Name: MEC Administrator
St Anthonys College

Events this person is hosting:

Wednesday 18 November 2020 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Feminists in the eyes of God: theories and practices of queer Muslim women in Britain
Date: 18 November 2020, 14:00 - 15:30 (Wednesday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Dr Benjamin Dubrulle (Maison Française d'Oxford)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organisers: Dr Nazila Ghanea ((Department for Continuing Education University of Oxford)), Dr Soraya Tremayne (University of Oxford), Professor Marilyn Booth (Al Saud Professor, Magdalen College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Tuesday 9 February 2021 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

The Arab and the Jewish Questions: Geographies of Engagement in Palestine and Beyond
Date: 9 February 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Bashir Bashir (Open University of Israel), Leila Farsakh (University of Massachusetts Boston), Amal Ghazal (Simon Fraser University), Brian Klug (Universiy of Oxford), Hadeel Abu Hussein (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 21 May 2021 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

War on Bodies: Moral Immunity and the Psychopolitics of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Iran
Date: 21 May 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 4th week, Trinity 2021)
Speaker s: Dr Orkideh Behrouzan (SOAS University of London), Dr Maziyar Ghiabi (Wellcome Trust Lecturer in Medical Humanities, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Monday 11 October 2021 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives - Opening session
Date: 11 October 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Cyrus Schayegh, Stephanie Cronin (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: ZOOM Webinar - This is the opening session for The Middle East c.1960-1980 - Global and Transnational Perspectives. Subsequent sessions will be held online from 5 pm UK time every Monday in Michaelmas term
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 15 October 2021 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)

Roundtable: The Environment and the Middle East
Date: 15 October 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker Various Speakers
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Antony's College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 22 October 2021 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

MEC Friday Webinar Series - Dr Hussam Hussein - The politics of water scarcity in the case of Jordan
Date: 22 October 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr. Hussam Hussein, Lecturer in International Relations at DPIR, Oxford Martin School Fellow in Water Diplomacy, and Fulford Junior Research Fellow at Somerville College
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 27 October 2021 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Exclusion and Resistance: The Betrayal of the Afghan Peace Process
Date: 27 October 2021, 14:00 - 15:00 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Lina Tori Jan (St. Antony’s College | Master of Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government)
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organisers: Dr Nazila Ghanea ((Department for Continuing Education University of Oxford)), Dr Soraya Tremayne (University of Oxford), Professor Marilyn Booth (Al Saud Professor, Magdalen College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 29 October 2021 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

MEC Friday Webinar Series - The Blue-Clad Fennec: Authoritarian Environmentalism in Tunisia, and its Afterlives
Date: 29 October 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr. Jamie Furniss, Institut de recherche sur le Maghreb contemporain (Tunis)/Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 5 November 2021 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)

MEC Friday Webinar Series -Environment Discounted: Energy and Economic Diversification Plans in the Gulf
Date: 5 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr. Manal Shehabi, Academic Visitor, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford; Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Monday 8 November 2021 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series - Late Pahlavi Iran
Date: 8 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Ali Mirsepassi, Arash Azizi, Siavush Ranjbar Daemi, Edmund Herzig
Venue Details: ZOOM
Organiser: Middle East Centre
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 10 November 2021 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Tunisian Political Crisis; the end of Democracy?
Date: 10 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Wednesday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Youssef Cherif (Director, Columbia Global Centers|Tunis), Dr Anne Wolf (Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford)
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 12 November 2021 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Air Pollution, Toxicity, and Environmental Politics in the History of Iranian Oil Nationalisation
Date: 12 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Mattin Biglari (SOAS London)
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Monday 15 November 2021 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series - Lebanon
Date: 15 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Nathaniel George, Yvonne Albers, Zeina Maasri, Fadi Bardawil
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: Middle East Centre
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 17 November 2021 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Social Change through Presence: White Marriage in Iran
Date: 17 November 2021, 16:00 - 17:00 (Wednesday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Maral Sahebjame (Near and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Washington)
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organisers: Dr Nazila Ghanea ((Department for Continuing Education University of Oxford)), Dr Soraya Tremayne (University of Oxford)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 19 November 2021 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Failing Flows: The Politics of Water Management in Southern Iraq
Date: 19 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Michael Mason (Director of the Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Monday 22 November 2021 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series - The Developmental State
Date: 22 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Touraj Atabaki, Max Ajl, Philip Marfleet, Cyrus Schayegh
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: Middle East Centre
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Thursday 25 November 2021 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Afghanistan and the Middle East
Date: 25 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Dr Ibrahim al-Marashi (California State University), Kate Clark (Journalist)
Venue Details: ZOOM
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 26 November 2021 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Climate, Colonialism, and Zionism in Palestine (1882-1948): New Historiographical Perspectives
Date: 26 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Netta Cohen (Christ Church, Oxford University)
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Monday 29 November 2021 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series - Gender in the Global Middle East and North Africa
Date: 29 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Faika Çelik, Aliye Gamze Sarıtunalı, Amy Kallander, Hannah Elsisi Ashmawi, Laleh Khalili
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: Middle East Centre
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 3 December 2021 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

