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1 Creative Commons Genocide and Accountability in Gaza: The Limits and Potential of International Law Prof Noura Erakat explores the significance of South Africa's application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide in the Gaza Strip before the International Court of Justice, and the Court's decision to hear the case. Noura Erakat 14 Feb 2024
2 Creative Commons The Settler Movement, Political Impasses, and Beyond Dr Hagar Kotef from SOAS examines the current situation of Israeli settlers both in the West Bank and in the Cabinet to assess the impact of the settler movement in political options following the Gaza War. Hagar Kotef, Raihan Ismail 12 Feb 2024
3 Considering the Political Options in Gaza After Three Months of War In the opening meeting of the Middle East Centre’s Hilary Term seminar series, the Fellows of the Centre led a panel discussion to set out the agenda for the series examining the political options following the Gaza War. Eugene Rogan, Walter Armbrust, Maryam Alemzadeh, Raihan Ismail 05 Feb 2024
4 Israeli Public Opinion and Political Options after 7 October Professor Yuli Tamir considers Israeli public opinion following the 7 October 2023 attack and the constraints that public opinion imposes on the political options moving forward. Yuli Tamir, Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab 30 Jan 2024
5 Modern Arab Kingship - Remaking the Ottoman Political Order in the Interwar Middle East Adam Mestyan argues that post-Ottoman Arab political orders were not, as many historians believe, products of European colonialism but of the process of "recycling empire." Adam Mestyan, Eugene Rogan 25 Jan 2024
6 Stories to Connect: The Reza Hosseini Memorial Lecture Series on the past and present of the Middle East Join Professor Ghassan Salamé for his Lecture on 'Lessons from 2003 Iraq: Twenty Years Later.' Ghassan Salamé, Eugene Rogan 23 Jan 2024
7 Reconsidering the 60s generation in the Arab world and beyond Professor Yoav di Capua offers a comprehensive empirical, theoretical, and methodological reassessment of the Arab 60s as a global pursuit with lessons that transcend the geography of the Middle East - the fruit of a decade of research on Arab thought. Yoav di Capua, Eugene Rogan 23 Jan 2024
8 Creative Commons What have the Arab Uprisings done to "Contemporary Arab Thought"? Professor Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab offers some reflections on the challenges that a post-2011 Arab critique might be facing. Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab, Eugene Rogan 23 Jan 2024
9 The Popular Mobilisation Units and their Pursuit of Power and Legitimacy within the Iraqi State This talk examines the Shi‘ite political parties linked to Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Units (PMU) and their influence over the state, exploring their strategies for legitimacy in politics, religion, and society. Inna Rudolf, Maryam Alemzadeh 11 Jul 2023
10 Creative Commons The Popular Mobilisation Units and their Pursuit of Power and Legitimacy within the Iraqi State This talk examines the Shi‘ite political parties linked to Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Units (PMU) and their influence over the state, exploring their strategies for legitimacy in politics, religion, and society. Inna Rudolf, Maryam Alemzadeh 10 Jul 2023
11 Creative Commons The Pandemic People: Dame Louise Richardson DBE FRSE Dame Louise Richardson, discusses navigating Oxford University through the tumultuous peak of the global pandemic and her career as an Irish political scientist whose expertise lies in the study of terrorism. Louise Richardson 23 Jun 2023
12 Digital News Report 2023. Episode 2: Sources and drivers of news media criticism In this episode of our #DNR23 podcast we look at how people say they encounter criticism of the news media, who’s saying it and where, critical differences between countries and how age plays a part. Federica Cherubini, Craig T. Robertson 16 Jun 2023
13 Creative Commons Ukraine and the fragmentation of world order Using the unfolding crisis of the Ukraine war as a lens to consider the drivers of conflict and transformation in the contemporary world order. Luke Cooper 12 May 2023
