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MEC Seminar
Introduction by Eugene Rogan (Director of the Middle East Centre, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, St Antony's College)
27 April 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the Film In a world torn by conflict—in a place where the idea of peace has been abandoned—an energy of determined optimism emerges. When someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Sir Vincent Fean KCVO
9 March 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Born in Burnley 65 years ago, Sir Vincent studied French and German at Sheffield, then joined the Diplomatic Service. He learned some Arabic, and divided his time between Europe... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Alexandre Toumarkine (INALCO, Paris), Ceren Lord (Sasakawa Fellow, Oxford), Katja Triplett (University of Göttingen and Visiting Scholar at the Oriental Institute)
2 March 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speakers: Ceren Lord is a Post-Doctoral Research Officer in Middle East Studies at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies at the University of Oxford. She completed her PhD in May... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Richard Guy (Consultant Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals), Omar Abdel-Mannan (Paediatrician), Debbie Harrington (Consultant Obstetrician)
23 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Richard Guy (Consultant Surgeon):"Teaching Medicine in Gaza: the Oxford Companionship" Omar Abdel-Mannan (Paediatrician):"Healthcare Under Siege" Debbie Harrington (Consultant Obstetrician):"... Read more
MEC Seminar
Norman G. Finkelstein
23 February 2018 - 12:30pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Tea and coffee will be provided. About the speaker: Norman G. Finkelstein received his PhD from the Princeton University Politics Department in 1988. He is the author of ten books that have been... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Mariam Memarsadeghi (Tavaana)
21 February 2018 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College
About the speaker: Mariam Memarsadeghi is co-founder and co-director of Tavaana: E-Learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society. Launched in 2010, the virtual institute offers secure democracy and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Anne Sa’adah (Dartmouth College)
16 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Anne Sa'adah holds an A.B. in Social Studies and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University and is the Joel Parker Professor of Law and Political Science Emerita at... Read more
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
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*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

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