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1 Revolution in Iran 1978-1979: Assessments and Reassessments upon the Fortieth Anniversary Middle East Centre seminar with Touraj Atabaki (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam), Stephanie Cronin (Oxford University, Siavush Randjbar Daemi (University of St Andrews). Chaired by Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi (University of Oxford) Touraj Atabaki, Stephanie Cronin, Siavush Randjbar Daemi, Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi 01 May 2019
2 Iran and sanctions Zep Kalb (UCLA) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre. Chaired by Yassamine Mather. Zep Kalb 05 Mar 2019
3 Book launch: Khalil Maleki -The Human Face of Iranian Socialism Dr Homa Katouzian (Iran Heritage Foundation Research Fellow, St Antony's) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre. Chaired by Stephanie Cronin (St Antony's College). Homa Katouzian 13 Nov 2018
4 Women's Rights Research Seminar: Women and the Struggle for Democracy in Iran Mariam Memarsadeghi (Tavaana) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre seminar series. Mariam Memarsadeghi 03 Apr 2018
5 The Emergence of Iranian Nationalism: Race and the Politics of Dislocation Dr Reza Zia-Ebrahimi (King's College London) gives a lecture on Iranian nationalis, this is a joint event with the Oxford University Iranian Society. Reza Zia-Ebrahimi 30 May 2017
6 Creative Commons Iran's Nuclear Program and International Law, November 2015 Dan Joyner, University of Alabama School of Law - November 2015 Dan Joyner 21 Oct 2016
7 The Challenges of Reporting Iran Sadeq Saba, the former head of the BBC Persian Service, gives a talk for the The Business and Practice of Journalism seminar series for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Sadeq Saba 05 May 2016
8 Multiple Identities in a Frontier Land: Balkh and ‘The Iranians’ In this paper Dr. Arezou Azad focused on the region of Balkh in the north of modern-day Afghanistan, ancient Bactria Arezou Azad 02 Feb 2016
9 Ilya Afanasyev and Nicholas S. M. Matheou Introduction Opening remarks from Ilya Afanasyev and Nicholas S M Matheou Ilya Afanasyev, Nicholas S M Matheou 26 Jan 2016
10 Iranian ‘Identities’ in Pre-Modern Times – Reality or Myth? Speaker: Bert Fragner (Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna). Bert Fragner 18 Dec 2015
11 Persepolis: Introductory talk by Kaveh Moussavi, Iranian human rights lawyer Kaveh Moussavi, Iranian human rights lawyer, introduces the film Persepolis. Kaveh Moussavi 17 Feb 2015
12 Creative Commons THEMIS: Skilled Iranians in Germany and the United States: Exploring migrants' networks Uta Lehmann presents her paper 'Skilled Iranians in Germany and the United States: exploring migrants' networks' in Parallel session V(C) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Uta Lehmann 24 Feb 2014
13 Dorr-e Dari (The Pearl of Dari): An Ethnography of Poetry as a Social Practice among Afghans in Iran (23 May 2013) This lecture formed part of the 2013 Evans-Pritchard Lecture series held at All Souls College, Oxford, in which Zuzanna Olszewska discussed 'Authentic Voices, Modern Selves: An Ethnography of Afghan Refugee Poetry and Personhood in Iran'. Zuzanna Olszewska 13 Nov 2013
14 Creative Commons Hassan Rohani's Strategy to Avoid War Thomas Flichy reflects on the current politics of Iran and its role in the wider region. Thomas Flichy de la Neuville 13 Nov 2013
15 Creative Commons FMR 44 Freedom of movement of Afghan refugees in Iran Although legally justifiable, increasing restrictions on movement and work for refugees in Iran have detrimental effects for the refugees. Farshid Farzin, Safinaz Jadali 04 Oct 2013
16 'Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean' and 'A New Era: The Iranian Navy, Strategy Expansion and Soft Power' Cdre Keith Winstanley (CCW RN Hudson Fellow) and Cdr Tracy Vincent (CCW US Navy Hudson Fellow give talks for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 12 June 2012. Introduced by Dr Jan Lemnitzer. Keith Winstanley, Tracy Vincent, Jan Lemnitzer 02 Jul 2012
17 Creative Commons The Decade Ahead: The US Role in the World (2012 Fulbright Lecture) Ambassador Thomas Pickering delivers the second Annual Oxford Fulbright Lecture on International Relations. This lecture took place on 18 May 2012. Thomas Pickering 20 Jun 2012
18 Creative Commons Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Revolutionary Egypt's Relations with Surrounding States: Internal Transformation, External Realignment and Regional Security Fred Lawson examines the reconfiguration of Egyptian foreign policy since the revolution, particularly with respect to relations with Iran and Ethiopia. Fred Lawson 25 May 2012
19 Constitutional Borrowing and other Hazards: The Islamic Republic and Transformations in Islamic Law Professor Miriam Kunkler explores how, in Iranian constitutional and in penal law, pragmatic considerations have begun to trump ideological commitments to Shii jurisprudence since the 1979 constitution,. Miriam Kunkler 25 May 2012
20 Creative Commons The 'down side' of assisted reproductive technologies In this seminar for the Fertility and Reproduction Studies Group, Soraya Tremayne (Director of the FRSG) discusses 'Third party donation and the 'happy family' rhetoric in Iran'. 17 November 2011. Soraya Tremayne 24 May 2012
21 Facebook Resistance? Understanding the Role of the Internet in the Arab Revolutions Revolutions are currently sweeping the Arab world, from Tunisia to Egypt and Libya to Bahrain. The Internet has been reported as a key factor, but we in fact know little of its role in these revolutions. Miriyam Aouragh, Noha Atef, Khaled Hroub, George Weyman 12 Mar 2012
22 Iran's Nuclear Programme and International Law Professor Daniel Joyner (University of Alabama School of Law) gievs a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 6th March 2012. Introduced by Professor Dapo Akande. Daniel Joyner 07 Mar 2012
23 Pre-Emptive Strikes - Israel and Iran Dr Tamir Meisels, Tel Aviv University, gives a seminar for the Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict Seminar Series. Tamir Meisels 24 Aug 2011
24 IGS Kaberry Lecture: Peace and Reconstruction in the Middle East: Where are the Women? This podcast was recorded at the International Gender Studies Centre's Kaberry Commemorative Lecture which was on Thursday 27th May 2009 at St Anne's College, University of Oxford. Maria Jaschok, Haleh Afshar 01 Jun 2009
25 Iran-US Nuclear Relations: Overcoming Distrust Prof. Nicholas Wheeler looks at issues of trust in nuclear relations, asking what obstacles still lie in the path of US-Iranian nuclear relations. Nicholas Wheeler 06 Mar 2009