Events archive

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
Various speakers
12 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Zoom webinar
As Oxford’s most international college and home to seven regional area studies centres, St Antony’s College is well-placed for a cross-centre discussion on the issue of vaccine diplomacy as an... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Marie Ladier-Fouladi (CNRS)/ CETOBaC)
12 May 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Marie Ladier-Fouladi is a senior Researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)/ CETOBaC (Centre d’Études Turques, Ottomanes, Balkaniques et Centrasiatiques) and professor of... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Michal Shaul, Herzog College
11 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: The talk will discuss the shaping of Holocaust memory in the Ultraorthodox (Haredi) society in Israel and the survivors’ role in this process. The reappearance of Ultraorthodox society on... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Prof Aron Shai (Tel Aviv University)
4 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: A close examination of one unique Jewish group that was active at the turn of the century, between the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of Great Britain in the Middle East, a... Read more
MEC Seminar
Hamid Dabashi (Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York)
30 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Bio: Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He received a dual PhD in Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies from the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Ben Kasstan, University of Bristol
27 April 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: Drawing on an ethnographic study into child care and health in Jerusalem, this paper explores the cultural politics of protection that surrounds responses to public health intervention... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Anoush Ehteshami (Durham University)
12 March 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
The Arab uprisings of a decade ago threatened to redraw the political map of the Middle East and North Africa region, and set in motion forces that as first sight appeared to be out of the control of... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Elana Shapira (University of the Applied Arts, Vienna)
9 March 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: Berta Zuckerkandl grew up witnessing her father, publisher of the newspaper Neues Wiener Tagblatt , Moritz Szeps’s stormy career and political engagements. Moritz Szeps was a close advisor... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Marc Owen Jones (Hamad Bin Khalifa University), Dr. Sahar Khamis (University of Maryland)
5 March 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Ten years after the eruption of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings, which had a wide range of eclectic outcomes, it became obvious that the transitions to democratization have been derailed in the so-... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Eugene Rogan(St Antony's College), Professor Dina Rizk Khoury (George Washington University), Professor Charles Tripp (SOAS, University of London)
2 March 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Free, online, in Partnership with the St Antony’s College Middle East Centre, With Eugene Rogan, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, University of Oxford, and author of The Fall of the... Read more

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