Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Ceren Lord (St Antony’s College)
29 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Dr Ceren Lord is currently British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow, with Middle East Studies at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA), where she was previously a Sasakawa Peace... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Maziyar Ghiabi (Wadham College)
22 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Maziyar Ghiabi is departmental lecturer at the Oriental Institute at Oxford University and Titular Lecturer at Wadham College. He obtained his Doctorate in Politics at the University of Oxford (St... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Prof Charles Tripp (University of London), Venetia Porter (The British Museam)
15 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Short bio note for Dr Porter and Prof Tripp: Venetia Porter is a senior curator at the British Museum responsible for the collections of Islamic and Contemporary Middle East art and lead curator for... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Alain Gresh (Editor of OrientXXI and Le Monde Diplomatique)
8 November 2019 - 5:00pm
About the speaker: Alain Gresh. Born in Cairo (Egypt), in 1948. Master’s Degree of Mathematics (Université Paris VII), 1971. Diploma of Arabic, Institut national des langues et civilisations... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Moha Ennaji (President and Co-founder of International Institute for Languages and Cultures (INLAC), Fès, Morocco)
1 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
B orn in the Berber town of Azilal, Morocco, Dr. Moha Ennaji received his higher education in Morocco and the United Kingdom. He holds an MA and a Ph.D in linguistics from the University of Essex. He... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Prof Adeel Malik (University of Oxford)
25 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Adeel Malik is Globe Fellow in the Economies of Muslim Societies at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies and Associate Professor at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Walter Armbrust (St. Antony's College, Oxford)
18 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Dr Walter Armbrust is Hourani Fellow and Associate Professor in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. He is a cultural anthropologist, and author of Mass Culture and Modernism in Egypt (... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Yael Zerubavel (Professor Emerita of Jewish Studies and History, Rutgers University)
10 May 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Joint event with The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) About the seminar: At once an ecological phenomenon and a cultural construction, the desert has varied associations in Zionist and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi (Research Fellow, St Antony's College, Trustee of the Sudanese Programme), Dr Sara Abdelgalil (Paediatric Consultant, President of Sudan Doctors' Union U.K.), Dr Richard Barltrop (Consultant and researcher on the two Sudans, Trustee of the Sudanese Programme)
3 May 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Joint event with The Sudanese Programme About the speakers: Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi is a Research Fellow and, since 2002 co-Founder of The Sudanese Programme . He is a social anthropologist whose research... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Rory McCarthy (Magdalen College, Oxford)
8 March 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: In the wake of the Arab uprisings, the Tunisian Islamist movement al-Nahda voted to transform itself into a political party that would for the first time withdraw from a preaching... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Andrew Arsan (University of Cambridge)
1 March 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Much ink has been spilled in recent years on the phenomena of populism and neoliberalism - increasingly, it seems to many, the defining traits of our late modern world. Scholars and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Heba Morayef (Amnesty International)
22 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Heba Morayef is Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Regional Director. Prior to that she was Associate Director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights in... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Abbas Kadhim (Atlantic Council)
15 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Dr. Abbas Kadhim leads the Atlantic Council Iraq Initiative. He is an Iraq expert and author of Reclaiming Iraq: The 1920 Revolution and the Founding of the Modern State . He... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Sir John Chilcot
8 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: The seminar will consider the Iraq Inquiry’s origins, terms of reference, mode of operation, and issues which arose in the course of its work, in framing its conclusions, and on... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Nick Westcott (Director Royal African Society and Associate at SOAS)
1 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised with the European Studies Centre (ESC) About the seminar: Since the Lisbon Treaty came into force in 2011 and the European Union pledged to reinforce its foreign policy cooperation... Read more

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