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1 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
2 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
3 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
4 ‘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
5 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
6 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 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
12 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
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 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
20 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
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 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
25 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
26 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
27 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
28 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 6. Europe's insider outsiders What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. With Ayyam Sureau (Association Pierre Claver, Paris), Katalin Barsony (Romedia, Budapest), Ayse Kadioglu (Sabanci University, Istanbul), Chair: Ruth Harris (Oxford). Ayyam Sureau, Katalin Barsony, Ayse Kadioglu, Ruth Harris 11 Jun 2020
29 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 5. Europe's (his)story in schools, museums, theatre and foundations What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. Steffen Sammler, Constanze Itzel, Katie Ebner-Landy, Michael Schwarz 10 Jun 2020
30 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 4. Writing a history of Europe What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. Ian Kershaw, Andreas Wirsching, Margaret MacMillan, Paul Betts 10 Jun 2020
31 10th Anniversary Dahrendorf Lecture and Colloquium 3. The power and perils of narrative What Stories Does Europe Tell? Contested Narratives, Complex Histories, Conflicted Union. With Andrew Hurrell (Oxford), Kalypso Nicolaidis (Oxford), Carolin Duttlinger (Oxford) Chair: Rasmus Nielsen (Oxford). Andrew Hurrell, Kalypso Nicolaidis, Carolin Duttlinger, Rasmus Nielsen 10 Jun 2020
32 Second Keynote and Concluding Remarks; The Hegemonic Rememberance in Post Communist Eastern Europe Jelena Subotic gives the second and final keynote of the conference, chaired by Jessie Barton-Hronesova. Followed by concluding remarks and next step plans by Jessie Barton-Hronesova and Johana Wyss. Jelena Subotic, Jessie Barton-Hronesova, Johana Wyss 05 Jun 2020
33 Panel 3: How do Local Memories and Grassroots Mnemonic Actors Challenge National Grand Narratives? Andreza de Souza Santos, Graham Dawson and Jocelyn Alexander give presentations the third panel. Chaired by Kathrin Bachleitner. Andreza de Souza Santos, Graham Dawson, Jocelyn Alexander, Kathrin Bachleitner 05 Jun 2020
34 Panel 2: What is the Relationship between Hegemonic Memories, Silence and Nationalism? Barbara Törnquist-Plewa and Craig Larkin give presentstions in the second panel of the conference. Chaired by Johana Wyss. Barbara Törnquist-Plewa, Kateřina Králová, Craig Larkin, Johana Wyss 05 Jun 2020
35 Opening Remarks and First Keynote; Curated Stories and the Misuses of Storytelling Jessie Barton-Hronesova, Johana Wyss and Diego Sánchez-Ancochea introduce the conference and Sujatha Fernandes gives the first keynote to the conference. Sujatha Fernandes, Jessie Barton-Hronesova, Johana Wyss, Diego Sánchez-Ancochea 05 Jun 2020
36 Jawaharlal Nehru on International Relations: Prof Judith Brown Professor Judith Brown discusses the international thought of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. Judith Brown 21 Apr 2020
37 Unpacking the Refugees-Terrorism Nexus Sara Polo, University of Essex, gives a talk for the Changing Character of War seminar series. Sara Polo 16 Apr 2020
38 The Russian Understanding of War Oscar Jonsson, Stockholm Free World Forum, gives a talk for the Changing Character of War Programme. Oscar Jonsson 16 Apr 2020
39 Refugee Studies Centre: Book launch - Palestinian Refugees in International Law Book launch for the new book Palestinian Refugees in International Law by Lex Takkenberg and Francesca Albanese. Lex Takkenberg, Francesca Albanese 02 Apr 2020
40 Political gossip and how it drives everything Political writer Marie Le Conte on how Westminster gossip is intrinsic to politics reporting Marie Le Conte 11 Mar 2020
41 The Saudi Arabia of Muhammad bin Salman: How Much Change? Professor Gregory Gause (Head of International Affairs Department, The Bush School of Government and Public Service) gives a talk on Saudi Arabia crown prince Muhammad bin Salman. Introduced by Dr Toby Matthiesen (St. Antony's College, Oxford. Gregory Gause 25 Feb 2020
42 The political life of an Epidemic: Cholera, Crisis and Citizenship Simukai Chigudu launches his book, 'The political life of an Epidemic: Cholera, Crisis and Citizenship'. He explains the cholera epidemic, the response to it in Zimbabwe and from the world and life after the epidemic, remembering the epidemic Simukai Chigudu 24 Feb 2020
