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St Antony's College

St Antony's College is the most cosmopolitan of the seven graduate colleges of the University of Oxford, specialising in international relations, economics, politics and history of particular parts of the world.
There are more than 400 students from some 77 different countries studying for postgraduate degrees and each year around 100 visiting senior members from the academic, diplomatic, business and political worlds come to the College.

Series associated with St Antony's College

Almanac – The Oxford Middle East Podcast
Asian Studies Centre
Centenary celebration of the first modern Spanish endowment at Oxford
Contemporary Islamic Studies
Europe's Stories Project
European Studies Centre
Free Speech Debate
Israel Studies Seminar
Latin American Centre
Law and Politics from St Antony's College
Middle East Centre
Middle East Centre Booktalk
Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies
Russian Literature and Culture
St Antony's looks at the World
The Tunisian Revolution: Origins, Course and Aftermath
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Yamunaparyatan: Journeying and Religious Conversion Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Deepra Dandekar, Leibnitz Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, Germany Deepra Dandekar 21 Jan 2022
2 The cycle of devotion: circulation in pilgrimage, procession, and Darshan’s circuit in the Vithoba’s cult Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Eric Ferrie, Independent Scholar, Paris, France Eric Ferrie 21 Jan 2022
3 कृषितंत्रज्ञानाचे आदान प्रदान Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Pankaj Jaiswal, SPPU, Pune Pankaj Jaiswal 21 Jan 2022
4 Debating Sexuality: Morality in the Early-Twentieth-Century Marathi Literary Culture Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Rahul Sarwate, University of Ahmadabad Rahul Sarwate 21 Jan 2022
5 Marx Comes to Maharashtra: Javdekar, Satyagrahi Samajwad and the shaping of Transnational Emancipatory Thought Zones Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Rajeshwari Deshpande, SPPU, Pune Rajeshwari Deshpande 21 Jan 2022
6 Prabodhankar Thackeray: a paradoxical instigator of plurality in the Non-Brahmin Print sphere Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 -Suraj Thube, University of Oxford Suraj Thube 21 Jan 2022
7 Creative Commons Shimaga Reforms: Mapping Idea(s) of Obscenity in Colonial Maharashtra Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Madhura Damle, Presidency University, Kolkata Madhura Damle 18 Jan 2022
8 Creative Commons Circulation of thought processes as reflected in medieval temple sculptures in Maharashtra. Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Kumud Dileep Kanitkar, Independent Scholar, Mumbai Kumud Dileep Kanitkar 18 Jan 2022
9 Creative Commons ‘Sarudar khamb ani mahirapi’ among other things – Acculturation in the Architecture of eighteenth century Maharashtra Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Chetan Sahasrabuddhe, BN College of Architecture, Pune Chetan Sahasrabuddhe 18 Jan 2022
10 Creative Commons Mobility into Power of the Dalit-Women Sarpanchs and a Comparison with the Upper Caste- Male Sarpanchs in Maharashtra: A Story of Two Extremes on the Spectrum. Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Dhanmanjiri Sathe, Azeem Premji University, Bangalore Dhanmanjiri Sathe 18 Jan 2022
11 Creative Commons Circulation of Concepts in Ancient Western India: Some Case Studies Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Manjiri Bhalerao, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune Manjiri Bhalerao 18 Jan 2022
12 Countering the Visual Modern: A Case Study of A Periodical and A Public Sculpture Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Noopur Desai, Asia Art Archive in India, New Delhi Noopur Desai 18 Jan 2022
13 Creative Commons Resettling of the Learned Brahmanas of ancient Karad: An Epigraphical Analysis Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Rupali Mokashi, Ulhasnagar, Thane Rupali Mokashi 18 Jan 2022
