Political Thought

Oxford Political Thought – the Oxford seminar series where guest speakers working on Islam, politics, and history discuss their cutting-edge research on political thought.

This week, the first of our seminars for this academic year, our guest speaker Valerie Hoffman (University of Illinois), ‘Charges of Radicalism: Ibāḍī–Wahhābī Polemics and Articulations of Identity.’

Register to receive your personal ZOOM link: tinyurl.com/ywpewudw

As the live audience, you can ask a question anytime during the webinar by typing in the chat or Q&A dialogue box within the ZOOM platform.

Our series’ convenors are Professor Faisal Devji (Faculty of History) and Dr Usaama al-Azami (Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies) at the University of Oxford.

Our format – guests present for 20 minutes, one after the other and the Q&A discussion follows for around 45 minutes.

We are grateful to our guests for giving us permission to record the live webinars – our Programme Manager edits the recordings and the edited production becomes a podcast episode in our podcast series. You can find the podcast series at www.sant.ox.ac.uk/research-centres/contemporary-islamic-studies/oxford-political-thought or search for us on YouTube, Oxford Middle East Centre.

Wednesday 19 October 2022 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Wednesday 30 November 2022 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Wednesday 17 May 2023 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Wednesday 14 June 2023 (8th Week, Trinity Term)