Events archive

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
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Hela Ammar (Artist), Mohamed Kerrou (University of Tunis El Manar)
26 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
The overthrow of Ben Ali's dictatorship in 2011 was revolutionary both in its method and in its outcome, involving mass participation and opening the way for the establishment of democratic... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Irene Schneider (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
24 February 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Irene Schneider is Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies. She received her PhD from Tuebingen University in 1989 and published her Dissertation under the title "Das Bild des Richters in der adab al... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Prof Maja Gildin Zuckerman (Copenhagen Business School)
23 February 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: Zionist emergence and its early developments have often been told either as a person/organisation-centred narrative or a Herderian cultural-geographically distinct account (see Dubnov 2011... Read more
MEC Seminar
Susann Kassem (Oxford University), Shun Watanabe (Kyoto University)., Catherine E. Herrold (Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy), Corinna Mullin (City University of New York), Jacob Mundy (Colgate University), Negar Razavi (University of Pennsylvania), Benjamin Schütze (Arnold Bergstraesser Institute), Kiri Santer (University of Bern)
23 February 2021 - 9:00am to 25 February 2021 - 5:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Generously sponsored by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation Register here for: Tuesday, February 23, 9-10:15 am Junko Chano (Sasakawa Peace Foundation) and Eugene Rogan (University of Oxford) Opening... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Vitaly Naumkin (Russian Academy of Sciences), Alexey Vasiliev (Russian Academy of Sciences)
19 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Russia and the Arab Uprising: While Europe and the United States were caught unprepared for the revolutions of 2011, Russia seized the opportunity to expand its influence over the Middle East and... Read more
MEC Seminar
David Zakarian (Oriental Studies, University of Oxford)
16 February 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
This webinar series will explore various aspects of pre-Modern Middle Eastern history, including talks on early Islam, post-Mongol Iran, Medieval Armenia, and the Ottoman Empire. Each speaker will be... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Jamie Weiner (Oxford)
16 February 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 : The Working Definition of Antisemitism was originally presented in modest terms: a common reference point enabling monitoring bodies to collect data in a manner that permitted cross-... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Anas El Gomati (Sadeq Institute), Mary Fitzgerald (King's College London)
12 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Libya's February 2011 uprisings offered an early example of the dangers of the regional upheavals when met with the military might of a recalcitrant dictator. The civil war that ensued and ultimately... Read more
Leila Farsakh (University of Massachusetts Boston), Bashir Bashir (Open University of Israel), Amal Ghazal (Simon Fraser University), Brian Klug (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford), Hadeel Abu Hussein (Faculty of Law, University of Oxford)
9 February 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Virtual: Zoom Webinar
Abstract This book talk discusses the attempts of leading scholars to consider how the “Jewish Question” and the “Arab Question” are entangled historically and in the present day. It offers critical... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Daniel M Hershkowitz (Oxford)
9 February 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: The German philosopher Martin Heidegger's idiosyncratic and deeply philosophical account of the German volk stood at the heart of his political support of National Socialism. This, however... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Shadi Hamid (Brookings Institution; contributing writer, The Atlantic), Professor Nadia Oweidat (University of Kansa)
5 February 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
It is often noted that the Arab uprisings of 2011 were not started by Islamists, but that these groups were often their initial beneficiaries given their long-standing grassroots presence and their... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr. Mawahib Abubakr (Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics)
3 February 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Qatari Women and the Labour Market- Towards an Empowering Alternative This paper provides analysis of the feminization of labour and elucidate the contradictory factors affect women’s contribution to... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Anna Prashizky (Western Galilee College)
2 February 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 This article explores the mutual influences between urban spaces and ethnic relations and hierarchies in the cultural field. It hinges on the two theoretical arguments: that physical place... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Maha Yahya (PhD | Director, Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Centre), Maysoon Pachachi (Film director)
29 January 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Iraq and Lebanon: When the Arab world rose up against failed governance in 2011, Lebanon and Iraq stood out as exceptions to the regional trend. Yet by the end of the decade, massed popular... Read more

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