14 Creative Commons Circulation of Communalism: The study of cow protection movement in Maharashtra (1890-1947) Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Devkumar Ahire, SPPU, Pune Devkumar Ahire 18 Jan 2022
15 Creative Commons Like Ink on the Water: Examining a Medieval Genealogical Document from Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Durga Kale, University of Calgary, Canada Durga Kale 18 Jan 2022
16 Creative Commons Trade, Circulation of Commodities and Transition in urban patterns in Deccan and Konkan towns in 17th& 18th Century Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Neelambari Bharat Jagtap, Shivaji University, Kolhapur Neelambari Bharat Jagtap 18 Jan 2022
17 2022 New Year’s Episode The entire Almanac team gets together to discuss what they believe was the most important event in the region over the past year, something they are watching for in the region in 2022, and their favorite book on the Middle East. Piotr Schulkes, Guy Fiennes, Isabella Cibelli Du Terroil, Oliver Franks 17 Jan 2022
18 Creative Commons ‘Government of Order’: Summary Executions & Official Impunity in Company India (c. 1818-1825) Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Nishant Gokhale, University of Cambridge Nishant Gokhale 14 Jan 2022
19 Creative Commons Legal Categories, Approaches and Responses to Kidnapping and Forced Marriages in Early Modern Marathi Documents Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Prashant, University of Exeter, UK Prashant 14 Jan 2022
20 Creative Commons Circulation of silver coins in the transition from Maratha to British rule Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Michihiro Ogawa, University of Tokyo, Japan Michihiro Ogawa 14 Jan 2022
21 Creative Commons मराठ्यांचे नजराणे Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Rahul Magar, SPPU, Pune Rahul Magar 14 Jan 2022
22 Creative Commons So Near Yet So Far: Marathi Speakers in Belgaum, Karnataka Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Gopa Sabharwal, University of Delhi Gopa Sabharwal 21 Dec 2021
23 Creative Commons From Russia to Bombay, from Bombay to Soviet Union and back: The journey of Annabhau Sathe’s Maza Russia cha Pravas. Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Anagha Bhat Behere, SPPU, Pune Anagha Bhat Behere 21 Dec 2021
24 Creative Commons Embodied Circulation of an Icon: The case of Janata Raja Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Aishwarya Walvekar, JNU, New Delhi Aishwarya Walvekar 21 Dec 2021
25 Creative Commons त्यांनी पाहिलेली विलायत: मराठी प्रवाशांनी १८६७ ते १९४७ या काळात लिहिलेल्या इंग्लंडच्या प्रवासवर्णनांचा सामाजिक अभ्यास Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Aditya Panse, Independent scholar, London Aditya Panse 21 Dec 2021
26 Travelling Santas, Circulation and Formation of ‘the Multilingual Local’ of World Literature in the early modern Marathi Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Sachin Ketkar, MS University, Vadodara Sachin Ketkar 21 Dec 2021
27 Creative Commons Circulation, Patronage, and Silence in the Practice of History Writing in Early Modern Maharashtra Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 -Roy S. Fischel, SOAS, University of London Roy S. Fischel 21 Dec 2021
28 Creative Commons Writing and circulation: a Material Approach to Early Modern Marathi Literature Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 -Prachi Deshpande, CSSS, Kolkata Prachi Deshpande 21 Dec 2021
29 Beggars On the Move: Hijra Journeys in the Eighteenth-century Deccan Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Mario da Penha, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA Mario da Penha 21 Dec 2021
30 Creative Commons Vanvās to Vārī: The Travel History of Songs and Poetry in Maharashtra Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Madhuri Deshmukh, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, USA Madhuri Deshmukh 21 Dec 2021
