Events archive

MEC Seminar
Ella Shohat (New York University) and Avi Shlaim (St Antony's College)
14 June 2018 - 2:30pm
St Antony's College
Event jointly organised by Middle East Studies at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College
MEC Seminar
Jacqueline Rose (Birkbeck), Kfir Cohen (Van Leer Jerusalem Institute), Moshe Behar (The University of Manchester), Hakem Al-Rustom (Michigan) , Ella Shohat (New York University)
13 June 2018 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Event jointly organised by Middle East Studies at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College
MEC Seminar
Ella Shohat (New York University)
13 June 2018 - 2:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: This lecture examines linguistic belonging as invented within national and colonial itineraries. More specifically, it explores the genealogy of the concept of “Judeo-Arabic language” and... Read more
MEC Seminar
Moncef Marzouki (Former President of the Republic of Tunisia, 2011-2014)
7 June 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Mohamed Moncef Marzouki was the first democratically elected president of Tunisia after the January 14th Revolution in 2011, a seminal moment in modern Arab history which heralded... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr. Katrin A. Jomaa (University of Rhode Island)
31 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Lecture Room 1, the Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE
Nationalism that developed in Europe reached the Muslim world in the 20th century, and it hardly brought peace as it brought ethnic and religious rivalries to the fore. Simultaneously, the growth of... Read more
MEC Seminar
Umran Safter (Director)
18 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
It was the most complex of times… assassinations … insurrections... paranoia … and a sultan who had to rule amidst it all. Why would a sultan confine himself to a palace for 33 years? Could an empire... Read more
MEC Seminar
Avi Shlaim (St Antony's) and Eugene Rogan (St Antony's)
11 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Synopsis: Through riveting and moving personal recollections of both Palestinians and Israelis, 1948: Creation & Catastrophe reveals the shocking events of the most pivotal year in the most... Read more
MEC Seminar
Michal Goldman (Director)
3 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Basic stats: “Nasser’s Republic, the Making of Modern Egypt”, 82 minutes, © 2016 Producer/director: Michal Goldman; English and Arabic with English subtitles. This film was made possible primarily by... Read more
MEC Seminar
George Hawatmeh (Jordan Radio and Television Corporation)
1 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: George Hawatmeh is currently the Chairman of the Board of Jordan Radio and Television Corporation. Before his appointment to head the state-owned JRTVC in June 2016, he was an... Read more
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
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 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
MEC Seminar
Hemin Hawrami (Senior Adviser to President Masoud Barzani) and Ceng Sagnic (Moshe Dayan Centre, Israel)
2 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Ceng Sagnic is a researcher at the Tel Aviv-based Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies (MDC), editor of the monthly MDC publication Turkeyscope and Coordinator of the MDC Kurdish... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Alice Wilson (University of Sussex)
25 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Alice Wilso n is a lecturer in social anthropology at the University of Sussex, UK. Her research interests span political and economic anthropology, with a particular interest in radical experiences... Read more
MEC Seminar
Jessica Maya Marglin (University of Southern California)
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Through the experiences of a single Jewish family, this lecture charts how the law helped Jews to integrate into Muslim society. Drawing on previously untapped documents in Hebrew, Arabic,... Read more

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