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  1. Dr Maha Nassar, University of Arizona

    Dr Maha Nassar, University of Arizona

    Equality vs. Freedom: Continuity and Change in the Demands of '48 Palestinians

    The Institute of Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus Studies (MECACS) presents Dr Maha Nassar presenting 'Equality vs. Freedom: Continuity and Change...

  2. CSS Seminar Series: Dr Carsten Wieland and Dr Michelle Burgis

    CSS Seminar Series: Dr Carsten Wieland and Dr Michelle Burgis

    Humanitarian assistance and war crimes

    The CSS and MECACS are hosting this joint presentation from Dr Carsten Wieland, scholar, German diplomat, former senior UN consultant, and Middle East and...

  3. Prof M Kersel -- Capital Gains? The Consequences of Esteem for Levantine Neolithic Masks

    Prof M Kersel -- Capital Gains? The Consequences of Esteem for Levantine Neolithic Masks

    The Centre for Art and Politics Presents

    The consequence of individual and institutional esteem for Neolithic (7600-6000 BCE) masks from the Levant has a direct impact on our understanding of past...

  4. The Paul Wilkinson Memorial Lecture 2022

    The Paul Wilkinson Memorial Lecture 2022

    Featuring Dr Raphaël Lefèvre, New College, Oxford

    Email tsadmin@st-andrews.ac.uk to book a space. Raphaël's central research interest is the changing nature of Sunni Islamism in the Middle East, with a...

  5. 2022 St Andrews Sanctuary Lecture

    2022 St Andrews Sanctuary Lecture

    What does 'Sanctuary' mean?

    As part of the University's Sanctuary Celebration Week 2022, join Professor Rebecca Sweetman (School of Classics) and Dr Natasha Saunders (School of...

  6. Kazakhstan's Political Transition Goes Global

    Kazakhstan's Political Transition Goes Global

    The Nazarbayevs, Transnational Kleptocracy and Exile Politics

    In the wake of January's massive demonstrations in Kazakhstan, which left more than 225 dead and prompted a Russian-led CSTO intervention, President...

  7. Syrian Christian Experiences During the Syrian Uprising

    Syrian Christian Experiences During the Syrian Uprising

    MECACS Events as part of the University Sanctuary Celebration Week

    The Institute of Middle East, Central Asia and Caucasus Studies (MECACS) together with the Council for At-Risk Academics (cara) and the Centre for Syrian...

  8. What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?

    What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?

    Professor Stephen Biddle - Columbia University

    The Institute for the Study of War and Strategy presents 'What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?'. Stephen Biddle is Professor of International and Public...

  9. City that oil built: narratives of oil in Baku's memorial landscape

    City that oil built: narratives of oil in Baku's memorial landscape

    Dr Leyla Sayfutdinova Social Anthropology University of St Andrews and the Centre for Energy Ethics

    In this talk, Dr Leyla Sayfutdinova will discuss how Baku's identity of an 'oil city' has been constructed through the narratives on its urban...

  10. City that oil built: narratives of oil in Baku's memorial landscape

    City that oil built: narratives of oil in Baku's memorial landscape

    Dr Leyla Sayfutdinova Social Anthropology University of St Andrews and the Centre for Energy Ethics

    In this talk, Dr Leyla Sayfutdinova will discuss how Baku's identity of an 'oil city' has been constructed through the narratives on its urban...

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