What does political ecology tell us about the environmental crises in the Middle East
Date: 3 December 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Christian Henderson, Assistant Professor at Leiden Institute for Area Studies, Leiden University
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 26 January 2022 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar - Religion
Date: 26 January 2022, 15:00 - 15:30 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Madawi al-Rasheed (LSE), Pascal Menoret (Brandeis University)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 9 February 2022 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar - Sovereignty
Date: 9 February 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 4th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Neguin Yavari (University of Leipzig), Samy Ayoub (University of Texas-Austin)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 16 February 2022 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

A New Cold War in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)?
Date: 16 February 2022, 17:00 - 18:15 (Wednesday, 5th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Dr Guy Burton (Adjunct Professor, Brussels School of Governance), Dr Christopher M. Davidson (Associate fellow, RUSI), Dr Diana Galeeva (Academic Visitor to St. Antony’s College, Oxford University), Dr Michael Willis (St. Antony's College, Oxford University)
Venue Details: St. Antony's College
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 23 February 2022 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar - Violence
Date: 23 February 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 6th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Murad Idris (University of Michigan), Nesrine Badawi (American University in Cairo)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 9 March 2022 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar - Law
Date: 9 March 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 8th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Mohammad Fadel (University of Toronto)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 27 April 2022 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar Series - Seminar 1 - EMPIRE
Date: 27 April 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 1st week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker s: Janet O’Brien, The Courtauld, Azfar Moin, University of Texas-Austin
Venue Details: Online Webinar via ZOOM
Organiser: Middle East Centre
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 29 April 2022 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

BOOK LAUNCH 'Algiers’ lynching, 1956. A social history of colonial racism'
Date: 29 April 2022, 17:00 - 18:30 (Friday, 1st week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker s: Andrea Brazzoduro (MFO/Turin), James McDougall (Trinity)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: The Middle East Centre Board Room
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Tuesday 3 May 2022 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

The Bride: An Illustrated History of Palestine, 1850-1948
Date: 3 May 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Roger Hardy (Former Middle East analyst with the BBC World Service)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 25 May 2022 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar Series - Seminar 2 - ARAB SPRING
Date: 25 May 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 5th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker s: Maria Malmström, Lund University, Usaama al-Azami, University of Oxford
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 1 June 2022 (6th Week, Trinity Term)

A Match Made in Heaven: Love and Piety in Iranian Spousal Selection
Date: 1 June 2022, 14:00 - 15:15 (Wednesday, 6th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Dr. Ramina Sotoudeh, Nuffield College, University of Oxford
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Middle East Centre Board Room, St Antony's College & ZOOM
Organisers: Dr Nazila Ghanea ((Department for Continuing Education University of Oxford)), Dr Soraya Tremayne (University of Oxford), Professor Marilyn Booth (Al Saud Professor, Magdalen College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 3 June 2022 (6th Week, Trinity Term)

The Potential Impact of European Aids on National Curriculum in Emerging Entities Under and Post-Conflicts: Palestine As a Case
Date: 3 June 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 6th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Haya Fayyad Abu Hussein (Birzeit University/ Palestine)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 15 June 2022 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar Series - Seminar 3 - RELIGION
Date: 15 June 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 8th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker s: Rushain Abbasi, Stanford University, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Northwestern University
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 22 June 2022 (9th Week, Trinity Term)

CANCELLED - Oxford Political Thought Seminar Series - Seminar 4 - MARXISM
Date: 22 June 2022, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 9th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker s: Fadi Bardawil, Duke University, Nadia Bou Ali, American University of Beirut
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Events this person is organising:

Friday 16 October 2020 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Dictatorship Syndrome (REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL)
Date: 16 October 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Alaa Al Aswany
Venue Details: ZOOM
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Eugene Rogan (St Antony's College, Oxford)

