Events archive

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Derek Averre (CREES, Birmingham)
26 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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
Danijela Dolenec (University of Zagreb), Chiara Milan (Scuola Normale Superiore (Italy)), Julia Rone (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge), Daniel Smilov (University of Sofia)
10 March 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom webinar
Please register here Abtract Throughout the last years all the states in South East Europe at some point or another experienced mass protests and rallies some of which had a severe impact on the... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Alessandro Iandolo (Politics and International Relations, Oxford)
9 March 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
In 1964, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) was born with an ambitious objective: convincing UN member states to lower or remove all barriers to the free circulation of... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Elana Shapira (University of the Applied Arts, Vienna)
9 March 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: Berta Zuckerkandl grew up witnessing her father, publisher of the newspaper Neues Wiener Tagblatt , Moritz Szeps’s stormy career and political engagements. Moritz Szeps was a close advisor... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor David Szakonyi (George Washington University)
8 March 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Graduate Students
8 March 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Join us at this seminar, where MSt and first-year DPhil students will be presenting on their dissertation projects. 4.00 -4.20pm Imran Visram - The scriptural canonisation of Indo-Ismaili ginān... 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
Bertil Emrah Oder (Koç University Law School), Ersin Mahmut Kalaycıoğlu (Sabanci University), Murat Sevinc (Constitutional Law scholar, formerly Ankara University, Faculty of Political Science)
3 March 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom webinar
Please register here SEESOX SEMINAR SERIES The panel will focus on the shrinking role of the Parliament and Judiciary vis-à-vis the executive power in the context of Turkey’s ‘new constitution’.... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Eugene Rogan(St Antony's College), Professor Dina Rizk Khoury (George Washington University), Professor Charles Tripp (SOAS, University of London)
2 March 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Free, online, in Partnership with the St Antony’s College Middle East Centre, With Eugene Rogan, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, University of Oxford, and author of The Fall of the... Read more
Visiting Parliamentary Fellows Programme
Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE, Ruth Davidson MSP, Lord David Frost CMG
2 March 2021 - 5:00pm
Online event via Zoom
This is the capstone session of the “Beyond Brexit” series convened by our Visiting Parliamentary Fellows, Lord Dobbs and Baroness Smith. Speakers will discuss the political, diplomatic and economic... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Talita Ilacqua (Deakin Visiting Fellow, St Antony’s College, Oxford)
2 March 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
The paper will explore the birth and development of an idea of region in the French Basque country in the aftermath of the French Revolution, thus countering the frequent view that regionalism, as a... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Yael Berda (Hebrew University)
2 March 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
via Teams Live Events. Please use the links below to join the sessions; no password or software installation required.
Abstract : Yael Berda will present the fourth chapter (titled “Effective Inefficiency”) of her book Living Emergency (Stanford University Press 2017), showing how the bureaucracy of the occupation,... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Julie Vig (University of Toronto)
2 March 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
How can Sikh cultural production in the premodern and early modern period be placed within and understood through wider cultural and literary movements and forces such as the world of Brajbhasha... Read more