14 Amos Morris-Rich: The Fusion of Zionism and Science: The First Two Decades—And the Present Day? On Zionism's relation to Science Amos Morris-Reich 23 Mar 2023
15 Creative Commons Clerics in the time of Tishreen The evolution of religion-civil society relations in post-2003 Iraq. Marsin Alshamary, Maryam Alemzadeh 03 Mar 2023
16 Creative Commons Algeria: Politics and Society from the Dark Decade to the Hirak Dr Michael Willis' new book offers an explanation of this unexpected development known as the Hirak Movement, examining the political and social changes that have occurred in Algeria since the ‘dark decade’ of the 1990s Michael Willis, Eugene Rogan 10 Feb 2023
17 Friendship Associate Professor Nuha al-Sha’ar speaking on ‘Friendship in Islamic Ethical Political Thought: Foundations and Modern Implications’ // Associate Professor SherAli Tareen speaking on ‘Debating Hindu-Muslim Friendship After Empire’ Faisal Devji, Nuha al-Sha’ar, SherAli Tareen 20 Jan 2023
18 Creative Commons Book Launch: Pacted Democracy in the Middle East: Tunisia and Egypt in Comparative Perspective A new theoretical framework for how democracy can emerge in the Middle East and wider Muslim world, where political conflicts over religion often predominate. Hicham Alaoui, Michael Willis 23 Dec 2022
19 Panel Discussion 'The age of the strongman: populism and authoritarianism in global politics' A discussion on leaders and populism with Lord Patten, Gideon Rachman, Margaret MacMillan and Ricardo Soares de Oliveira Lord Patten of Barnes, Gideon Rachman, Margaret MacMillan, Ricardo Soares de Oliveira 07 Dec 2022
20 The state of the African state: Where has it come from and where is it going Nick Westcott, Director of the Royal African Society, discusses the African State. Nick Westcott, Ricardo Soares de Oliveira 07 Dec 2022
21 Creative Commons All Necessary Measures? The United Nations and International Intervention in Libya Ian Martin presents his latest book on Libya: All Necessary Measures? The United Nations and International Intervention in Libya. Ian Martin 29 Nov 2022
22 Creative Commons Combining business and political mindsets Join us as we hear from Kiran Fothergill, a current Oxford MBA student and Conservative Party candidate for Harrow on the Hill in this year's local elections. Kiran Fothergill, Bartek Ogonowski 12 May 2022
23 Law Professor Mohammad Fadel speaking on ‘The Protean Sovereign of Sunni Law’ and Professor Lena Salaymeh speaking on ‘Reconsidering the Political in Premodern Islam.' Mohammad Fadel, Lena Salaymeh 28 Apr 2022
24 Violence Nesrine Badawi speaking on ‘Debating Militancy in the Modern World’ and Murad Idris speaking on ‘Theorizing Colonialism, Capitalism, and Violence in an Islamist Key.' Nesrine Badawi, Murad Idris, Faisal Devji, Usaama al-Azami 08 Apr 2022
25 "Downward Equalization”: A Gandhian Inversion of Dignity and Rights-Claims Manu Samnotra (University of South Florida) speaks at the Oxford South Asian Intellectual History Seminar on 31 January 2022. For queries, please contact the seminar convenor at saih@history.ox.ac.uk Manu Samnotra 11 Feb 2022
26 Creative Commons Emma Smith interviews Shahnaz Ahsan Shahnaz Ahsan is Emma's guest to discuss her debut novel, Hashim & Family. They talk about Bangladesh, about the personal and the political, and about the classroom experience that has seared itself into her fiction. Emma Smith, Shahnaz Ahsan 17 Dec 2021
27 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
28 A return to multilateralism talk 1 A return to multilateralism: How are the UK and US Governments grappling with grand challenges in a multilateral way using international partnerships? Dame Ottoline Leyser, Joe Marshall 01 Nov 2021
29 Reconstructing Reconstruction: Constitutionalism and the End of Slavery with Kiana McAllister and Erica Croft Grace Mallon talks to Kiana McAllister and Erica Croft about the work they're doing on the Reconstruction Amendments with Quill, and what this original research can tell us about these brief, but transformative items of American Constitutional law. Grace Mallon, Kiana McAllister, Erica Croft 01 Nov 2021
30 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
31 How synergies can build a better culture across news organisations In this episode of our podcast we look at what makes a successful collaboration across international organisations and teams. Joshua Ogawa, Federica Cherubini 22 Oct 2021
