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Eugene Rogan

Series featuring Eugene Rogan

  • Oriental Institute
  • Alumni Weekend
  • Humanitas - Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge
  • Thinking with Things: The Oxford Collection
  • Middle East Centre
  • TORCH | The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
  • Israel Studies Seminar
  • Almanac – The Oxford Middle East Podcast
  • Middle East Centre Booktalk
  • European Studies Centre
# Episode Title Description People Date
40 The Damascus Events Book Launch, Oxford Book Launch for "The Damascus Events: the 1860 Massacre and the Destruction of the Old Ottoman World" By Eugene Rogan, Published in hardback by Allen Lane, 2 May 2024. Eugene Rogan 17 May 2024
39 Creative Commons The United Nations and the Question of Palestine Professor Ardi Imseis new book explores the UN’s management of the longest-running problem on its agenda, critically assessing tensions between the Organisation’s position and international law. Ardi Imseis, Eugene Rogan 07 May 2024
38 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
37 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
36 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
35 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
34 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
33 Creative Commons Zionism and the Jews of Iraq: A Personal Perspective Professor Avi Shlaim gives the George Antonius Memorial Lecture 2023, examining the Jewish exodus from Iraq in the aftermath of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, and arguing the Zionist movement played an active part in the uprooting of Iraqi Jews. Avi Shlaim, Eugene Rogan 19 Sep 2023
32 Book Launch - Russia and the GCC 'The Case of Tatarstan's Paradiplomacy' Dr. Diana Galeeva introduces her book which examines the relations between the Gulf States and Russia from the Soviet era to the present day. Diana Galeeva, Roy Allison, Eugene Rogan 07 Sep 2023
31 Memorial in honour of Derek Hopwood OBE and Celia Kerslake The Director and Fellows of the Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College convened a memorial in honour of Derek Hopwood OBE, Emeritus Fellow in Middle Eastern Studies (1933-2020) and Celia Kerslake, Emeritus Fellow in Turkish (1946-2023). Eugene Rogan, Roger Goodman, Gina Rowland, Rosie MacGregor 22 Aug 2023
30 Creative Commons Israel's Covert Diplomacy in the Middle East This lecture explores Israel’s secret relations with its neighbors during the years 1948-2022. Elie Podeh, Eugene Rogan 03 Aug 2023
29 Creative Commons Resurrecting the Caliphate: The Creed of Abraham and ISIS’s Hermeneutics of Power A talk with a focus on the contemporary militant group referred to by the acronym ISIS (or ISIL) and its views on the “caliphate.” Asma Afsaruddin, Eugene Rogan 21 Feb 2023
28 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
27 Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism Professor Mohammad Khalil scrutinises the claim by New Atheists like Richard Dawkins that Islam is a fundamentally violent religion Mohammad Khalil, Eugene Rogan 07 Feb 2023
26 Creative Commons Inside Qatar: Hidden Stories from One of the Richest Nations on Earth A talk based on John McManus’s book, Inside Qatar: hidden stories from one of the richest nations on earth. John McManus, Eugene Rogan 06 Dec 2022
25 Creative Commons The Making of the Modern Middle East A vivid and authoritative account of the making of the modern Middle East, from the BBC’s long-serving correspondent in the region. Jeremy Bowen, Eugene Rogan 23 Nov 2022
24 Creative Commons Nemir Kirdar Memorial Event Memorial event for the late Mr Nemir Amin Kirdar (1936-2020). Roger Goodman, Margaret MacMillan, Eugene Rogan, Serra Kirdar 15 Nov 2022
23 Creative Commons Albert Hourani’s Impact 2022 is the 60th anniversary of the publication of Albert Hourani’s magnum opus Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age, 1798-1939. Matthew Smith, Charles Ough, Paul Dresch, Eugene Rogan 17 Oct 2022
22 Creative Commons The Global Merchants: The Enterprise and Extravagance of the Sassoon Dynasty Professor Joseph Sassoon in conversation with Dr Michael Willis about his recent book, The Global Merchants: The Enterprise and Extravagance of the Sassoon Dynasty (Allen Lane, Penguin Group, 2022). Emeritus Professor Avi Shlaim joins them. Joseph Sassoon, Michael Willis, Avi Shlaim, Eugene Rogan 24 Mar 2022
21 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
20 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
19 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
18 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
