Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Michael Feener (Sultan of Oman Fellow, OCIS)
11 March 2016 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
9 March 2016 - 7:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Week theme: The City and the Village in Contemporary Turkish Cinema Egg (2007; 97 minutes) – Semih Kaplanoğlu Yumurta, or Egg, is the first in a trilogy of films by Kaplanoğlu that follow the poet-... Read more
Max Blumenthal (Senior Editor of Alternet's Grayzone Project and author of The 51 Day War: Ruin and Resistance in Gaza (2015)), Dr Tariq Ramadan (Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Middle East Centre), Dr Sudhir Hazareesingh (Fellow in Politics, Balliol College, Oxford), Dr Karma Nabulsi (Fellow in Politics, St. Edmund Hall, Oxford)
4 March 2016 - 7:00pm
Auditorium, Investcorp Building, St Antony's College
The event will be chaired by the Campaign for Racial Awareness and Equality (CRAE). Cosponsored by: Oxford Students' Palestine Society, Oxford Arab Cultural Society, Rhodes Must Fall, Jewish Students... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Tariq Ramadan (Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Middle East Centre)
4 March 2016 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
2 March 2016 - 7:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Week theme: Memory and the Lebanese Civil War Shelter (2015, 20 minutes) – Tamara Qiblawi "Shelter" recreates an underground history of Lebanon, by focusing on an epicenter of communal activity... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Marilyn Booth (Al Saud Professor, Magdalen College)
26 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
24 February 2016 - 7:30pm
Auditorium, Investcorp Building
Week theme: Revisiting Tahrir Discussant: Chihab El Khachab (DPhil candidate, University of Oxford)
MEC Seminar
Dr Relli Shechter (Department of Middle East Studies, Ben-Gurion University, Israel)
24 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Zuzanna Olszewska (Associate Professor in the Middle East, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford)
24 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building
MEC Seminar
Dr Gilles Dorronsoro (Nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment, previously professor of political science at the Sorbonne in Paris and the Institute of Political Studies of Rennes), Arthur Quesnay (PhD candidate in the sectarian conflict in Iraq in Political science at the Panthéon-Sorbonne University), Adam Baczko (PhD candidate at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris) and Research Fellow at the Noria South Asia Program)
22 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Auditorium, Investcorp Building
Co-hosted by Maison française d'Oxford and the Middle East Centre: Adam Baczko is a Junior Research Fellow at the ERC-funded CivilWars program, Panthéon-Sorbonne University and a Phd candidate in... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Avi Shlaim (Emeritus Fellow, Middle East Centre), Richard Makepeace (Registrar, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies)
19 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
17 February 2016 - 7:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Week theme: Narrating the Iranian Underground No One Knows About Persian Cats (2010; 102 minutes) – Bahman Ghobadi This semi-documentary follows a group of twenty-something Iranian indie-rock... Read more
MEC Seminar
Sir Adam Roberts (Emeritus Professor of International Relations, Oxford University), Dr Michael Willis (HM King Mohammed VI Fellow in Moroccan and Mediterranean Studies, Middle East Centre), Rory McCarthy (DPhil candidate, Oxford University), Professor Timothy Garton Ash (Professor of European Studies, European Studies Centre)
16 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
The Sudanese Programme [Sponsored by the Middle East Centre and African Studies Centre]
13 February 2016 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Adeel Malik (Globe Fellow, Islamic Centre Lecturer in the Economies of Muslim Societies)
12 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium

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