Events

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
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Walter Armbrust (St. Antony's College, Oxford)
18 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Dr Walter Armbrust is Hourani Fellow and Associate Professor in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. He is a cultural anthropologist, and author of Mass Culture and Modernism in Egypt (... Read more
Prof Adeel Malik (University of Oxford)
25 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Sudanese Seminar Series
Professor Munzoul Abdalla Assal, Director, Peace Research Institute,, Nima Elbagir, Senior International Correspondent, CNN, Othaylat Suliman, Broadcast Journalist and Media Consultant, Dr Marwa Gibril, Sudan Doctors' Union, UK Branch, Mohanad Hashim, Journalist, BBC, Focus on Africa
26 October 2019 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
No conference fees Hospitality provided during conference Registration essential – please e-mail Dr Ahmed Al-Shahi ( ahmed.al-shahi@sant.ox.ac.uk ) to secure your place
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Behnaz Hosseini (University of Vienna)
30 October 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Sinjar became the center of the world’s attention when one of the most horrifying cases of genocide took place, and also due to women who suffered from acts of violence, psychological trauma, and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Moha Ennaji (President and Co-founder of International Institute for Languages and Cultures (INLAC), Fès, Morocco)
1 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
B orn in the Berber town of Azilal, Morocco, Dr. Moha Ennaji received his higher education in Morocco and the United Kingdom. He holds an MA and a Ph.D in linguistics from the University of Essex. He... Read more
Dr Alain Gresh (Editor of OrientXXI and Le Monde Diplomatique)
8 November 2019 - 5:00pm
About the speaker: Alain Gresh. Born in Cairo (Egypt), in 1948. Master’s Degree of Mathematics (Université Paris VII), 1971. Diploma of Arabic, Institut national des langues et civilisations... Read more
Prof Charles Tripp (University of London), Venetia Porter (The British Museam)
15 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Short bio note for Dr Porter and Prof Tripp: Venetia Porter is a senior curator at the British Museum responsible for the collections of Islamic and Contemporary Middle East art and lead curator for... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Tomoko Yamagishi (Meiji University, Tokyo and St Antony’s College)
20 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
National women’s futsal team of Iran won a championship held by the Asian Futsal Confederation in 2015. To put their achievement in the context of gender studies, this presentation tries to examine... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Maziyar Ghiabi (Wadham College)
22 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Maziyar Ghiabi is departmental lecturer at the Oriental Institute at Oxford University and Titular Lecturer at Wadham College. He obtained his Doctorate in Politics at the University of Oxford (St... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Ceren Lord (St Antony’s College)
29 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Dr Ceren Lord is currently British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow, with Middle East Studies at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA), where she was previously a Sasakawa Peace... Read more
Jonathan Rugman (Foreign Affairs Correspondent at Channel 4 News)
6 December 2019 - 5:00pm