Events archive

Israel Studies Seminar
Hadeel Abu Hussein (Research fellow at the Middle East Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford University
27 October 2020 - 2:15pm
Virtual Seminar
Teams virtual meeting link: URL: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ODQ2MjY5ODYtMzg0Y... Abstract: This paper addresses the historical stages of the Palestinian Arab citizens in... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Maryam Alemzadeh (Princeton), Siavush Randjbar-Daemi (St Andrews), author of The Quest for Authority in Iran: a history of the presidency from revolution to Rouhani (2017)
23 October 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM
Scholars have shown the dictatorial function of the parallel political system of the Islamic Republic: although the authoritarian office of supreme leadership and the security apparatuses strictly... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Alaa Al Aswany, author of The Dictatorship Syndrome (2019)
16 October 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM
REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/8016019718162/WN_2rDjqUTcT5-ddp... Alaa Al Aswany is Egypt’s most celebrated novelist and essayist whose books are runaway... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Sandy Kedar (Haifa)
13 October 2020 - 2:15pm
Virtual Seminar
Teams URL seminar link: URL: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ZGRmZGY4NjAtN2FmZ... Abstract: Kedar will present his book, Emptied Lands (co-authored with Amara and Yiftachel).... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Elie Podeh
8 May 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Bio: Elie Podeh is Bamberger and Fuld Professor in the History of the Muslim Peoples in the Department of Islamic and Middle East Studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He serves as the... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Anoush Ehteshami (Professor of International Relations in the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University)
13 March 2020 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Bio: Professor Anoush Ehteshami is Professor of International Relations in the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University. He is the Nasser al-Mohammad al-Sabah Chair in... Read more
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson (Chief of Staff, US Department of State, 2002-2005)
12 March 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Lawrence Wilkerson's last positions in government were as Secretary of State Colin Powell's Chief of Staff (2002-05), Associate Director of the State Department's Policy Planning staff under the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
10 March 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Robert Springborg, Kings College London
6 March 2020 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
BIO: Robert Springborg is a non-resident Research Fellow of the Italian Institute of International Affairs, Rome, and Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver. Formerly he was Professor... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Nitzan Lebovic (Lehigh)
3 March 2020 - 2:15pm
Abstract: On Zionism and Melancholia tells the story of the early Zionist settlement in Palestine from the viewpoint of failure and melancholia. An untold history of this period ignores the high rate... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Ferdinand Eibl, Kings College London
28 February 2020 - 5:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Ferdinand is Lecturer in Political Economy at King’s College London. He completed his DPhil in Politics and MPhil in Modern Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Sophie Chamas (SOAS, University of London), Dr Hicham Safieddine (King’s College London) , Joumana Talhouk (University of Oxford)
27 February 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
October 17, 2019 marked the beginning of the Lebanese uprising, the largest decentralised protests in the post-war Lebanon. Thousands of people overcame sectarian and political divides and gathered... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Nadia Aghtai (Senior Lecturer in Gender and Violence, University of Bristol)
26 February 2020 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, UWE and Cardiff in the UK conducted a 30 month Economic and Social Research Council-funded project to explore how 'justice' (in its wider sense) is... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Hizky Shoham (Bar-Ilan)
25 February 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract: Are boycotts emotional outbursts or practical political tools? The proposed paper looks at the emotional aspects of the public debate that raged in Jewish Palestine in the 1930s about the... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
James Kleinfield (investigative journalist at Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit)
21 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
James Kleinfeld is an investigative journalist at Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit. In 2016, he spent five months undercover as a pro-Israel advocate for the ‘Lobby USA’ series. His latest work has... Read more

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