Events archive

MEC Seminar
Professor Maria Malmström (Middle Eastern Studies Lund University)
8 October 2019 - 5:00pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
This sophisticated book presents new theoretical and analytical light on the momentous events in the Arab world that began in 2011 and, more importantly, life and politics in the Arab world in the... Read more
Dr Saeb Erekat (Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization)
20 June 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
All welcome! Followed by a Drinks Reception at 6:15pm. MEC Library Browse n’ Buy Book Sale Thursday 20th June 2019, 3.30pm – 7pm Investcorp Building, Lower Ground Floor Special Offers 3 books for £5... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Dörthe Engelcke (Max Planck Institute, Hamburg)
14 June 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Family law – the law regulating marriage, divorce, custody, polygyny and guardianship among others – is one of the most sensitive areas in Muslim-majority countries. Morocco and... Read more
Michael Willis (St Antony’s College), James McDougall (Trinity College), Hicham Yezza (Ceasefire Magazine) , Latefa Guemar (University of East London) 
10 June 2019 - 1:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Since late February, millions of Algerians have been taking to the streets of towns and cities across the country in massive, peaceful, weekly demonstrations. President Abdelaziz... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Tomoko Yamagishi (St Antony's College)
5 June 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: National women’s futsal team of Iran won a championship held by the Asian Futsal Confederation in 2015. To put their achievement in the context of gender studies, this presentation... Read more
MEC Seminar
Ervand Abrahamian
31 May 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Sponsored in association with Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali, Founder and Chair, Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute About the speaker: Ervand Abrahamian was Distinguished Professor of History and now is... Read more
25 May 2019 - 9:15am
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Convenors: Laurent Mignon, University of Oxford Hatsuki Aishima, National Museum of Ethnology Supported by: The John Fell Fund, University of Oxford Japan Society for the Promotion of Science KAKENHI... Read more
Armando Salvatore (McGill University)
24 May 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
The event is part of the following conference: Neither Near Nor Far:Encounters and Exchanges between Japan and the Middle East Convenors: Laurent Mignon, University of Oxford Hatsuki Aishima,... Read more
24 May 2019 - 2:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Masoud Taheri’s documentary film on the life and works of Toshihiko Izutsu. The event is part of the following conference - Neither Near Nor Far: Encounters and Exchanges between Japan and the Middle... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Behnaz Hosseini (University of Vienna)
15 May 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Sinjar became the center of the world’s attention when one of the most horrifying cases of genocide took place, and also due to women who suffered from acts of violence,... 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
MEC Seminar
Professor Benny Morris , Professor Dror Ze'evi
6 May 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Morris and Ze'evi will talk about the destruction of the Armenian, Greek and Assyrian communities of Asia Minor - some 4-5 million people - during the reigns of Abdulhamid II, the... 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
MEC Seminar
Professor Carrie Wickham (Emory University)
30 April 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Developments in the Middle East in the wake of the Arab Spring underscore the fact that the legacies of authoritarian rule are difficult to unravel. With the lone exception of... Read more
26 April 2019 - 9:00am
TRINITY TERM 2019 ----------------- Time: 5:00pm Venue: Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College Tuesday, 30 April Rethinking Democratization in the Wake of the Arab Spring Carrie Wickham (... Read more

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