17 History, politics, and Anecdotes with Eugene Rogan Piotr Schulkes and Eugene Rogan discuss the importance of history in contemporary Middle Eastern politics, how the West discusses the region, and a number of stories from Rogan’s time at Oxford. Piotr Schulkes, Eugene Rogan 22 Feb 2021
16 Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads First episode of Booktalk, where host Professor Eugene Rogan (St Antony's College, Oxford) talks with David Rundell on his book Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads, Bloomsbury Publication (2020. Eugene Rogan, David Rundell 18 Jan 2021
15 The Dictatorship Syndrome Alaa Al Aswany, author of The Dictatorship Syndrome (2019), gives a talk for the Middle East Centre seminar series. Chaired by Professor Eugene Rogan (St Antony's College, Oxford) Alaa Al Aswany, Eugene Rogan 23 Oct 2020
14 The Middle East: Should We Give Up? Joost Hiltermann (International Crisis Group), gives a talk for the Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series on 25th January 2019. Professor Eugene Rogan chairs. Joost Hiltermannm, Eugene Rogan 01 Feb 2019
13 Creative Commons What future for Israel and Palestine? Dr Marwan Bishara (Academic Visitor, St Antony's College) gives a seminar for the Middle East Centre. Chaired by Eugene Rogan (St Antony's College). Marwan Bishara, Eugene Rogan 07 Dec 2018
12 Book Event: On the Arab Jew, Palestine, and Other Displacements Jacqueline Rose (Birkbeck), Kfir Cohen (Van Leer Jerusalem Institute), Moshe Behar (The University of Manchester), Hakem Al-Rustom (Michigan), Ella Shohat (New York University) discuss at the book event. Chaired by Eugene Rogan (St Antony's College). Jacqueline Rose, Kfir Cohen, Moshe Behar, Hakem Al-Rustom 28 Aug 2018
11 Eugene Rogan - The Myth of the Campbell-Bannerman Report: Arab views on Israel after the Suez Crisis On the origins and context of a little know (for some obvious reasons) chapter in the history of the Zionism. Eugene Rogan 08 Feb 2018
10 A History of Algeria James McDougall presents an expansive new account of the modern history of Africa's largest country James McDougal, Eugene Rogan, Laleh Khalili, Robert Gildea 25 Jan 2018
9 Panel Discussion: Prospects of Iraqi Kurdistan's Independence Amid Regional Turbulences Hemin Hawrami (Senior Adviser to President Masoud Barzani) and Ceng Sagnic (Moshe Dayan Centre, Israel), discuss the prospect of Kurdistan independence. Chaired by Eugene Rogan (St Antony’s College). Hemin Hawrami, Ceng Sagnic, Eugene Rogan, Ari Aziz Mamshae 16 May 2017
8 Writing an Arab Officer into the 1948 War for Palestine Professor Laila Parsons (McGill University), gives a talk for the Middle East seminar series. Chaired by Eugene Rogan (St Antony's College, Oxford). Laila Parsons, Eugene Rogan 09 May 2017
7 Arab robe worn by T. E. Lawrence On Lawrence of Arabia and wearing Arab robes. T. E. Lawrence, or Lawrence of Arabia was infamous for his scruffy appearance when in the British Khaki uniform, and wore it as little as possible. Eugene Rogan 23 Jan 2017
6 Creative Commons The Automobile Club of Egypt A Conversation with Alaa Al Aswany with Eugene Rogan at the Middle East Centre, St Antony's College on 19th January 2016. Alaa Al Aswany, Eugene Rogan 01 Feb 2016
5 The Ottoman Front: The First World War in the Middle East Drawing on European and Middle Eastern sources, historian Eugene Rogan provides an overview of the Great War in the Middle East from both sides of the trenches. Eugene Rogan 03 Oct 2014
4 The past is never dead: Balkan legacies of the First World War part one Speakers include; Ivo Banac (Yale University), Richard Crampton (St Edmund Hall, Oxford), Basil Gounaris (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Margaret Macmillan (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Eugene Rogan (St Antony’s College, Oxford) Othon Anastasakis, Elizabeth Roberts, Margaret MacMillan, Richard Crampton 19 Jun 2014
3 Creative Commons How to Be Publishable: Graduate Training Seminar A crash course in how to get published, from approaching the writing process to marketing your ideas. Dr. Eugene Rogan discusses the ins and outs of academic and trade publishing with insights for students at the graduate level and beyond. Eugene Rogan 20 Feb 2014
2 Creative Commons Michael Winterbottom in Conversation: Genres, Adaptation and Contemporary Cinema Filmmaker Michael Winterbottom gives a talk for the Humanitas lecture series on Film and Television. Michael Winterbottom, Eugene Rogan, Laura Marcus, Andrew Klevan 28 May 2013
1 Global Humanities Showcase Shearer West, Rana Mitter, Helen Wanatabe-O'Kelly and Eugene Rogan give presentations showcasing the research being done in the Oxford Humanities Division. Shearer West, Rana Mitter, Helen Wanatabe-O'Kelly, Eugene Rogan 05 Oct 2011