Events archive

MEC Seminar
David Tal (Sussex)
30 October 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) Abour the seminar: In December 1962 President John F. Kennedy told Israel’s foreign minister,... Read more
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Dr Homa Katouzian (Iran Heritage Foundation Research Fellow, St Antony's)
23 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the book : Khalil Maleki (1901-1969) was a selfless campaigner for democracy and social welfare in twentieth-century Iran. His was a unique approach to politics, prioritising the criticism of... Read more
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Yakov Rabkin (Montreal)
23 October 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) About the speaker: Yakov M. Rabkin is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of... Read more
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Zach Vertin (Princeton University)
20 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Joint event with Sudanese Programme, African Studies Centre and the Centre for International Studies. Light refreshments will be served betwen 4 and 5pm in the Buttery, Hilda Besse building at St... Read more
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Ghil’ad Zuckermann (Adelaide)
16 October 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) About the speaker: Ghil'ad Zuckerman is Professor of Linguistics and Endangered Languages and... Read more
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Yaacov Yadgar (Oxford)
9 October 2018 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised by The Middle East Centre & The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA) About the speaker: Yaacov Yadgar is the Stanley Lewis Professor of Israel Studies at the Oxford... Read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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