32 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
33 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
34 The Hands Lecture 2020 – Western Democracy: the next 20 years Lord (William) Hague of Richmond in conversation with Mansfield Principal, Helen Mountfield QC, on the state of Western democracies. William Hague, Helen Mountfield 18 Oct 2021
35 Accident and Force: Making American Constitutions with Nicholas Cole Grace Mallon and Nicholas Cole discuss how a historian learns to code, where the idea of a Constitutional Convention came from, and what's next for the Quill Project. Grace Mallon, Nicholas Cole 29 Sep 2021
36 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
37 Political Judgement A 1957 BBC Third Programme talk by Isaiah Berlin on the distinctiveness of the understanding and judgement we deploy in human affairs, especially in the field of politics Isaiah Berlin 03 Sep 2021
38 Book at Lunchtime: Jews, Liberalism, Antisemitism Book at Lunchtime is a series of bite-sized book discussions held weekly during term-time, with commentators from a range of disciplines. The events are free to attend and open to all. Abigail Green, Simon Levis Sullam, Adam Sutcliffe, Kei Hiruta 23 Jul 2021
39 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
40 Leopards, mountains and politics in most countries conservation of leopards is dependent on trans-boundary collaboration. In this talk, Dr Mohammad Farhadinia explores the critical role of mountains for biodiversity conservation amidst international political concerns. Mohammad Farhadinia, David Macdonald 08 Jun 2021
41 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
42 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
43 The Laws of War in International Thought Professor Pablo Kalmanovitz, International Studies Division at CIDE, Mexico City, gives a talk for the Oxford PIL discussion group. Pablo Kalmanovitz 29 Mar 2021
44 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
45 Invoking 'Transitional Justice' without a Transition: Reflections on Sri Lanka's Transitional Justice Programme, 2015-2019 Kumaravadivel Guruparan gives a talk as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Kumaravadivel Guruparan 18 Mar 2021
46 Kashmir and the State of Exception Habeel Iqbal gives a talk as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Habeel Iqbal 18 Mar 2021
47 Greed is dead: politics after individualism Economists Paul Collier and John Kay discuss their book, Greed is Dead, with Sir Charles Godfray Paul Collier, John Kay, Charles Godfray 09 Mar 2021
48 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
49 Finding Today’s Slaves: Lessons Learned From Over A Decade of Measurement in Modern Slavery Professor Davina Durgana, award-winning international human rights statistician and professor with almost 15 years of experience developing leading global models to assess risk to modern slavery, gives a talk on their work on modern slavery. Davina Durgana 01 Mar 2021
50 Iraq and Lebanon – Revolt Against Sectarianism? Maha Yahya (PhD, Director, Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Centre) Maysoon Pachachi (Film director) give a talk for the Middle East Studies Centre. Chaired by Professor Eugene Rogan (St. Antony's College, Oxford). Maha Yahya, Maysoon Pachachi, Eugene Rogan 23 Feb 2021
51 The Caliphate of Man: Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought Join us for the fourth MEC Booktalk episode where Dr Usaama al-Azami talks with guest author Andrew March about his new book, The Caliphate of Man: The Invention of Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought, published by Harvard University Press, 2021 Usaama al-Azami, Andrew March 16 Feb 2021
52 Ken Loach in Conversation TORCH Goes Digital! presents Big Tent - Live Events! Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Ken Loach, Judith Buchanan 12 Feb 2021
53 Creative Commons More than a Morbid Quest: obituaries and mapping the invisible college of international lawyers Luíza Leão Soares Pereira, Lecturer in International Law at the University of Sheffield, and Doctoral Candidate at the University of Cambridge, gives a talk for the Public International Law seminar series. Luíza Leão Soares Pereira 05 Feb 2021