31 Language Ideologies as Urban Infrastructure: A Socio-Spatial Analysis of Identity, Belonging, and Multilingualism in Pune, Maharashtra Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Jessica Chandras, Wake Forest University, USA Jessica Chandras 21 Dec 2021
32 Creative Commons Lingayat - Virasaiva Sect: Migration, Identity & Marathi Lingayat literature in Colonial Maharashtra Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Kishore More - University of Mumbai Kishore More 21 Dec 2021
33 Creative Commons Circulation for Intervention: The Comic, the Folk and the Democratic in Marathi Theatre Part of the International Conference on Maharashtra Sept 2021. Madhuri Dixit, PS College, Ahmadnagar Madhuri Dixit 21 Dec 2021
34 Creative Commons Comparing two traditions: Workers' Theatre movement and Rashtra Seva Dal Kalapathak to trace the circulation of the form of Tamasha in nineteenth and twentieth century Part of the International conference on Maharashtra in September 2021 - Makarand Sathe -Independent scholar, Pune Makarand Sathe 21 Dec 2021
35 Creative Commons मुस्लिम मराठी साहित्य चळवळ : मराठी मुस्लिम अस्मितेचे अभिसरण Part of the International Maharashtra Conference held in September 2021. Muphid Mujawar from Shivaji University, Kolhapur Muphid Mujawar 21 Dec 2021
36 Graffiti, music, and football ultras: expressing dissent in MENA (Middle East and North Africa) Piotr Schulkes, Adam Abdallah, and Kalyani Nedungadi discuss non-official ways in expressing dissent, comparing Morocco, Turkey, Egypt, and Palestine. Kalyani Nedungadi, Piotr Schulkes, Adam Abdalla 17 Dec 2021
37 Creative Commons Savarkar and the Making of Hindutva “Secularism” Vikram Visana (University of Huddersfield) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 18 October 2021. Vikram Visana 17 Dec 2021
38 Feminist Historiography and the Political: Reflections on the Past and Future Tense Feminist Historiography and the Political: Reflections on the Past and Future Tense Mrinalini Sinha (University of Michigan) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 25 October 2021. Mrinalini Sinha 16 Dec 2021
39 Atrocity Nation / State Amnesia : The Photographic Debris of the Sri Lankan Civil War The final years of the Sri Lankan civil war were transformed by a significant development in the technics of photography Vindhya Buthpitiya 09 Dec 2021
40 Creative Commons What does political ecology tell us about the environmental crises in the Middle East? This is a recording of a live webinar held on Friday 3rd December 2021 for the Middle East Centre Christian Henderson, Walter Armbrust 08 Dec 2021
41 Creative Commons Afghanistan and the Middle East This is a recording of a live webinar held on Thursday 25th November 2021 for the Middle East centre. Ibrahim al-Marashi, Michael Willis, Kate Clark 06 Dec 2021
42 Creative Commons Failing Flows: The Politics of Water Management in Southern Iraq This is a recording of a live webinar held on Friday 19th November 2021 for the MEC. Michael Willis, Michael Mason 01 Dec 2021
43 Creative Commons Air Pollution, Toxicity, and Environmental Politics in the History of Iranian Oil Nationalisation This is a recording of a live webinar held on Friday 12th November 2021 for the MEC. Dr Mattin Biglari (SOAS, University of London) presents “Air Pollution, Toxicity, and Environmental Politics in the History of Iranian Oil Nationalisation”. Stephanie Cronin, Mattin Biglari 01 Dec 2021
44 Haggai Ram - The Social Life of Hashish in Mandatory Palestine and Israel: A Global History Haggai Ram charts the (modern) history of Hashish in the Holy Land Haggai Ram 01 Dec 2021
45 Citizenship, Publicness and the Politics of Inclusive Democracy in India Suryakant Waghmore and Hugo Gorringe will discuss their recent edited volume on civility in India Suryakant Waghmore, Hugo Gorringe 29 Nov 2021
