Middle East Studies

The Gulf and the Horn: Changing Geographies of Security Interdependence and Competing Visions of Regional Order

Monday, 21 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Seminar Room 2, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, OX1 3TB

The historical proximity between the societies of the Arabian Peninsula and the Horn of Africa has in recent years been increasingly experienced as a relationship of growing insecurity.

Speaker(s): 
Prof. Harry Verhoeven, Georgetown University

Refugee Studies Centre Seminar -- Book launch for 'Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State'

Wednesday, 2 May, 2018 - 14:00
Seminar Room 3, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

The dispossession and forced migration of nearly 50% of Syria’s population has produced the greatest refugee crisis since World War II. Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State (Hurst Publishers) p

Speaker(s): 
Professor Dawn Chatty (Refugee Studies Centre)

Postdoctoral Research Officer in Middle East Studies

School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, 11 Bevington Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

The Middle East Studies Programme in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates in a social science discipline or modern history, with special reference to the Middle East, for a fixed term Postdoctoral Research Officer position, funded by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation for 24 months. The School is looking for the best possible candidate working within the study of the Middle East with particular reference to Turkey, Iran or Egypt.

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