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1 Female Entrepreneurship in the Middle East Frederike Brockhoven sits down with Rania Ayman of Entreprenelle, Yasmeen Mjalli of Babyfist, and Lina Khalifeh of Shefighter to discuss female entrepreneurship in the Middle East. Frederike Brockhoven, Rania Ayman, Lina Khalifeh 07 Oct 2020
2 Performance and Power in Delhi The passage of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in December 2019 has ushered in a new form of politics in India. Akash Bhattacharya, Harsh Mander, Abhik Chimni, Neha Dixit 02 Oct 2020
3 The Kafala System Hajar Meddah, Felix Walker and Piotr Schulkes discuss the Middle East’s controversial Kafala system, that allows employers to exploit workers and undermine their rights without breaking the law. Hajar Meddah, Felix Walker, Piotr Schulkes 28 Sep 2020
4 Eco-anxiety with Caroline Hickman This week Sofia and Julia talk to climate psychologist Caroline Hickman about eco-anxiety, climate grief and the power of young climate activists. Caroline Hickman, Julia Migne, Sofia Castello y Tickell 02 Jun 2020
5 Writing an Activist Life A panel discussion with Karin Amatmoekrim, Margaretta Jolly, and JC Niala, exploring the politics and poetics of writing an activist life. Karin Amatmoekrim, Margaretta Jolly, JC Niala 04 Jun 2019
6 Student activism in an era of decolonization ASC seminar by Dan Hodgkinson, Luke Melchiorre and Marcia Schenck. Dan Hodgkinson, Luke Melchiorre, Marcia Schenck 24 Jan 2019
7 Creative Commons Constructing Female Citizenship: Education and Activism in Transition Elizabeth Maber speaks at the 'Gender, Rights and Justice in a Transitioning Myanmar' conference on 13 November 2017. Elizabeth Maber 04 Jul 2018
8 Creative Commons Activism and Accountability in Contemporary Lebanon: A Quiet Revolt? Seminar by Habib Battah (Research fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism) at The Middle East Centre, St Antony's College, 10th February 2016. Habib Battah 15 Feb 2016
9 Social media and protests in Turkey Esra Dogramaci, digital consultant, BBC World Service Digital and Technology group gives a talk for the Reuters Institute semianbr series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Esra Dogramaci 21 Jan 2016
10 Creative Commons 'Defining the Civil State in Egypt' Session 2: Religiosity, Activism and Mobilization Part of a seminar on the relationship between religion and politics in Egypt. Gamal Soltan, Samir Morcos 16 Sep 2015
11 Creative Commons FMR 48 - Christian civil disobedience and indefinite, mandatory immigration detention in Australia A new movement of Christian activists in Australia is using radical direct action to challenge their country’s policy of mandatory detention of asylum seeker children. Marcus Campbell 04 Jun 2015
12 Making a Difference: Policy, Practice and Human Rights Jacqueline Bhabha gives a the centinary alumni lecture for the Department of Social Policy and Intervention on the challenges and successes of defending the human rights of refugees and immigrants Jacqueline Bhabha 14 May 2014
13 Activist Humanities in a Global Context Ahadf Soueif, Paul Smith and Robin Kelley discuss how the humanities can solve global challenges Ahdaf Soueif, Paul Smith, Robin Kelley 19 Mar 2014
14 Creative Commons Populism in Modern Constitutions Richard Parker, Paul W. Williams Professor of Criminal Justice at Harvard Law School, presents his thoughts on how populism has figured in the study and practice of modern American constitutional law and the effect it has had. Richard Parker 16 Oct 2013
15 What the World Needs Now from the Environmental Movement Dr Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend 2013. Kumi Naidoo 03 Oct 2013
16 Creative Commons 1968 Then and Now Professor Robert Gildea, Lecturer in History in Oxford, gives the Eighth Oxford Historians' Alumni Lecture on his research on political activists in Europe in the 1960s and their experiences during this time. Robert Gildea 17 Jun 2013
17 Prathiba Parmar - Beauty in Truth: Women Shaping History The first in our lecture series for Michaelmas Term 2012, given in the Chapel at Mansfield College by award-winning film-maker and activist Prathiba Parmar. Prathiba Parmar 07 May 2013
18 Panel debate: Have activists added to the climate change problem? Neil Bowerman gives the opening talk to the debate, have activists added to the climate change problem? Neil Bowerman 14 Apr 2010