Events archive

Israel Studies Seminar
Larissa Remennick (Bar-Ilan)
18 February 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract: In this lecture, I reflect on the origins and present condition of the new (post-2010) Israeli diaspora in Berlin. Based on 10 months of participant observation, I map out the main sub-... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Hadeel Abu Hussein (Oxford)
11 February 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract: This paper addresses the historical stages of the Palestinian Arab citizens in Israel with respect to their political formation and social experience as individuals and a collective... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Lotem Perry-Hazan (Haifa)
4 February 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract Haredi education has been dominated by the Ashkenazic Haredi Independent Education school network since the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948. During the 1980s the Sephardic... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Heather Munro (Durham)
28 January 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract: Discrimination against Sephardim has become a growing issue in the Haredi world in Israel, but one which has taken a backseat to the more pressing questions of gender inequality and the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Peter Bergamin
21 January 2020 - 5:00pm
The Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Book launch event for Peter Bergamin's new book, The Making of the Israeli Far-Right: Abba Ahimeir and Zionist Ideology. About this Event Jois us for the launch of Peter Bergamins new book, The... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Seyed Ali Alavi (SOAS)
21 January 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract: Examining the nature of relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Palestine, the talk investigates the relationship between state and authorities in the Middle East. Analysing the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr. Tamar Calahorra (Hebrew University in Jerusalem)
3 December 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Politicians, whether they be ordinary MPs and or government ministers (GMs), compete on the ability to influence policy outcomes. After elections and the formation of government, they do... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Nancy Hawker (The Aga Khan University)
26 November 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: In the governing institutions of Israel, Arabic is suppressed. This practice crystallised in the early years of the state: there were points in history where it might not have gone in the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Yoav Ronel (Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem)
19 November 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: My talk will deal with the representations of a melancholic national and subjective desire, in the prose of Micha Yosef Berdichevsky (1865-1921), one of the prominent figures of the revival... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Avihu Shoshana (University of Haifa)
12 November 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: This ethnographic study examines how micro-inequality operates face-to-face in everyday (or actually everynight) context of the nocturnal space of night clubs, focusing in particular on the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Mr Jonathan Leslie (SOAS London)
5 November 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract Years after the Islamic Republic of Iran resumed its nuclear development program, Israeli leaders began constructing a narrative aimed at instilling in their polity the fear of Iran as an... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Dr Moriel Ram (Institute of Advanced Studies)
29 October 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: My paper examines how sand and snow produce potent imageries and physical realities which both solidify and undermine social hierarchies, cultural imagination and power relations. Focusing... Read more