Friday 23 October 2020 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Authoritarian or Revolutionary? Reflections on the Nature of the State in the Islamic Republic of Iran (REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL)
Date: 23 October 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker s: Maryam Alemzadeh ((Princeton)), Siavush Randjbar-Daemi ((St Andrews))
Venue Details: ZOOM
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Prof Edmund Herzig (University of Oxford)

Friday 30 October 2020 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Illiberal Liberals and the Future of Dictatorship in Egypt (REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL)
Date: 30 October 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker s: Dalia Fahmy ((Long Island University)), Daanish Faruqi ((Duke))
Venue Details: ZOOM
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Dr Usaama Al-Azami ((Faculty of Oriental Studies, Oxford))

Friday 13 November 2020 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Trajectory of the Tunisian Revolution: between Continuities and Disjunctures (REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL)
Date: 13 November 2020, 17:30 - 18:30 (Friday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Professor Sami Zemni ((Ghent))
Venue Details: ZOOM
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Friday 20 November 2020 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Apocalymbo: Trickster Politics in the Age of the Pandemic (and Other Crises) (REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL)
Date: 20 November 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Dr Walter Armbrust (MEC Albert Hourani Fellow)
Venue Details: ZOOM
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Dr Michael Willis (St Antony's College)

Friday 27 November 2020 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Why Syria Still Matters and Why Assad is Still There
Date: 27 November 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker s: Dr Lina Khatib ((Chatham)), Jeremy Bowen ((BBC News))
Venue Details: ZOOM
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Dr Michael Willis (St Antony's College)

Friday 4 December 2020 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The logic of chaos: The pattern of dictatorships (REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL)
Date: 4 December 2020, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Speaker : Ece Temelkuran
Venue Details: ZOOM
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Laurent Mignon (University of Oxford)

Friday 22 January 2021 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Algeria and Sudan: A Late Spring or an Early Summer?
Date: 22 January 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 1st week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Mohanad Hashim (BBC), Dalia Ghanem (Carnegie)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Michael Willis (St Antony's)

Friday 29 January 2021 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Iraq and Lebanon – Revolt Against Sectarianism?
Date: 29 January 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Maha Yahya ((Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Centre)), Maysoun Pachachi ((Film Director))
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Professor Eugene Rogan (University of Oxford)

Friday 5 February 2021 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

The Place of Religion After the Uprisings
Date: 5 February 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 3rd week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Shadi Hamid (Brookings), Nadia Oweidat (University of Kansa)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Dr Usaama Al-Azami ((Faculty of Oriental Studies, Oxford))

Tuesday 9 February 2021 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

The Arab and the Jewish Questions: Geographies of Engagement in Palestine and Beyond
Date: 9 February 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Bashir Bashir (Open University of Israel), Leila Farsakh (University of Massachusetts Boston), Amal Ghazal (Simon Fraser University), Brian Klug (Universiy of Oxford), Hadeel Abu Hussein (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 12 February 2021 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Libya: Past, Present and Future
Date: 12 February 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 4th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Anas al-Gomati (Sadeq Institute), Mary Fitzgerald (King's College London)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Dr Usaama Al-Azami ((Faculty of Oriental Studies, Oxford))

Friday 19 February 2021 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Russia and the Arab Uprisings
Date: 19 February 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 5th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Vitaly Naumkin (Russian Academy of Sciences), Alexey Vasiliev (Russian Academy of Sciences)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Professor Eugene Rogan (University of Oxford)

Friday 26 February 2021 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Tunisia – Unfinished Revolutions (Held jointly with the British-Tunisian Society)
Date: 26 February 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 6th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Hela Ammar, Mohamed Kerrou (University of Tunis El Manar)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: Professor Charles Tripp (SOAS London), Dr Michael Willis (St Antony's College)

Friday 5 March 2021 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Counter-Revolutions Vs. Counter-Marginalization Movements: (Re)Visiting the Online Tug-of-War a Decade After the Arab Spring
Date: 5 March 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 7th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker s: Dr. Marc Owen Jones ((Hamad Bin Khalifa University)), Dr Sahar Mohamed Khamis ((University of Maryland))
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Dr Walter Armbrust (MEC Albert Hourani Fellow)

Friday 12 March 2021 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Annual Lecture - Iran and the Arab Uprisings: Opportunity Grasped or Squandered?
Date: 12 March 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 8th week, Hilary 2021)
Speaker : Professor Anoush Ehteshami (Durham University)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Dr Stephanie Cronin ((St Antony's College, Oxford))

