Events

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
James Barr (King's College London)
19 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Thanks to the now-infamous 1953 conspiracy to oust Iran’s prime minister, Mohammed Mosaddeq, the prevailing wisdom is that Britain and America colluded in the Middle East. In his talk James... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Seth Anziska (Mohamed S. Farsi-Polonsky Lecturer in Jewish-Muslim Relations, University College London)
26 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Dr. Seth Anziska is the Mohamed S. Farsi-Polonsky Lecturer in Jewish-Muslim Relations at University College London. His research and teaching focuses on Palestinian and Israeli... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Harith al-Qarawee (Central European University), Hayder al-Khoei (Centre for Academic Shi'a Studies), Renad Mansour (Chatham House)
2 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
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Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Ali Mirsepassi (Albert Gallatin Research Excellence Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University)
9 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Ali Mirsepassi is professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies at New York University. He is also director of Iranian Studies Initiative at NYU. He was a 2007-2009 Carnegie... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Karl Sharro (architect, satirist and Middle East commentator)
16 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Joint event with the Oxford Arab Society. About the speaker: Karl is an architect, satirist and commentator on the Middle East. He is the author of And Then God Created the Middle East and Said ‘Let... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Marwan Bishara (Al Jazeera/St Antony's College)
23 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Dr. Marwan Bishara is a political sociologist and the senior political analyst for Al Jazeera network. He is the author of The Invisible Arab, Palestine Israel: Peace or Apartheid... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Shelagh Weir (Former Curator, British Museum), Jan.Lady Chalmers (Palestinian History Tapestry), Doaa Hammoudeh (St Antony’s College), Karl Sabbagh (Documentary maker and writer)
30 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
The Palestinian History Tapestry illustrates the history of the Land of Palestine, from the Neolithic era to the present. It has been made by Palestinian women within and outside Palestine, many of... Read more