Events archive

MEC Seminar
Hannah Elsisi (Merton College), Hugh Sandeman (Amnesty International), Federico Varese (Nuffield College)
24 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Followed by discussion The 25 of January is the anniversary of Giulio Regeni disappearance in the streets of Cairo. Already two years have passed without Giulio and still no significant progress was... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Madawi al-Rasheed (LSE) , Courtney Freer (LSE)
19 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speakers: Dr Courtney Freer is a Research Officer at the Kuwait Programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Her work focuses on the domestic politics of the... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Roham Alvandi (LSE) , Hossein Bastani (BBC) , Dr Roja Fazaeli (Trinity College, Dublin)
1 December 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
[Event funded by the Antonian Fund and the MEC​] About the speakers: Dr Roham Alvandi is Associate Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is... Read more
30 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Followed by Q&A with the Director - Mary Jirmanus Saba [Co-sponsored by the Centre for Lebanese Studies] SYNOPSIS A car with a loudspeaker on its roof is driving through southern Lebanon. The old... Read more
30 November 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
[Co-sponsored by the Centre for Lebanese Studies] Interest in social movements in the Arab World piqued following the so-called Arab Spring and heralded a series of publications, some of which... Read more
Dr Sarah El-Richani (Centre for Lebanese Studies, St. Antony’s)
28 November 2017 - 5:00pm
The Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the author: Dr. Phil. Sarah El-Richani is visiting fellow at the Centre for Lebanese Studies, St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford and from January 2018, Assistant Professor at the... Read more
Noa Landau (Editor-in-Chief at Haaretz English Edition)
27 November 2017 - 5:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Noa Landau is the editor Haaretz’s English edition, the paper’s incoming Diplomatic Correspondent, and formerly Head of the Haaretz News Department. Prior to Haaretz, Landau worked... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Hugh Roberts (Tufts University)
24 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Dr Hugh Roberts is the Edward Keller Professor of North African and Middle Eastern History at Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA and a specialist on North African... Read more
Ilan Pappé (Professor of History, and Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter)
22 November 2017 - 7:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
[Co-organised by the Oxford Students' Palestine Society, Oxford Jewish Students for Justice in Palestine, and the Oxford SU Campaign for Racial Awareness and Equality] About the speakers: Professor... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Ms Helen Lackner (London Middle East Institute (LMEI)
17 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Helen Lackner worked as a consultant in social aspects of rural development for four decades in over thirty countries, mostly in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. She is... Read more
Dr Ziad Majed (The American University of Paris)
15 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Ziad Majed, a Lebanese/French political scientist, is an associate professor of Middle East studies and International Affairs at the American University of Paris. His research... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Joanna De Groot (University of York)
15 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Joanna de Groot has interests in three main areas. Her initial research into the social history of Iran in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries has led to work on various aspects... Read more
15 November 2017 - 9:00am to 16 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Wednesday venue: Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College Thursday venue: Maison Françoise d’Oxford Panels are open to the public and students but places are limited and prior registration... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Hatsuki Aishima (National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka)
10 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Hatsuki Aishima is a social anthropologist specialising in Islam and public culture in the contemporary Middle East. She received her MA from Kyoto University (Area Studies, 2002)... Read more
7 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Please join us for an informal discussion with one of Turkey’s most inspiring and successful grassroots youth NGOs. YGA Founder Sinan Yaman and YGA President Asude Altıntaş will give brief... Read more

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