54 Book at Lunchtime: The Political Life of an Epidemic – Cholera, Crisis and Citizenship in Zimbabwe TORCH Book at Lunchtime webinar on The Political Life of an Epidemic – Cholera, Crisis and Citizenship in Zimbabwe written by Professor Simukai Chigudu. Simukai Chigudu, Sloan Mahone, Jon Schubert, Wes Williams 04 Feb 2021
55 Michael Parker and the COVID-19 response St Cross College Fellow Michael Parker is Professor of Bioethics, Director of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and of the Ethox Centre, all at the University of Oxford. Michael Parker, Stanley Ulijaszek 01 Feb 2021
56 Rana Mitter and the implications of COVID-19 for China St Cross College Fellow Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford, in a conversation with Stanley Ulijaszek about China and the COVID-19 pandemic. Rana Mitter, Stanley Ulijaszek 01 Feb 2021
57 Political Crimes and Amnesties: Scope and Limitations to Transitions to Democracy This talk was given as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Renata Barbosa 26 Jan 2021
58 New Year’s Episode The whole team gets together to discuss what their moment of note of 2020 was, what they are looking out for in 2021, and what their favourite book on the Middle East is. Piotr Schulkes, Helena Murphy, Frederike Brockhoven, Max Randall 26 Jan 2021
59 What the Communities Say: Ex-Combatant Integration and Reconciliation in Sierra Leone Breakout session on ‘Post-conflict reconstruction and Peacebuilding’, third talk: Johanna Boersch-Supan, D.Phil. Candidate, Politics and International relations, Oxford University. Johanna Boersch-Supan 18 Jan 2021
60 Evaluating Stability: An Impossible dream?’ The challenges of evaluation in Afghanistan Breakout session on ‘Post-conflict reconstruction and Peacebuilding’, second talk: Bjorn Muller-Wille, Royal Military Academy , Sandhurst. Bjorn Muller-Wille 18 Jan 2021
61 The Stabilisation Discourse and ending War.’ British experience in Helmand, Afghanistan Breakout session on ‘Post-conflict reconstruction and Peacebuilding’, first talk: Dr Stuart Gordon, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Stuart Gordon 18 Jan 2021
62 The Politics and Peace and Justice: the Role of the ICC in Uganda Breakout session on ‘Peace and Transitional Justice’, third talk: Lydiah Kemunto Bosire, D.Phil. Candidate, Politics and International Relations, Oxford University. Lydiah Kemunto Bosire 18 Jan 2021
63 Sierra Leone’s transition: A Road to Peace in the Short Term Breakout session on ‘Peace and Transitional Justice’, second talk: Chris Mahony, D.Phil Candidate, Politics and International Relations, Oxford University. Chris Mahony 18 Jan 2021
64 To Heal and to Create: Healing Violent Conflict and re-creating Peace with Equity, Inclusion and Art Breakout session on ‘Grassroots Peacebuilding – and linking it to national and international levels’, second talk: Dr Rama Mani, Centre for International Studies, Oxford University. Rama Mani 18 Jan 2021
65 NGO Peacebuilding in Complex Emergencies: the case of Eastern Africa Breakout session on ‘Grassroots Peacebuilding – and linking it to national and international levels’, first talk: Fr Elias Omondi Opongo, Ph.D. candidate, Dept of Peace Studies, Bradford University. Fr Elias Omondi Opongo 18 Jan 2021
66 Constructing the defences of peace in the 'minds of man' Professor David Johnson, Dept of Comparative Education, Oxford University, on 'Constructing the defences of peace in the "minds of man."' On improving peace education curricula in schools in conflict-affected countries. David Johnson 11 Jan 2021
67 Sources for Peacebuilding in Islam Breakout session on 'Religion, Peace and Conflict'. Third talk, Imam Monawar Hussein, Eton College and Central Oxford Mosque, on 'Sources for Peacebuilding in Islam.' Monawar Hussein 11 Jan 2021
68 Christianity, Peace and Conflict in Northern Ireland Breakout session on 'Religion, Peace and Conflict.' Second talk: Dr David Tombs, Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College, Dublin. on 'Christianity, Peace and Conflict in Northern Ireland'. David Tombs 11 Jan 2021
69 Forcing the End Times: US Christian Zionism and Israel Breakout session on 'Religion, Peace and Conflict.' First talk: Carlo Aldrovandi, Ph.D. candidate, Peace Studies, Univ. of Bradford, on 'Forcing the End Times: US Christian Zionism and Israel'. Carlo Aldrovandi 11 Jan 2021
