Events archive

Israel Studies Seminar
Hagar Kotef (SOAS) 
23 November 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
In this talk, based on her book,  The Colonizing Self , Kotef explores the cultural, political, and theoretical apparatuses that enable people and nations to construct a home on the ruins of other... Read more
MEC Seminar
Touraj Atabaki, Max Ajl, Philip Marfleet
22 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: The Global Cold War and Developmentalism... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Michael Mason, Director of the Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science
19 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Dr Michael Mason, Director of the Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science Biography: Michael Mason is Director of the Middle East Centre and Associate Professor in... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Maral Sahebjame (Near and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Washington)
17 November 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Maral Sahebjame, is a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies PhD program and a graduate fellow in the Department of Law, Societies, and Justice at the University of... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Amnon Aran (City University) 
16 November 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
This is the first study of Israeli foreign policy towards the Middle East and selected world powers including China, India, the European Union and the United States since the end of the Cold War. The... Read more
MEC Seminar
Nathaniel George, Yvonne Albers, Zeina Maasri
15 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk detials: Revolution, Counterrevolution, Empire, and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Mattin Biglari (SOAS, University of London)
12 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Bio: Mattin Biglari is a Research Associate and Teaching Fellow at SOAS. His research focuses on the intersection of energy, environment, infrastructure and labour, especially in the history of Iran... Read more
MEC Seminar
Youssef Cherif (Director, Columbia Global Centers|Tunis), Dr Anne Wolf (Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford)
10 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Youssef Cherif runs the Columbia Global Centers | Tunis, the North and West African research centre of Columbia University. He is a Tunis-based political analyst, member of Carnegie’s Civic Activism... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Michael Karayanni (Hebrew University)
9 November 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
The religion-and-state debate in Israel is Jewish centred and systematically disregards the Palestinian-Arab minority. This is rather puzzling. For the religion-and-state debate in many other... Read more
MEC Seminar
Ali Mirsepassi, Arash Azizi, Siavush Ranjbar Daemi
8 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: Being in Iran in the long 1970s:... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Manal Shehabi, Academic Visitor, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford; Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
5 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: The combination of oil price volatility and the accelerated energy transitions away from hydrocarbons to meet climate change mitigation measures have presented existential threats to the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Eldad Ben Aharon (Groningen) 
2 November 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
In a milestone vote in late 2019, both the US House of Representatives and Senate overturned more than forty years of precedent to pass a bill declaring that the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by... Read more
MEC Seminar
Jiayi Zhu, William Figueroa, Leonard Michael, Idriss Jebari
1 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: From Beijing to Ankara: Global Maoism in... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Jamie Furniss, Institut de recherche sur le Maghreb contemporain (Tunis)/Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh
29 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
St Antony's College, Investcorp Lecture Theatre & ZOOM
Bio statement: Jamie Furniss is currently a researcher at the Institut de recherche sur le Maghreb contemporain in Tunis, on leave from a position as a lecturer in Social Anthropology at the... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Lina Tori Jan (St. Antony’s College | Master of Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government)
27 October 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Biography: Lina Tori Jan is a social entrepreneur, public speaker, and advocate for equality and human rights, with a focus on the rights of women, girls, and refugees. Shaped by her experiences as a... Read more

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