43 The struggle for Iraq's political field after the assassination of Qasim Sulimani, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis; the protest movement, Iraq's militias and the ruling elite Professor Toby Dodge, LSE, gives a talk for the Middle East Studies Centre seminar series. Chaired by Dr Toby Matthiesen (St. Antony's College, Oxford). Toby Dodge 07 Feb 2020
44 British politics after Brexit: reflections on the last three years and the next fifty Lord Sumption will discuss the impact on our constitution and political system of the referendum of 2016 and its aftermath. Lord Sumption 07 Feb 2020
45 Iran, Iraq and the US after the Qasim Sulemani assassination Panel discussion looking at US, Iranian and Iraqi politics after the Qasim Sulemani assassination. Held in Oxford on Monday, 20th January 2020 Felix Gedney, Emma Sky, Sir Simon Mayall, Toby Matthiesen 28 Jan 2020
46 2d. Computational propaganda Video Narayanan, Oxford Internet Institute, Video Narayanan 27 Jan 2020
47 GCHU Public Seminar: Managing migration: cities, governance, integration At this seminar on ‘Managing migration: cities, governance, integration’, invited speakers each respond to the question: How can cities engage with managing global migration flows and social integration? Cecile Riallant, Colleen Thouez, David Howard, Thomas Lacroix 10 Jan 2020
48 The Future of UK-Africa Research Partnerships Development Research and Beyond Gill Wells is the Head of Research Services European and International Team and Strategic Lead on GCRF at the University of Oxford. Gill Wells 13 Dec 2019
49 Communicating the Diagnosis of Life Threatening Conditions to Children Professor Alan Stein, Head of Section, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Oxford delivered this talk at an AfOx insaka. Alan Stein 13 Dec 2019
50 Creative Commons Psychologically informed micro-targeted political campaigns: the use and abuse of data Data-driven micro-targeted campaigns have become a key part of political strategy. As personal and societal data becomes more accessible, we need to understand how it can be used and whether it is relevant to regulate political candidates' access to data. Jens Koed Madsen 04 Dec 2019
51 Creative Commons Migration: the movement of humankind from prehistory to the present Robin Cohen discusses migration throughout history and in the present day. Robin Cohen 02 Dec 2019
52 Iraq and Iran: old foes, ambivalent allies Ambassador Wilks CMG (HM British Ambassador to Iraq), gives a talk for the Middle East Centre seminar series. Ambassador Wilks CMG 15 Nov 2019
53 Creative Commons Gbagba and Jaadeh! as Anti-Corruption Revolutions from 'Below' Corruption is often bandied about in adult circles as the misuse of public influence for private gain. But, what if children could articulate how corruption is enmeshed in everyday human interactions? Robtel Neajai Pailey 08 Nov 2019
54 Creative Commons War, Aesthetics, Politics – an interview with Vivienne Jabri Professor Vivienne Jabri discusses the relationship between war, aesthetics and politics in relation to contemporary warfare with Christine Strandmose Toft. Vivienne Jabri, Christine Strandmose 04 Nov 2019
55 Climate change and politics - why haven’t we done more? With the IPCC warning that policymakers have limited time to keep global warming to a maximum of 1.5° C - why haven’t we done more? Peter Millican, Caroline Lucas, Ryan Rafaty, Tristram Walsh 28 Oct 2019
56 Us and them? Analysing the inclusion of foreign-born academics in British academia Abertay University's Toma Pustelnikovaite on the nuances underlying the influx of migrant academics into the UK. Toma Pustelnikovaite 25 Oct 2019
57 Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution Professor Walter Armbrust (St. Antony's College, Oxford) gives a talk for the Middle East Studies Centre seminar series. Chaired by Professor Eugene Rogan (St. Antony's College, Oxford). Walter Armbrust 22 Oct 2019
58 Surviving the cash crunch: Bhekisisa's road to non-profit health and social justice journalism Mia Malan, journalist, gives a talk for the Reuters Institute seminar series. Mia Malan 18 Oct 2019
59 Creative Commons Richard Reid Richard Reid, historian of Africa, in conversation with Stanley Ulijaszek. Richard Reid, Stanley Ulijaszek 16 Oct 2019
60 How bad is the current crisis of American democracy? Professor Adam Smith gives a talk to alumni entitled "How bad is the current crisis of American democracy?" Adam Smith 04 Oct 2019
61 Creative Commons Fighting against Poverty in the African Great Lakes Region: a question of Power and Resistance AfOx Visiting Fellow, Dr Aymar Bisoka from the Catholic University of Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo delivered this seminar co-hosted by AfOx and the African House at Christ Church College. Aymar Bisoka 23 Sep 2019
62 Knowledge Exchange Showcase - Refugee Heritage: the Archaeology of the Calais 'Jungle' Sarah Mallet School of Archaeology and Louise Fowler Museum of London Archaeology give a talk for the Knowledge Exchange Showcase on their research on the Calais migrant camp known as the Jungle. Sarah Mallet, Louise Fowler 15 Jul 2019
