Events

On this page you will find all events, both seminars and conferences that are organized solely by the New Middle East-project and Friday-seminars that are organized in cooperation with the Centre for Islamic and Middle East Studies.

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Time and place: June 10, 2016 8:30 AM4:30 PM, Helga Engs hus: Auditorium 3

The conference marks the end of the New Middle East project (NEWME) that started in 2012. NEWME has studied political and ideological trends in the Middle East at a time when old patriarchal and autocratic structures in the region have crumbled. Two main topics will be addressed at the conference by panels composed of NEWME researchers and leading international Middle East experts. The first topic addresses the current status of democracy and political Islam in the Middle East. The second addresses political implications of the challenges to patriarchal structures (gender and age hierarchies) in the region. ​

Time and place: June 6, 2014 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 5

A seminar with Professor Mohammad Fadel, University of Toronto, Canada

Time and place: Apr. 4, 2014 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 5

A seminar with Professor François Burgat, Principal Investigator of When Authoritarianism Fails in the Arab World, Institut de recherches et d’études sur le monde arabe et musulman (IREMAM), Aix-en-Provence, France

Time and place: Feb. 28, 2014 1:00 PM2:30 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 5

A seminar with Prof. Jean-Francois Seznec, Georgetown University

Time and place: Feb. 28, 2014 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 5

 - A seminar with Monica Marks

Time and place: Feb. 14, 2014 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Møterom 1.floor Georg Sverdrups hus
Time and place: Jan. 31, 2014 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 5

A seminar with Dr. Albrecht Hofheinz (University of Oslo)

Time and place: Jan. 24, 2014 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 5

A seminar with Dr. Dag Tuastad, University of Oslo

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2013 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Jon Nordenson, University of Oslo

Time and place: Oct. 25, 2013 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 4

A seminar with Prof. Abdulkhaleq Abdulla, University of the United Arab Emirates

Time and place: Sep. 6, 2013 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Tora Systad Tyssen

Time and place: Aug. 30, 2013 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Dr. Samia Mehrez, American University in Cairo

Time and place: Aug. 23, 2013 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Noah Salomon, Assistant Professor of Religion at Carleton College, Minnesota.

His research has explored the intersection of Islamic political formations and religious discourse (praise poetry, conversion narratives, and debates on Islamic knowledge) among Sufi and Salafi Muslims in contemporary Sudan.  He is currently working on a book manuscript that attempts an ethnography of the Islamic state in Sudan from 1989 to the present as well as a new project on secularism and the construction of a new Muslim minority in the nascent state of South Sudan.

Time and place: Aug. 16, 2013 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Tilde Rosmer, University of Oslo

Time and place: Apr. 12, 2013 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

Et seminar med førsteamanuensis Abdel Magid al-Araki, HiOA

Time and place: Mar. 15, 2013 11:30 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Prof. Lutz E. Edzard, University of Oslo

Time and place: Mar. 1, 2013 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 6

A seminar with Dr. Amr el-Shora with comments by Kristian Takvam Kindt

Time and place: Feb. 8, 2013 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus Auditorium 4

Professor i historie ved Universitetet i Oslo Hilde Henriksen Waage presenterer sin nye bok Konflikt og stormaktspolitikk i Midtøsten.

Time and place: Nov. 30, 2012 11:15 AM1:00 PM, PAM 454

A seminar with Prof. Bjørn Olav Utvik, University of Oslo

Time and place: Nov. 2, 2012 11:15 AM1:00 PM, PAM 454

A seminar with Dr. Mohammad Ali Saqqaf ( South Yemeni human rights activist)

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2012 11:15 AM1:00 PM, Niels Treschows hus 1224 (11.floor/12.etg)

A seminar with Associate Professor Arzoo Osanloo (University of Washington)

Time and place: Sep. 21, 2012 11:15 AM1:00 PM, PAM 454

A seminar with Michel Nawfal (Institute for Palestine Studies, Beirut)

Time and place: Sep. 14, 2012 11:15 AM1:00 PM, PAM 454

A seminar with Professor Abdul Aziz Said (American University, Washington DC)

Time and place: Sep. 7, 2012 11:15 AM1:00 PM, PAM 454

A seminar with Professor Mark Levine (University of California)

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2012 11:15 AM1:00 PM, PAM 454

A seminar with Kåre Annaniassen

 

The seminar will be addressing challenges of the central Yemeni government in obtaining, holding and administer its power amidtst informal actors competing with formal state authority.

The presentation will seek to answer the following three questions: Why is the Yemeni government increasingly loosing control of its territory? What are the consequences of the Arab spring to Yemen and its government’s ability to rule? What challenges will a new regime be facing?

Kåre Annaniassen is from the Norwegian Defence Staff