Forthcoming events.

We list here some of the forthcoming events related to the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula in Oxford. If you intend attending any of these events we recommend that you double check with the organisers regarding the exact timings and venues in case of any last minute changes.  Please note that not all of these events are organised by OxGAPS and we may not be informed of any last minute changes.

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Friday, 7 February 2014

7.30 -10.00 p.m.

Oxgaps Social Event for members and friends at the Middle East Centre, Woodstock Road (next to St. Antony’s College). Snacks and drinks will be available.

If you can  let us know you are coming by sending an email to office@oxgaps.info.

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Thursday, 20 February 2014

4.00 – 6.00 pm

Seminar: “Yemen 2014 – problems , solutions and prospects.”

The keynote speaker is Amat al-Alim Alsoswa, considered as Yemen’s most senior female politician, and a key protagonist of the current National Dialogue Conference.  Also on the panel will be Helen Lackner, editor of the new book  “Why Yemen matters: a society in transition” and Henry Thompson, Yemen Specialist and Consultant to the oil and mining sectors on environmental impacts and community engagement strategies.

Anyone wishing to participate needs to send an email with name and affiliation (if any) to office@oxgaps.info.

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Conference: “Green Arabia: Human Prehistory at the Cross-roads of Continents”, 2 – 4 April 2014.

Scholars and students from around the world will gather for 3 days of presentations and discussions covering the latest multidisciplinary research on the prehistory of the Arabian Peninsula and its role at the cross-roads of continents. More information on http://www.palaeodeserts.com/?p=2949

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Public Lecture: Arabia: The Central, but Missing Link in World Prehistory

The BFSA and MBI al Jaber Foundation are hosting a lecture by Professor Michael Petraglia on 12 March 2014 at 5.30pm in the MBI Al Jaber Building, Corpus Christi College, Merton Street, Oxford. There will be a drinks reception after the lecture. This event is open and free to all-comers but could you please let the organisers know if you are attending by sending an email to info@mbifoundation.com.

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Friday, 16 May 2014

Speaker event: Turkish writer and thinker, Mustafa Akyol,  Author of the book Islam without extremes

An OxGAPS event. Check this website for more details shortly

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