46 Hidden histories of science; Ammal, Darlington, Haldane, and India, 1930-1960 The twentieth century was a period which saw debates on ecology, cytology, genetics and eugenics in the West develop in new and interesting ways both positive and negative to understand the position of humans within the natural world. Vinita Damodaran 29 Nov 2021
47 The Tunisian Political Crisis; the end of Democracy? On 25 July 2021 Tunisian President Kais Saied dismissed the government and suspended parliament, subsequently employing the army and security forces around government buildings to thwart any opposition to his power grab. Youssef Cherif, Anne Wolf, Michael Willis 25 Nov 2021
48 Environment Discounted: Energy and Economic Diversification Plans in the Gulf Oil price volatility and accelerated energy transitions away from hydrocarbons to meet climate change mitigation measures have presented existential threats to the economies of hydrocarbon-dependent welfare states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Manal Shehabi, Walter Armbrust, Michael Willis 22 Nov 2021
49 The Lessons of 1950: Partition, and the making of the India- Pakistan Dynamic The years that immediately followed their partition offer many interesting insights into the shaping of the India- Pakistan dynamic Pallavi Raghavan (Ashoka University, Delhi) 19 Nov 2021
50 Amnon Aran - Israeli foreign policy since the end of the Cold War Amnon Aran maps the development of Israeli foreign policy since the end of the Cold War Amnon Aran 18 Nov 2021
51 Michael Karayanni - Religion and State among the Palestinian-Arabs in Israel: A Multicultural Entrapment Michael Karayanni considers how the Israeli construction of religion and politics shapes the live Palestinian-Arabs in the state. Michael Karayanni 18 Nov 2021
52 The Blue-Clad Fennec: Authoritarian Environmentalism in Tunisia, and its afterlives This is a recording of a live webinar held on 29th October 2021 for the MEC Friday Seminar Michaelmas Term 2021 series on the overall theme of The Environment and The Middle East. jamie furniss, Walter Armbrust 17 Nov 2021
53 The Politics of Water Scarcity in the Case of Jordan Dr Hussam Hussein investigates the construction of the discourse of water scarcity in Jordan, and the political economy of the water sector. Hussam Hussein, Neil Ketchley, Michael Willis 11 Nov 2021
54 Roundtable: The Environment and the Middle East MEC Friday Webinar. This is a recording of a live webinar held on 15th October 2021 for the first episode of the MEC Friday Seminar Michaelmas Term 2021 series on the overall theme of The Environment and The Middle East. Michael J. Willis, Walter Armbrust, Laurent Mignon, Usaama al-Azami 04 Nov 2021
55 Creative Commons Eldad Ben Aharon - Supporting Denial: Israel’s Foreign Policy and the Armenian Genocide Eldad Ben-Aharon charts the history of Israel's refusal to recognise the Armenian Genocide. Eldad Ben-Aharon 03 Nov 2021
56 Creative Commons Kathrin Bachleitner - A road towards atonement? Why only West Germany came to “atone” for the Nazi crimes. Kathrin Bachleitner remaps the road that led to Germany's "atonement" for the Holocaust Kathrin Bachleitner 27 Oct 2021
57 Affect as a Technology of Rule: Militarism in Pakistan Positioning dead body politics and ritualistic mourning as technologies of rule, through a focus on subjectivity, intimacy and affect, the talk will explicate the persuasive powers through which they seek to produce consensus and ideological conformity. Maria Rashid 26 Oct 2021
58 Borders and Identities: Who is a “Bangladeshi” in Assam? This talk explores the ambiguities surrounding Indian citizenship in Assam, Northeast India. With Malini Sur (University of Western Sydney) Malini Sur 22 Oct 2021
59 Togo Mizrahi and the Making of Egyptian Cinema Join us for Booktalk Episode 9, Professor Deborah Starr (Cornell University) in conversation about her new book, Togo Mizrahi and the Making of Egyptian Cinema, published by California Press. Deborah Starr, Walter Armbrust 21 Oct 2021