63 Welcome and brief statements Welcome to the event, with presentations from Charles Godfray and Rob Iliffe. Chaired by Silvio Funtowicz. Charles Godfray, Rob Iliffe, Silvio Funtowicz 08 Jul 2019
64 Creative Commons Responses to the Government White Paper on Online Harms and the ‘right to be forgotten’ LSE media expert and government adviser Damian Tambini and Roxana Radu from Oxford Law Faculty respond to the UK government’s White Paper on Online Harms and assess the implications of the new rights of the digital age such as the ‘right to be forgotten’. Damian Tambini, Roxana Radu 03 Jul 2019
65 Governance of Public Opinion in the Age of Platforms: A Study of China Jufang Wang, former news editor in China, and Ralph Schroeder of the Oxford Internet Institute, assess the Communist Party’s efforts to control public opinion in China by regulation of social media platforms and the controversial ‘social credit system’. Jufang Wang, Ralph Schroeder 03 Jul 2019
66 Creative Commons Prospects for Meaningful Accountability for Rights Violations in Sri Lanka This talk was given as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Kiran Grewal, Farzana Haniffa, Gehan Gunatilleke, Dharsha Jegatheswaran 25 Jun 2019
67 Creative Commons The Journalist Perspective: Low Expectations and Promising Trends in Transitional Justice This talk was given as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Thierry Cruvellier 25 Jun 2019
68 Creative Commons Book Launch 'When Political Transitions Work: Reconciliation as Interdependence' This talk was given as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Fanie du Toit, Kate O'Regan 25 Jun 2019
69 Colombian Outcast Youths and the Broken Promises of Transformative Justice This talk was given as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Elena Butti 25 Jun 2019
70 Creative Commons The Arrest of a Head of State Pursuant to an ICC Warrant. The Al-Bashir Case This talk was given as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Flavia Lattanzi 25 Jun 2019
71 Creative Commons The ICC Rohingya Case: Radical or Routine? This talk was given as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Payam Akhavan 25 Jun 2019
72 Creative Commons New economic and moral foundations for the Anthropocene Prof Beinhocker will argue that by changing the ideologies, narratives, and memes that govern our economic system, we can create the political space required to rapidly transform to a sustainable and just economic system. Eric Beinhocker 24 Jun 2019
73 Hirak: A roundtable on the Algerian protests Roundtable discussion looking at the Algerian protests. With Michael Willis (St Antony’s College), James McDougall (Trinity College), Hicham Yezza (Ceasefire Magazine) and Latefa Guemar (University of East London). Michael Willis, James McDougall, Hicham Yezza, Latefa Guemar 20 Jun 2019
74 Creative Commons Freedom of Political Communication, Propaganda and the Role of Epistemic Institutions in Cyberspace Professor Seumas Miller defines fake news, hate speech and propaganda, discusses the relationship between social media and political propaganda. Seumas Miller 20 Jun 2019
75 Lecture and Book Launch- The politics of family law reform in Jordan and Morocco: Two seemingly similar monarchies, two different approaches Dr Dorthe Engelcke (Max Planck Institute, Hamburg) gives a discussion Chair: Dr Michael Willis (St Antony's College). Dörthe Engelcke 14 Jun 2019
76 Veteran Poetics Book at Lunchtime: Veteran Poetics: British Literature in the Age of Mass Warfare, 1790–2015 Suzan Kalayci, Kate McLoughlin, Santanu Das, Elleke Boehmer 12 Jun 2019
77 Creative Commons The Rise of Investor-State Arbitration: Rethinking Key Moments What explains the rise of investor-state arbitration? To the extent that investor-state arbitration had founding fathers, what were their motivations, what constraints did they have, what was their thinking? Taylor St John 31 May 2019
78 Does a woman have to behave like a man to succeed in this world A lively panel discussion marking the 40th anniversary of Margaret Thatcher's election as Prime Minister and the centenary of the Sex Disqualification Act. Lady Arden, Cindy Gallop, Anya Hindmarch, Sacha Romanovitch 29 May 2019
79 Situating the Study of Islam in Global Intellectual History: Toshihiko Izutsu's Middle-Earth Armando Salvatore (McGill University) gives a talk as part of the following conference: Neither Near Nor Far: Encounters and Exchanges between Japan and the Middle East. Armando Salvatore 29 May 2019
80 Reflections on Recent Events in the Republic of Sudan Panel discussion on the Republic of Sudan. Joint event with The Sudanese Programme, held in St Antony's College on May 3rd 2019. Ahmed al-Shahi, Sara Abdelgalil, Richard Barltrop 10 May 2019
