The Middle East Studies Programme in SIAS draws upon yet moves beyond Oxford's great tradition of Middle Eastern Studies. The new programme will offer postgraduate students training in social-scientific methodology as well as comparative courses on the modern Middle East.

The Middle East Studies Programme faculty's expertise covers Turkey and Israel as well as the Arab world and encourages student research in the politics, international relations, economics and history of the region.

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Dr Janey Messina joins SIAS

We would like to announce that Dr Janey Messina recently joined us as Associate Professor in Social Science Research Methods.  Her teaching focus will be on social science research methods, teaching quantitative methods to students in both the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Scho