60 7. Timothy Garton Ash: Finale Interview | The Europe’s Stories Podcast For something different in this series finale, we speak with Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Politics at Oxford and Director the Europe’s Stories Project. Timothy Garton Ash, Ana Martins, Lucas Tse; 20 Oct 2021
61 Creative Commons Atalia Omer - Pathways toward a Jewish Israeli Restorative Ethics Atalia Omer discusses restorative justice practices and the possibilities (and limits) of Jewish critiques of Zionism. Atalia Omer, Yaacov Yadgar 20 Oct 2021
62 A Shared Vision? Reflections on the creation of unity in opposition in Myanmar’s civil disobedience movement since February 2021 - Part 2 Since the Myanmar army overturned the November 2020 election and asserted itself violently against the will of its own people in February 2021. Khin Ohmar, Martin Smith 19 Oct 2021
63 A Shared Vision? Reflections on the creation of unity in opposition in Myanmar’s civil disobedience movement since February 2021 - Part 1 Since the Myanmar army overturned the November 2020 election and asserted itself violently against the will of its own people in February 2021. Tom Sheahan, David Moe 19 Oct 2021
64 Creative Commons 6. Europe in the World | The Europe’s Stories Podcast Ana and Lucas speak with Marianna Lovato and Olivier de France, the team’s experts on foreign policy and international politics. Marianna Lovato, Olivier de France, Ana Martins, Lucas Tse 12 Oct 2021
65 Independence and Colonialism in the Western Sahara Piotr Schulkes, Helna Murphy, Hajar Meddah, and Felix Walker discuss the recent development in the Western Sahara, caused by America’s recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over the territory. Piotr Schulkes, Helna Murphy, Hajar Meddah, Felix Walker 06 Oct 2021
66 5. Democracy | The Europe’s Stories Podcast Today, we talk with Sophie Vériter and Josef Lolacher about the core of the European project - democracy. Sophie Vériter, Josef Lolacher, Ana Martins, Lucas Tse 05 Oct 2021
67 Egypt’s Football Revolution: Emotion, Masculinity, and Uneasy Politics Join us for Booktalk Episode 8, Dr Carl Rommel (University of Helsinki) in conversation about his new book Egypt’s Football Revolution: Emotion, Masculinity, and Uneasy Politics, published by University of Texas Press in July 2021. Carl Rommel, Walter Armbrust 29 Sep 2021
68 4. Social Europe | The Europe’s Stories Podcast Ana and Lucas speak today with our team’s specialists on the things that bring quality of life to Europeans - jobs, industry and the welfare state. Kristijan Fidanovski, Guillaume Paugam, Ana Martins, Lucas Tse. 28 Sep 2021
69 3. Free Movement | The Europe’s Stories Podcast Ana and Lucas speak today with Victoria Honsel and Reja Wyss, who co-wrote the report chapter on climate action. Both have also been young Europeans actively involved in politics. Reja Wyss, Victoria Honsel, Ana Martins, Lucas Tse 21 Sep 2021
70 2. Free Movement | The Europe’s Stories Podcast Ana and Lucas speak today with Luisa Melloh, who manages the project behind this series. Many things flow across borders - capital, goods, ideas - but young Europeans also assume that they themselves can move freely and with ease. Luisa Melloh, Ana Martins, Lucas Tse 14 Sep 2021
71 1. Who Are Young Europeans | The Europe’s Stories Podcast Today, Ana and Lucas speak with Dan Snow and Maeve Moynihan about who young Europeans are. Maeve Moynihan, Dan Snow, Ana Martins, Lucas Tse 07 Sep 2021
72 Theft of Time: Notes on Spolia and the Writing of Indian History Sudipta Sen (University of California, Davis) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 26 April 2021. Sudipta Sen 23 Jun 2021
73 "Our History": The Everyday Social and the Sense of Historical Touch Sundar Sarukkai (Centre for Society and Policy, IISc) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 10 May 2021. For more information on the event, see here. For queries, please contact the seminar convenor at saih@history.ox.ac.uk. Sundar Sarukkai 17 Jun 2021
74 A Historian among the Goddesses of Modern India Sumathi Ramaswamy (Duke University) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 31 May 2021. Sumathi Ramaswamy 17 Jun 2021
