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
Middle East Studies
A drinks reception will follow the lecture, at 6.30pm in the foyer of the Ruth Deech building.
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.