Events archive

MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Basma Al Mutlaq (School of Oriental and African Studies)
25 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: As in other parts of the world, women’s empowerment has gained prominence in today’s Saudi Arabia, with a surge in initiatives and leadership projects – all seeking to address the themes of... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Syahrul Hidayat (University of Exeter; University of Indonesia) and Kevin W. Fogg (Centre for Islamic Studies)
25 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Using previously un-mined data on more than 600 members of Indonesia's Constitutional Assembly (1956-1959), this seminar will present a detailed picture of the political elites of post-independence... Read more
Nora Fisher Onar (Coastal Carolina University)
25 October 2017 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Ankara’s recent illiberal turn has led many to question the compatibility of Islamism and liberalism in Turkey. Yet, a closer reading of the country’s two-century journey across political modernity... Read more