81 Desert in the Promised Land: The Politics and Semiotics of Space in Israeli Culture Yael Zerubavel (Professor Emerita of Jewish Studies and History, Rutgers University) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre, chaired by Professor Yaacov Yadgar (Stanley Lewis Professor of Israel Studies, St Anne's). Yael Zerubavel 10 May 2019
82 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
83 Inside Tunisia's al-Nahda: Between Politics and Preaching Rory McCarthy (Magdalen College, Oxford) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre seminar series, chaired by Michael Willis (St Antony's College). Rory McCarthy, Michael Willis 01 May 2019
84 Twenty-first century: populism, neoliberalism, and their discontents Andrew Arsan (University of Cambridge) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre. Chaired by Walter Armbrust (St Antony's College). Andrew Arsan 01 May 2019
85 In Search of Institutional Order: Can the Shi'a Marja'iyya Depart from Traditional Limits and Unlock the Future Potential? Dr Abbas Kadhim (Atlantic Council) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre seminar series, charied by Toby Matthiesen (St Antony's College). Abbas Kadhim 30 Apr 2019
86 Creative Commons The Politics of Greece's Theatrical Revolution, ca. 500 - ca. 300 BCE An APGRD public lecture given in April 2018: Peter Wilson (Sydney) discusses the relationship between Greek theatre and politics. Peter Wilson 20 Mar 2019
87 Creative Commons The 2019 Leszek Kołakowski Lecture - Central European philosophy and the search for truth in dark times The 2019 Leszek Kołakowski Lecture was given by Marci Shore, associate professor of history at Yale University. Marci Shore, Timothy Garton Ash 18 Mar 2019
88 Creative Commons Bolder Action for health in Africa This talk was delivered by Dr Tolullah Oni, Clinical Senior Research Associate, University of Cambridge. Tolullah Oni 15 Mar 2019
89 The Rise of the Egyptian Middle Class: Socio-Economic Mobility and Public Discontent from Nasser to Sadat Relli Shechter (St Antony’s College) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre, on 29th January 2019. Relli Shechter 08 Mar 2019
90 Women and Power: Changing the Stories We Tell Ourselves – keynote by Melissa Benn, Writer and Campaigner 'Women and Power: Changing the Stories We Tell Ourselves’ is the keynote by the writer and campaigner Melissa Benn at the Women and Power conference which took place on the 6th and 7th March 2019. Melissa Benn, Senia Paseta 06 Mar 2019
91 How not to Ruin Everything: Futures Thinking Launch Launch event for Futures Thinking, a new research group looking into future problems and opportunities created by advances in technology and artificial intelligence. Chelsea Haith, Robert Iliffe, Gretta Corporaal, Alexandra Paddock 05 Mar 2019
92 Iran and sanctions Zep Kalb (UCLA) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre. Chaired by Yassamine Mather. Zep Kalb 05 Mar 2019
93 The Alseran Ruling One Year On; Session 1: Alseran in Context On the first anniversary of the Alseran ruling, where it was found that detainees in British military custody in Iraq had suffered inhuman and degrading treatment, and had been unlawfully detained. Liora Lazarus, Nicholas Mercer, Lawrence Hill-Cawthorne, Melanie Jacques 25 Feb 2019
94 Taylor Lecture 2019: Yanis Varoufakis Realistic Utopias versus Dystopic Realities: Reflections on writing about an alternative economic present. Yanis Varoufakis 20 Feb 2019
95 Discussion: What is a decolonial curriculum? Kwame Dawes, Jok Madut Jok, Peter D Mcdonald and Anu Anand discuss What is a decolonial curriculum? Held at TORCH on 28th November 2018. Kwame Dawes, Jok Madut Jok, Peter D McDonald, Anu Anand 15 Feb 2019
96 Peter D Mcdonald - What is a decolonial curriculum? Peter D Mcdonald, Professor of English and Related Literature, University of Oxford gives a talk for the workshop, What is a Decolonial Curriculum? Held at TORCH on 28th November 2018. Peter D McDonald 15 Feb 2019
97 Jok Madut Jok - What is a decolonial curriculum? Jok Madut Jok, TORCH / Mellon Global South Visiting Professor, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the workshop, What is a Decolonial Curriculum? Held at TORCH on 28th November 2018. Jok Madut Jok 15 Feb 2019
98 The Iraq War Inquiry - a study in contemporary political, diplomatic, military and reconstruction history The seminar will consider the Iraq Inquiry’s origins, terms of reference, mode of operation, and issues which arose in the course of its work, in framing its conclusions, and on its publication and reception. Sir John Chilcot 08 Feb 2019
99 Creative Commons European Policy on the Middle East: Making a Difference? Nick Westcott (Director Royal African Society and Associate at SOAS) gives a talk for the Middle East Studies Centre on 1st February 2019. Chaired by Eugene Rogan (St Antony's College). Nick Westcott 06 Feb 2019
100 Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics: How the digital era is transforming Kenya Writer and political activist Nanjala Nyabola delivers our first insaka of 2019. In this podcast, Nanjala explores shifts in power, popular action and social capacity in the digital age. Nanjala Nyabola 06 Feb 2019