75 Monuments in Replica: Imperial Commemorations in Britain and its Colonies Durba Ghosh (Cornell University) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 7 June 2021. Durba Ghosh 17 Jun 2021
76 War on Bodies Moral Immunity and the Psychopolitics of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Iran Dr Orkideh Behrouzan (SOAS University of London), gives a talk for the Middle East Centre seminar series on 21st May 2021, chaired by Edmund Herzig (Faculty of Oriental Studies). Discussant: Dr Maziyar Ghiabi (University of Exeter). Orkideh Behrouzan, Edmund Herzig, Maziyar Ghiabi 17 Jun 2021
77 Conversation with Maria Stepanova and Sasha Dugdale A conversation with the Moscow-based poet and prose writer Maria Stepanova and her main translator Sasha Dugdale about three volumes of Stepanova's work newly translated into English. Maria Stepanova, Sasha Dugdale, Stephanie Sandler, Oliver Ready 15 Jun 2021
78 Dostoevsky at 200: A roundtable An event with leading scholars and the novelist Alex Christofi, to mark the bicentenary of Dostoevsky's birth by discussing new approaches to the work and life of this titanic figure. Yuri Corrigan, Lynn Ellen Patyk, Alex Christofi, Caryl Emerson 28 May 2021
79 Making Film in Egypt Join us as we listen to Dr Chihab El Khachab (King’s College, Cambridge) in conversation about his new book – Making Film in Egypt: How Labor, Technology, and Mediation Shape the Industry. Published by American University in Cairo Press. Chihab El Khachab 18 May 2021
80 Women's Rights on The Altar of a Strategic Stake: The New Population Policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Professor Marie Ladier-Fouladi (CNRS)/ CETOBaC) gives a talk for the MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars. Chaired by Soraya Tremayne (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology). Marie Ladier-Fouladi 18 May 2021
81 Hamid Dabashi in conversation about his new book:The Last Muslim Intellectual: The Life and Legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad Hamid Dabashi (Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York), gives a talk for the Middle East Studies Centre. Hamid Dabashi 07 May 2021
82 "वासाड गावाचा धनगर राजा": Ecological Refugees in Ancestral Grass-scape (Historical life space and changing socio-economic dynamics) Saili Palande-Datar gives the fourth and final presentation on the second day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Saili Palande-Datar 28 Apr 2021
83 Mobilizing transregional indigenous identities on cross-sectional borders Bina Sengar gives the third presentation on the second day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Bina Sengar 28 Apr 2021
84 Persian Cosmopolis and World Literature in Precolonial Marathi Literary Historiography Sachin Ketkar gives the second presentation on the second day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Sachin Ketkar 28 Apr 2021
85 Circuits of interchange and influence: The 1979 Rucha issue on Urdu and Marathi modernist poetry Anjali Nerlekar gives the first talk on the second day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Anjali Nerlekar 28 Apr 2021
86 Education, Nationalism and the Native Body: the Pradnya Pathshala Project Rahul Sarwate gives the fourth presentation on the first day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Rahul Sarwate 28 Apr 2021
87 सत्ता तुझी राणीबाई: Royals in Marathi Writings Shraddha Kumbhojkar gives the third presentation for the first day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Shraddha Kumbhojkar 28 Apr 2021
88 Like Milk and Sugar Dominic Vendell gives the second presentation for the first day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Dominic Vendell 28 Apr 2021
89 The Tinderbox documentary film discussion Gillian Mosely (Film Director and Producer) joins Dr Anne Irfan, Professor Eugene Rogan and our Middle East Centre webinar audience to talk about her documentary film, The Tinderbox - Israel and Palestine: time to call time? Gillian Mosely, Anne Irfan, Eugene Rogan 20 Apr 2021