70 Security and Development Dr Anke Hoeffler, Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University, gives the second plenary address. Anke Hoeffler 11 Jan 2021
71 Strategic Peacebuilding for the 21st Century Professor Scott Appleby, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame Scott Appleby 08 Jan 2021
72 Oxpeace 2009: The Serious Study of Peace Introduction At the morning plenary, Saturday 2 May, Revd Dr Liz Carmichael MBE (Oxford University, Theology) introduces the Conference. Liz Carmichael 08 Jan 2021
73 Oxpeace 2009: The Serious Study of Peace Keynote Professor Neil MacFarlane, Lester Pearson Professor of International Relations (Oxford) introduces Jonathan Powell to give the keynote address at the Conference dinner, on his experience of peacemaking and implementing peace in Northern Ireland. Neil MacFarlane 08 Jan 2021
74 The logic of chaos: The pattern of dictatorships Ece Temelkuran, author of How to Lose a Country: the Seven Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship (2019) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre Friday Seminar series. Chaired by Dr Laurent Mignon (St Antony's College, Oxford). Ece Temelkuran, Laurent Mignon 09 Dec 2020
75 Creative Commons Jeko Khere So Khaye (He who tills has the right to eat); 'development' and the politics of agrarian reform in late 1940s and early 1950s in Sindh Sarah Ansari (Royal Holloway) gives a talk for the Asian Studies Centre seminar series. Sarah Ansari 26 Nov 2020
76 Creative Commons Apocalymbo: Trickster Politics in the Age of the Pandemic (and Other Crises) Walter Armbrust (St Antony’s College, Oxford), author of Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution (2019), gives a talk for the Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series on 20th November 2020. Walter Armbrust, Michael Willis 25 Nov 2020
77 ‘God Does not Discriminate’: Inclusive Mosques Politics in France and the United Kingdom Benjamin Dubrulle (Maison Française d'Oxford), gives a seminar for the MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars. Chaired by Dr Soraya Tremayne (School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford) on 18th November 2020. Benjamin Dubrulle 24 Nov 2020
78 Avi Shlaim on Revisionist History and Israel Piotr Schulkes and Avi Shlaim, Fellow of the British Academy, sit down to discuss Israel’s New Historians; who they are, what they believe, and the popular reception to it. Avi Shlaim, Piotr Schulkes 20 Nov 2020
79 Presidential Campaigns stops in Ghana For this seminar we hosted George Bob-Milliar (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology). Professor Bob-Milliar's lecture is titled Presidential Campaigns stops in Ghana. George Bob-Milliar 19 Nov 2020
80 The Trajectory of the Tunisian Revolution: between Continuities and Disjunctures Professor Sami Zemni (Ghent) gives a talk on the Tunisian Revolution on its 10 year anniversary. Part of the Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series, chaired by Dr Michael Willis (St Anthony's College). Sami Zemni 18 Nov 2020
81 The New Populist nationalism in Saudi Arabia Madawi Al-Rasheed (KCL and LSE), author of Salman’s Legacy: The Dilemmas of a New Era in Saudi Arabia (2018) and Ben Hubbard (The New York Times), author of MBS: The Rise to Power of MBS (2020) give a talk for the Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series. Madawi al-Rasheed, Ben Hubbard 17 Nov 2020
82 Global histories of hierarachy? Reflections from India on Caste, race and the Black Lives Matter movement Nayanika Mathur (Oxford) and Rosalind O'Hanlon (Oxford) give a talk for the Modern South Asian Studies seminars on the Black Lives Matter movement. Nayanika Mathur, Rosalind O'Hanlon 11 Nov 2020
83 Challenging the Limited View - The Case of the Women in Mosques Movement Part of the Middle East Centre Women's Rights Research Seminars. With Dr Mine Yildirim Chair: Dr Nazila Ghanea (Department for Continuing Education,University of Oxford). Mine Yildirim, Nazila Ghanea 06 Nov 2020
84 Domestic audience costs and foreign policy making in India: recent shifts in the BJP's strategy Unlike ever before in India’s history, domestic political calculations and audience costs dictate the shaping of the country’s foreign and security policy. Happymon Jacob 05 Nov 2020
