel that made the Quit India Movement possible in the province. War-time colonial policies created multiple... Read more

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