Middle East Studies

MEC Friday Seminar Series: Formations of the Sectarian

Friday, 26 January, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
The Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

This lecture is also the keynote address of the three-day conference on 'Nationalism, Sectarianism and Ethno-Religious Mobilisation in the Middle East' co-organised by the Middle East Centre at St Antony's, Middle East Studies within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Pembroke Colle

Speaker(s): 
Max Weiss (Princeton)
Philip Robins (Chair)

Dr Hiroko Miyokawa

Academic Visitor (Sasakawa Peace Foundation)

Hiroko Miyokawa is a Sasakawa Peace Foundation Fellow at Middle East Studies, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies. She conducted field work in Egypt from 2007 to 2011 and she obtained her Ph. D. in area studies from Sophia University (Tokyo) in 2016. Her current research interests include the construction of ethno-religious identity among the Coptic Christians in early twentieth century Egypt, the relationship between ethnicity and religion, the use of archaeology in the development of nationalism in the Middle East.

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