85 Pandemic as event: thinking modern Indian society through a crisis Conjunctures and crises reveal the fault lines of a society. Covid 19 and the resultant lockdown in India have brought back memories of the devastation wrought by the flu epidemic of 1918 and the political crackdown by the colonial government. Dilip Menon 05 Nov 2020
86 Privacy Is Power Part of the Colloquium on AI Ethics series presented by the Institute of Ethics in AI. This event is also part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Carissa Véliz, Sir Michael Tugendhat, Stephanie Hare, John Tasioulas 05 Nov 2020
87 OxPeace 2020: Take-aways from the ‘Women, Peace and Security’ Conference Frances Guy and Liz Carmichael sum up the 2020 Oxpeace Conference. Frances Guy, Liz Carmichael 02 Nov 2020
88 Orientalism and the Language of the Middle East Lillie Sullivan, Piotr Schulkes, and Hajar Meddah discuss what the Middle East as a region is and how it is portrayed in academia and the media. Piotr Schulkes, Hajar Meddah, Lillie Sullivan 02 Nov 2020
89 Live Event: The World After CoVid TORCH Goes Digital! presents a series of weekly live events Big Tent - Live Events! Humanities and Policy Week Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Ngaire Woods, Peter Frankopan 13 Oct 2020
90 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
91 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
92 The Leszek Kołakowski Lecture: Is Poland still a liberal democracy? Constitutional breakdown and potential revival Wojciech Sadurski (University of Sydney and University of Warsaw), gives the 2019 Leszek Kołakowski Lecture. Wojciech Sadurski 08 Sep 2020
93 St Antony's Looks At the World - Ep 1: Professor Simukai Chigudu Professor Simukai Chigudu, Associate Professor of African Politics, joins us to discuss his book The Political Life of an Epidemic: Cholera, Crisis and Citizenship in Zimbabwe and the lessons for today. Simukai Chigudu 26 Aug 2020
94 Antony's Looks At the World - Ep 2: Professor Thomas Hale Professor Thomas Hale, Associate Professor in Global Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government; Fellow of St Antony's College discusses his recent pioneering work on the Covid-19 response tracker. Thomas Hale 26 Aug 2020
95 St Antony's Looks at the World Ep 6: Professor Sir John Redwood MP with Dr Zachary Karabell For our sixth edition of St Antony’s Looks at the World, we present two of our most distinguished alumni: Professor the Rt Hon Sir John Redwood (History, 1971) interviewed by Dr Zachary Karabell (Middle Eastern Studies, 1988). Sir John Redwood, Zachary Karabell 20 Aug 2020
96 The Science Media Centre and its work Fiona Lethbridge, Science Media Centre, gives a talk on the Science Media Centre and it's work. Fiona Lethbridge 24 Jun 2020
97 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture Europe's Story: Phoenix or Phantom? Timothy Snyder (Yale) gives the 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf lecture on Friday May 3rd 2019. Introduced by Manfred Lahnstein (ZEIT-Stiftung) and chaired by Timothy Garton Ash (Oxford). Timothy Synder, Timothy Garten-Ash, Manfred Lahnstein 18 Jun 2020
98 Germany, Europe and the West - 2020 Annual Ralf Dahrendorf Memorial Lecture The 2020 Dahrendorf Lecture, given by Dr Norbert Röttgen (Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee, German Bundestag). The discussant is Gideon Rachman (Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times). Chaired by Professor Timothy Garton Ash (St Antony's). Norbert Röttgen 15 Jun 2020
99 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 8. Concluding discussion:from cacophony to polyphony? What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. With Natalie Nougayrede (Guardian), Daniel Judt (Oxford) Chair: Timothy Garton Ash (Oxford). Natalie Nougayrède, Daniel Judt, Timothy Garton Ash 12 Jun 2020
100 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 7. Europe's stories seen from outside What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. With Pratap Bhanu Mehta (Ashoka University, Delhi), Sonia Lucarelli (University of Bologna), Khaled Fahmy (Cambridge) Chair: Faisal Devji (Oxford). Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Sonia Lucarelli, Khaled Fahmy, Faisal Devji 12 Jun 2020