Events archive

MEC Seminar
Sune Haugbolle, Pelle Valentin Olsen, Sorcha Thomson
25 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: Reconstructing Entangled Relations between... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Hussam Hussein, Lecturer in International Relations at DPIR, Oxford Martin School Fellow in Water Diplomacy, and Fulford Junior Research Fellow at Somerville College
22 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Biography: Dr. Hussam Hussein’s research focuses on the role of discourses in shaping water policies in the Middle East, on transboundary water governance, and on issues related to the political... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Atalia Omer (Notre Dame)
19 October 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
In the same way that it is no longer possible to talk about antisemitism without also thinking about Israel/Palestine, it is no longer possible to imagine Jewish ethics outside the realities of... Read more
MEC Seminar
Marral Shamshiri-Fard, Golnar Nikpour, Jeremy Randall, Fadi Kafeety
18 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series ( (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: Challenging empire in the Persian Gulf:... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
15 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Registration essential: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fDqBJn-PTyCaLq07ys9dRA
Suzanne Schneider (Deputy Director of the Brooklyn Institute of Social Research)
12 October 2021 - 5:00pm
St Antony's, Nissan Lecture Theatre
Pre-booing essrntial limited capacity https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/suzanne-schneider-book-talk-tickets-181010536387 In this authoritative, accessible study, historian Suzanne Schneider examines the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Shay Hazkani (University of Maryland)
12 October 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
Dear Palestine: A Social History of the 1948 War  by Shay Hazkani offers a new history of the 1948 war, based on personal letters of “ordinary” Jews and Arabs. The book also examines previously... Read more
MEC Seminar
Cyrus Schayegh, Stephanie Cronin (St Antony's College)
11 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM Webinar - This is the opening session for The Middle East c.1960-1980 - Global and Transnational Perspectives. Subsequent sessions will be held online from 5 pm UK time every Monday in Michaelmas term
This is the opening session for The Middle East c.1960-1980 - Global and Transnational Perspectives. The subsquent sessions will then be held online from 5 pm UK time every Monday in Michaelmas term... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Jonathan C. Kaplan (University of Technology, Sydney)
15 June 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: In June 1938, only four months after the so-called Anschluss , the Nazi administration in Salzburg region announced a ban on Jews and other non-Aryans dressing in local Volkstrachten —both... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Rachel Rojanski (Brown University)
8 June 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: Challenging the commonly held view that Yiddish was suppressed and even banned by the Israeli authorities, Rachel Rojanski offers a radical new interpretation of the interaction between... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Hannah Elsisi (Pembroke College, University of Cambridge)
2 June 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Bio: Dr Hannah Elsisi is a Junior Research Fellow at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge. Before joining Pembroke, Hannah was lecturer in Middle East, Gender and Global History at King's... Read more
27 May 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
The Oxford Syria Society is excited to be hosting an event to discuss the Syrian National Congress of 1919, considered the first national parliament in the modern history of Syria. We are honoured to... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Paula Kabalo, Ben-Gurion University
25 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: At the centre of this study stands the organizational array of civic and voluntary entities that represented sectors and subgroups in the Jewish population of pre-independence and formative... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Orkideh Behrouzan (SOAS University of London)
21 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Iran has been one of the worst hit countries by the Coronavirus pandemic, while its pandemic response has been shaped by the politicization of the outbreak and the securitization of information about... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Daniel M Hershkowitz (Oxford)
18 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
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

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