Friday 30 April 2021 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

Hamid Dabashi in conversation about his new book:The Last Muslim Intellectual: The Life and Legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad
Date: 30 April 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 1st week, Trinity 2021)
Speaker : Hamid Dabashi ((Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York))
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Friday 21 May 2021 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

War on Bodies: Moral Immunity and the Psychopolitics of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Iran
Date: 21 May 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 4th week, Trinity 2021)
Speaker s: Dr Orkideh Behrouzan (SOAS University of London), Dr Maziyar Ghiabi (Wellcome Trust Lecturer in Medical Humanities, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Monday 11 October 2021 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives - Opening session
Date: 11 October 2021, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Cyrus Schayegh, Stephanie Cronin (University of Oxford)
Venue Details: ZOOM Webinar - This is the opening session for The Middle East c.1960-1980 - Global and Transnational Perspectives. Subsequent sessions will be held online from 5 pm UK time every Monday in Michaelmas term
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 22 October 2021 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

MEC Friday Webinar Series - Dr Hussam Hussein - The politics of water scarcity in the case of Jordan
Date: 22 October 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr. Hussam Hussein, Lecturer in International Relations at DPIR, Oxford Martin School Fellow in Water Diplomacy, and Fulford Junior Research Fellow at Somerville College
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 29 October 2021 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

MEC Friday Webinar Series - The Blue-Clad Fennec: Authoritarian Environmentalism in Tunisia, and its Afterlives
Date: 29 October 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr. Jamie Furniss, Institut de recherche sur le Maghreb contemporain (Tunis)/Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 5 November 2021 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)

MEC Friday Webinar Series -Environment Discounted: Energy and Economic Diversification Plans in the Gulf
Date: 5 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr. Manal Shehabi, Academic Visitor, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford; Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 10 November 2021 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

The Tunisian Political Crisis; the end of Democracy?
Date: 10 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Wednesday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Youssef Cherif (Director, Columbia Global Centers|Tunis), Dr Anne Wolf (Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford)
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 12 November 2021 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Air Pollution, Toxicity, and Environmental Politics in the History of Iranian Oil Nationalisation
Date: 12 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Mattin Biglari (SOAS London)
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 19 November 2021 (6th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Failing Flows: The Politics of Water Management in Southern Iraq
Date: 19 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Michael Mason (Director of the Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Thursday 25 November 2021 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Afghanistan and the Middle East
Date: 25 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Dr Ibrahim al-Marashi (California State University), Kate Clark (Journalist)
Venue Details: ZOOM
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 26 November 2021 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Climate, Colonialism, and Zionism in Palestine (1882-1948): New Historiographical Perspectives
Date: 26 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Netta Cohen (Christ Church, Oxford University)
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 3 December 2021 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

What does political ecology tell us about the environmental crises in the Middle East
Date: 3 December 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Christian Henderson, Assistant Professor at Leiden Institute for Area Studies, Leiden University
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 12 January 2022 (0th Week, Hilary Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar - Caliphate
Date: 12 January 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 0th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Hüseyin Yilmaz (George Mason University), Elizabeth Alexandrin (University of Manitoba)
Venue Details: ZOOM Online Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Middle East Centre

Friday 21 January 2022 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

Book launch: Islam and the Arab Revolutions
Date: 21 January 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 1st week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Usaama Al-Azami (St.Antony's College)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Dr Michael Willis (St Antony's College)

Wednesday 26 January 2022 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar - Religion
Date: 26 January 2022, 15:00 - 15:30 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Madawi al-Rasheed (LSE), Pascal Menoret (Brandeis University)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 28 January 2022 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

The Fate of Colonial Elites in Post-Colonial Regimes: Evidence from the 1952 Egyptian Revolution
Date: 28 January 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Dr Neil Ketchley (Associate Professor in Politics, St Antony’s College)
Venue Details: Zoom Webinar
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: Professor Walter Armbrust (St Antony’s College)

Friday 4 February 2022 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

HYBRID EVENT - The Career and Communities of Zaynab Fawwaz: Feminist Thinking in Fin-de-siècle Egypt
Date: 4 February 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 3rd week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Dr Marilyn Booth (Magdalen College, Oxford)
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 9 February 2022 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar - Sovereignty
Date: 9 February 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 4th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Neguin Yavari (University of Leipzig), Samy Ayoub (University of Texas-Austin)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 11 February 2022 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

HYBRID EVENT - Book Launch: Uncoupling Language and Religion: An Exploration into the Margins of Turkish Literature
Date: 11 February 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 4th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Laurent Mignon (St. Antony's College)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 16 February 2022 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

