Middle East Studies

Women's Rights Research Seminar: The Archaeology of Experience of Domestic Violence against women in Iran (Middle East Centre)

Wednesday, 23 May, 2018 - 14:00
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College

This paper is based on a qualitative study conducted in Iran with 62 men, women and judicial officials in relation to domestic violence against women in Iran mainly in Gilan province situated in the north of Iran.

Shahla Tizro (York St John University)

Film screening: Nasser's Republic, The making of Modern Egypt (Middle East Centre Seminar)

Thursday, 3 May, 2018 - 17:00
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College

Basic stats:

“Nasser’s Republic, the Making of Modern Egypt”, 82 minutes, © 2016
Producer/director: Michal Goldman; English and Arabic with English subtitles.
This film was made possible primarily by support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Michal Goldman (Director)

Film screening: Disturbing the Peace (Middle East Centre Seminar)

Friday, 27 April, 2018 - 17:00
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College

About the Film

In a world torn by conflict—in a place where the idea of peace has been abandoned—an energy of determined optimism emerges. When someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand for the dream of a free and secure world, who will stand with them?

Introduction by Eugene Rogan (Director of the Middle East Centre, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, St Antony's College)


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