Events archive

MEC Seminar
Professor Carrie Wickham (Emory University)
30 April 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Developments in the Middle East in the wake of the Arab Spring underscore the fact that the legacies of authoritarian rule are difficult to unravel. With the lone exception of... Read more
26 April 2019 - 9:00am
TRINITY TERM 2019 ----------------- Time: 5:00pm Venue: Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College Tuesday, 30 April Rethinking Democratization in the Wake of the Arab Spring Carrie Wickham (... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Rory McCarthy (Magdalen College, Oxford)
8 March 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: In the wake of the Arab uprisings, the Tunisian Islamist movement al-Nahda voted to transform itself into a political party that would for the first time withdraw from a preaching... Read more
MEC Seminar
Zep Kalb (UCLA) , James Landale (BBC)
5 March 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Title 1: Protests as Weapon: The US Sanction Strategy and Social Bargaining in Iran The US has partly justified the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran with reference to the rising... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Avner Offer
5 March 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : Israel scores very high internationally in the reported happiness of its Jewish inhabitants, and government politicians make much of that survey result. On the face of it there is a... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Andrew Arsan (University of Cambridge)
1 March 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Much ink has been spilled in recent years on the phenomena of populism and neoliberalism - increasingly, it seems to many, the defining traits of our late modern world. Scholars and... Read more
Touraj Atabaki (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam), Stephanie Cronin (University of Oxford) , Siavush Randjbar Daemi (University of St Andrews)
28 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Paper titles: Stephanie Cronin (University of Oxford) - The Global 1970s and the Iranian Revolution. The Iranian revolution of 1977-79 has usually been analysed within the confines of national... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr. Ibrahim Khatib (Oxford)
26 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : In the context of protracted conflict, is there a relation between identity and willingness for reconciliation, and in what way does this relation exist? The current study checks the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Imane Chaara (QEH Oxford), Dr Doris Gray (Al Akhawayn University), Dr Nadia Sonneveld (Radboud University)
25 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speakers: Dr. Imane Chaara (QEH Oxford) Title: Moroccan Mothers' Religiosity. Impact on Daughters' Education Abstract: The participation of mothers in decisions within their household has... Read more
MEC Seminar
23 February 2019 - 9:00am
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The following themes are central to the title of the Conference: 1. The New State: what went wrong and why? 2. The Political Future of South Sudan 3. Future Relations between Republic of Sudan and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Heba Morayef (Amnesty International)
22 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Heba Morayef is Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Regional Director. Prior to that she was Associate Director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights in... Read more
Dr Özlem Belçim Galip (Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellow, The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford)
20 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: A movement is observable that sees Kurdish migrant women moving from oppression within a traditional, patriarchal society; ethnic oppression; and being stuck between secularism and... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Eyal Chowers (Tel-Aviv)
19 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Abbas Kadhim (Atlantic Council)
15 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Dr. Abbas Kadhim leads the Atlantic Council Iraq Initiative. He is an Iraq expert and author of Reclaiming Iraq: The 1920 Revolution and the Founding of the Modern State . He... Read more
MEC Seminar
Elife Biçer-Deveci (St Antony’s College), Philippe Bourmaud (Jean Moulin University Lyon 3), Nicolas Elias ((French School at Athens)
12 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Paper titles: Dr Elife Bicer – Deveci Alcohol: A Battlefield between Modernism and Islamism in Turkey Dr Nicolas Elias (French School at Athens): The Drinking Dervishes. Inebriation as disciplinary... Read more

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