Events archive

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
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
MEC Seminar
Zep Kalb (UCLA) , James Landale (BBC)
5 March 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Title 1: Protests as Weapon: The US Sanction Strategy and Social Bargaining in Iran The US has partly justified the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran with reference to the rising... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Avner Offer
5 March 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : Israel scores very high internationally in the reported happiness of its Jewish inhabitants, and government politicians make much of that survey result. On the face of it there is a... 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
Touraj Atabaki (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam), Stephanie Cronin (University of Oxford) , Siavush Randjbar Daemi (University of St Andrews)
28 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Paper titles: Stephanie Cronin (University of Oxford) - The Global 1970s and the Iranian Revolution. The Iranian revolution of 1977-79 has usually been analysed within the confines of national... Read more

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