Events archive

MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Elife Biçer-Deveci(St Antony’s)
14 February 2018 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College
About the speaker: Dr. Elife Biçer-Deveci is postdoctoral fellow of Swiss National Science Foundation and academic visitor at the Middle East Centre, St. Antony’s College. Biçer-Deveci is specialised... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Karl Sabbagh (the Director), Avi Shlaim (St Antony’s)
9 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Film screening followed by discussion with the Director Karl Sabbagh is a British-Palestinian writer and documentary maker. He was educated at King's College, Cambridge, and then joined the BBC as a... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
François Burgat (Aix Marseille University)
2 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
François Burgat is a senior researcher (DR1) in political science at the CNRS based at the IREMAM in Aix-en-Provence. He was between May 2008 and April 2013 director of the Institut français du... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Max Weiss (Princeton)
26 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Max Weiss is Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. He is the author of In the Shadow of Sectarianism: Law, Shi`ism, and the Making of... Read more
26 January 2018 - 9:00am to 28 January 2018 - 3:30pm
Please check the programme
*Please note, spaces for this event are strictly limited and only ticket holders will be able to attend. Please contact mideastconf@pmb.ox.ac.uk if you have any further questions. ** Tickets are not... Read more
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

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