A New Cold War in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)?
Date: 16 February 2022, 17:00 - 18:15 (Wednesday, 5th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Dr Guy Burton (Adjunct Professor, Brussels School of Governance), Dr Christopher M. Davidson (Associate fellow, RUSI), Dr Diana Galeeva (Academic Visitor to St. Antony’s College, Oxford University), Dr Michael Willis (St. Antony's College, Oxford University)
Venue Details: St. Antony's College
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 18 February 2022 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

HYBRID EVENT - All Jihad Is Local: the Micro-Politics of Militant Islamism in 1980s Lebanon and Beyond
Date: 18 February 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 5th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Raphael Lefevre (St.Antony's College)
Venue Details: investcorp Lecture Theatre and ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 23 February 2022 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar - Violence
Date: 23 February 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 6th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Murad Idris (University of Michigan), Nesrine Badawi (American University in Cairo)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Thursday 24 February 2022 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

(Film showing) 'Lebanon. Explosion of Anger' film by Krzysztof Dzięciołowski
Date: 24 February 2022, 17:00 - 20:30 (Thursday, 6th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Michael Willis (St. Antony's College), Raphaël Lefèvre (Department of Politics and International Relations), Krzysztof Dzięciołowski
Venue Details: St. Antony's College
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Friday 25 February 2022 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

HYBRID EVENT - The Global Merchants: The Enterprise and Extravagance of the Sassoon Dynasty
Date: 25 February 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 6th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Joseph Sassoon (Director of the Centre for Contemporary Arab Studies and Professor of History and Political Economy at Georgetown University)
Venue: St Catherine's College, Manor Road OX1 3UJ
Venue Details: Investcorp Lecture Theatre and Zoom
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Friday 4 March 2022 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

HYBRID EVENT - Panel Discussion – The Future of Syria
Date: 4 March 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 7th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Ms Waad Alkhatib (Film Maker, For Sama)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Investcorp Lecture Theatre and Zoom
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 9 March 2022 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar - Law
Date: 9 March 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 8th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Mohammad Fadel (University of Toronto)
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 11 March 2022 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

HYBRID EVENT - Yemen’s Enduring Crisis
Date: 11 March 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 8th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Investcorp Lecture Theatre and Zoom
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Friday 29 April 2022 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

BOOK LAUNCH 'Algiers’ lynching, 1956. A social history of colonial racism'
Date: 29 April 2022, 17:00 - 18:30 (Friday, 1st week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker s: Andrea Brazzoduro (MFO/Turin), James McDougall (Trinity)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: The Middle East Centre Board Room
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Tuesday 3 May 2022 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

The Bride: An Illustrated History of Palestine, 1850-1948
Date: 3 May 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Roger Hardy (Former Middle East analyst with the BBC World Service)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 11 May 2022 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

HYBRID EVENT - The Right to Move: Gender and Space in Iranian Cinema
Date: 11 May 2022, 14:00 - 15:00 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker Various Speakers
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: The Middle East Centre Board Room and ZOOM
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 24 May 2022 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

The Ambiguities of Kurdish “Nationalism”
Date: 24 May 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 5th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Dr. Djene Rhys Bajalan
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 25 May 2022 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar Series - Seminar 2 - ARAB SPRING
Date: 25 May 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 5th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker s: Maria Malmström, Lund University, Usaama al-Azami, University of Oxford
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Friday 3 June 2022 (6th Week, Trinity Term)

The Potential Impact of European Aids on National Curriculum in Emerging Entities Under and Post-Conflicts: Palestine As a Case
Date: 3 June 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 6th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Haya Fayyad Abu Hussein (Birzeit University/ Palestine)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Wednesday 15 June 2022 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Oxford Political Thought Seminar Series - Seminar 3 - RELIGION
Date: 15 June 2022, 15:00 - 16:30 (Wednesday, 8th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker s: Rushain Abbasi, Stanford University, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Northwestern University
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Thursday 16 June 2022 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

*Annual George Antonius Memorial Lecture* - The Enduring Legacy of Oslo
Date: 16 June 2022, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Diana Buttu (IMEU Communications Director, DAWN Fellow)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 22 June 2022 (9th Week, Trinity Term)

CANCELLED - Oxford Political Thought Seminar Series - Seminar 4 - MARXISM
Date: 22 June 2022, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 9th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker s: Fadi Bardawil, Duke University, Nadia Bou Ali, American University of Beirut
Venue Details: ZOOM WEBINAR
Organiser: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)