90 Debating the Law, Creating Gender - MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars Professor Irene Schneider (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen), gives a talk for the MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars. Chaired by Professor Marilyn Booth (Magdalen College, Oxford) Irene Schneider 19 Apr 2021
91 Booktalk episode 6: Rivals in the Gulf: Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Abdullah Bin Bayyah, and the Qatar-UAE Contest Over the Arab Spring and the Gulf Crisis For our sixth episode of MEC Booktalk, guest author David Warren (Washington University in St Louis) discusses his recent book, Rivals in the Gulf, published by Routledge in January 2021. David Warren, Usaama al-Azami 12 Apr 2021
92 Chand Bibi between Persianate cosmopolitanism and regional particularism Roy Fischel gives the first presentation for the first day of the Maharashtra Studies Conference. Roy Fischel 01 Apr 2021
93 Ashmolean Museum - Middle East Centre: Owning the Past: A troubled century of Anglo-Iraqi relations A webinar that explores the complex history binding Iraq and the U.K. from the First World War through the mandate and creation of the Hashemite monarchy, and Britain’s role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq and its aftermath. Eugene Rogan, Dina Rizk Khoury, Charles Tripp, Myfanwy Lloyd 24 Mar 2021
94 Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Annual Lecture - Iran and the Arab Uprisings: Opportunity Grasped or Squandered? Sponsored in association with Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali, Founder and Chair, Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute. With Professor Anoush Ehteshami (Professor of International Relations in the School of Government and International Affairs, Durham University) Anoush Ehteshami 19 Mar 2021
95 Counter-Revolutions Vs. Counter-Marginalization Movements: (Re)Visiting the Online Tug-of-War a Decade After the Arab Spring Dr Marc Owen Jones (Hamad Bin Khalifa University) and Dr Sahar Khamis (University of Maryland) give a talk for the MEC Friday Seminars Series. Chaired by Professor Walter Armbrust (St Antony’s College, Oxford). Marc Owen Jones, Sahar Khamis, Walter Armbrust, Eugene Rogan 17 Mar 2021
96 Tunisia: Unfinished Revolutions (Held jointly with the British-Tunisian Society) Hela Ammar (Artist) and Mohamed Kerrou (University of Tunis El Manar) give a talk for the Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series. Chaired by Dr Michael Willis (St Antony's College, Oxford), the discussant was Professor Charles R H Tripp (SOAS). Hela Ammar, Mohamed Kerrou, Michael Willis, Charles R H Tripp 12 Mar 2021
97 Reconsidering Early Jewish Nationalist Ideologies Seminar: Elana Shapira: Berta Zuckerkandl and Her Circle: Austrian Nationalism and Zionism in Viennese Modernism Elana Shapira discusses the tangled relationship between Austrian Nationalism and Zionism in Viennese Modernism Elana Shapira 09 Mar 2021
98 Libya: Past, Present and Future Anas El Gomati (Sadeq Institute) and Mary Fitzgerald (King's College London) give a talk on Libya for the Middle East Centre seminar series. Chaired by Dr Usaama al-Azami (St Antony's College). Anas El Gomati, Mary Fitzgerald 09 Mar 2021
99 A Revolution in Rhyme: Poetic Co-option under the Islamic Republic Guest author Dr Fatemeh Shams (Assistant Professor of Modern Persian Literature, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania) talks with Booktalk host Dr Zuzanna Olszewska (University of Oxford). Fatemeh Shams, Zuzanna Olszewska 04 Mar 2021
100 The Place of Religion After the Uprisings Dr. Shadi Hamid (Brookings Institution; contributing writer, The Atlantic) and Professor Nadia Oweidat (Kansas State University) give a talk for the Middle East Centre Friday seminar series. Chaired by Dr Usaama al-Azami (St Antony's College). Shadi Hamid, Nadia Oweidat, Usaama al-Azami 26 Feb 2021