'The war cuts deep into the everyday realities, into our most intimate relations, disfigures the familiar. Against this violence, my mother holds on to life and stays attuned to its...Read more
'The past in Russia has long been plasticine in official hands and certain themes became a state monopoly under President Vladimir Putin'
RESC Emeritus Professor Robert...Read more
'Both Kadyrov and Putin have been claimed to be suffering from terminal illnesses. On several occasions, both have been reported to have died, only to appear in public soon after'...Read more
Professor Christopher Gerry, former Fellow of St Antony's, has been appointed as the Acting Rector of the University of Central Asia (UCA), effective from 1 January 2024.
Chris moved from...Read more
We are proud to have joined Oxford Hub's Schools Plus twinning programme and look forward to working together with Windale Primary School.
Oxford Hub, a local charity, launched an ambitious...Read more
'Israel is an important partner for Russia in the Middle East, but amid the war in Gaza and Moscow’s rapprochement with Hamas, ties between the two countries are at their lowest in recent...Read more
A chance discovery of an artistic Soviet Ukrainian family’s portfolio prompts curator Myroslava Hartmond to reappraise the importance of life’s small kindnesses
The Middle East Centre Archive is pleased to present the St Antony’s College 2023 Advent Calendar
Special Collections often have unexpected treasures, and the Middle East Centre Archive is...Read more
My presence at Oxford is a testament to the idea that barriers can be overcome and dreams can be realised through relentless determination and resilience.
'In Blood on the Snow, Robert Service returns to the subject that has formed the backbone of his long and distinguished career: the Russian Revolution'