Events archive

MEC Seminar
Dr Ibrahim al-Marashi , Kate Clark
25 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstracts: Ibrahim Al-Marashi - Contesting the "Graveyard of Empires" Trope: Situating Afghanistan within Middle East History" First, this talk will examine the relevance of history, particularly... 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
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
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
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
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
MEC Seminar
Sune Haugbolle, Pelle Valentin Olsen, Sorcha Thomson
25 October 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: Reconstructing Entangled Relations between... Read more
MEC Seminar
Marral Shamshiri-Fard, Golnar Nikpour, Jeremy Randall, Fadi Kafeety
18 October 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: Challenging empire in the Persian Gulf:... Read more
MEC Seminar
Cyrus Schayegh, Stephanie Cronin (St Antony's College)
11 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM Webinar - This is the opening session for The Middle East c.1960-1980 - Global and Transnational Perspectives. Subsequent sessions will be held online from 5 pm UK time every Monday in Michaelmas term
This is the opening session for The Middle East c.1960-1980 - Global and Transnational Perspectives. The subsquent sessions will then be held online from 5 pm UK time every Monday in Michaelmas term... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Orkideh Behrouzan (SOAS University of London)
21 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Iran has been one of the worst hit countries by the Coronavirus pandemic, while its pandemic response has been shaped by the politicization of the outbreak and the securitization of information about... Read more
MEC Seminar
Hamid Dabashi (Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York)
30 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Bio: Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He received a dual PhD in Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies from the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Eugene Rogan(St Antony's College), Professor Dina Rizk Khoury (George Washington University), Professor Charles Tripp (SOAS, University of London)
2 March 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Free, online, in Partnership with the St Antony’s College Middle East Centre, With Eugene Rogan, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, University of Oxford, and author of The Fall of the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Susann Kassem (Oxford University), Shun Watanabe (Kyoto University)., Catherine E. Herrold (Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy), Corinna Mullin (City University of New York), Jacob Mundy (Colgate University), Negar Razavi (University of Pennsylvania), Benjamin Schütze (Arnold Bergstraesser Institute), Kiri Santer (University of Bern)
23 February 2021 - 9:00am to 25 February 2021 - 5:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Generously sponsored by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation Register here for: Tuesday, February 23, 9-10:15 am Junko Chano (Sasakawa Peace Foundation) and Eugene Rogan (University of Oxford) Opening... Read more
MEC Seminar
David Zakarian (Oriental Studies, University of Oxford)
16 February 2021 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
This webinar series will explore various aspects of pre-Modern Middle Eastern history, including talks on early Islam, post-Mongol Iran, Medieval Armenia, and the Ottoman Empire. Each speaker will be... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Sophie Chamas (SOAS, University of London), Dr Hicham Safieddine (King’s College London) , Joumana Talhouk (University of Oxford)
27 February 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
October 17, 2019 marked the beginning of the Lebanese uprising, the largest decentralised protests in the post-war Lebanon. Thousands of people overcame sectarian and political divides and gathered... Read more

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