Middle East Centre Events Programme for Trinity Term 2019

Middle East Centre Events Programme for Trinity Term 2019

Friday, 26 April 2019 - 9:00am


Time: 5:00pm 
Venue: Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

Tuesday, 30 April
Rethinking Democratization in the Wake of the Arab Spring
Carrie Wickham (Emory University)
Chair: Michael Willis

Friday, May 3
Reflections on Recent Events in the Republic of Sudan
Ahmed Al-Shahi (St Antony’s College), Sara Abdelgalil (Paediatric Consultant, President of Sudan Doctors' Union U.K.), Richard Barltrop (Consultant and researcher on the two Sudans)
Joint event with The Sudanese Programme
Chair: Ahmed Al-Shahi

Monday, 6 May
The Thirty Year Genocide -Turkey's destruction of its Christian minorities, 1894-1924
Benny Morris &  Dror Zeevi
Chair: Laurent Mignon

Friday, 10 May
Desert in the Promised Land: The Politics and Semiotics of Space in Israeli Culture
Yael Zerubavel (Rutgers University)
Chair: Yaacov Yadgar
Joint event with The Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA)

Friday, 31 May
Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Lecture: The 1953 Roots of 1979
Ervand Abrahamian
Chair: Stephanie Cronin

Thursday, 20 June
George Antonius Memorial Lecture
Saeb Erekat (Palestine Liberation Organization Negotiation Affairs Department)
Chair: Eugene Rogan

Women’s Rights Research Seminars

Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College

Wednesday, 15 May
Trafficking and slavery under ISIS: Trauma and rehabilitation of Yezidi female survivors
Behnaz Hosseini (University of Vienna)

Wednesday, 5 June
Women's Football and Futsal in Iran - their challenges and struggles
Tomoko Yamagishi (St Antony's College)