Events archive

MEC Seminar
Professor Maria Malmström (Middle Eastern Studies Lund University)
8 October 2019 - 5:00pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
This sophisticated book presents new theoretical and analytical light on the momentous events in the Arab world that began in 2011 and, more importantly, life and politics in the Arab world in the... Read more
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Dr Dörthe Engelcke (Max Planck Institute, Hamburg)
14 June 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Family law – the law regulating marriage, divorce, custody, polygyny and guardianship among others – is one of the most sensitive areas in Muslim-majority countries. Morocco and... Read more
MEC Seminar
Ervand Abrahamian
31 May 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Sponsored in association with Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali, Founder and Chair, Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute About the speaker: Ervand Abrahamian was Distinguished Professor of History and now is... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Benny Morris , Professor Dror Ze'evi
6 May 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Morris and Ze'evi will talk about the destruction of the Armenian, Greek and Assyrian communities of Asia Minor - some 4-5 million people - during the reigns of Abdulhamid II, the... Read more
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
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
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
MEC Seminar
Dr Eyal Chowers (Tel-Aviv)
19 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
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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Professor Guy Burton (Vesalius College)
12 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : How have rising power engaged with the Arab-Israeli conflict? What does this tell us about rising powers and conflict management as well as their behaviour in international politics more... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Menachem Klein (Bar-Ilan)
5 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : Prof. Klein will present a portrait of Abbas as PA President including in comparison to his predecessor - Arafat. Klein deals with these two leaders in my forthcoming book Arafat and Abbas... Read more
MEC Seminar
Relli Shechter (St Antony’s College)
29 January 2019 - 5:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: During the 1970s and early 1980s, Egypt experienced swift economic growth—the result of a regional oil boom. Oddly, this economic growth hardly registered in Egyptian public... Read more

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