Events

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Jeremy Hicks (Queen Mary, University of London)
24 April 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Elena Zhirukhina (St Andrews)
25 April 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
Elena Zhirukhina has been a PhD candidate and Marie Curie Fellow at the University of St Andrews. Her doctoral dissertation under the supervision of Professor Rick Fawn, is entitled 'The state... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
27 April 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Lucy O’Sullivan is a third year D.Phil Candidate in Modern and Medieval Languages at Trinity College, Oxford. Her doctoral dissertation entitled Diego Rivera and Juan Rulfo: Post-revolutionary Body... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Robert Dale (Newcastle)
1 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
When Russians attempted to depict the demobilisation of the Red Army after the Great Patriotic War they almost always turned to the photographs of returning veterans taken in the summer of 1945. The... Read more
5 May 2017 - 5:00am
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Stefano Pisu (University of Cagliari)
8 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Annual Guido Di Tella Memorial Lecture
9 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony's College
Catalina Smulovitz is Vice-President of the University Torcuato Di Tella as well as Professor of Political Science. Professor Smulovitz, who has a PhD in Political Science from Penn State University... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Miriam Dobson (University of Sheffield)
15 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Religion, it has been argued, is essential to the construction of modernity: by dictating the place and nature of acceptable religious behaviour the modern state displays and reaffirms its own power... Read more
16 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
The small town of San Carlos, Antioquia is considered a national icon of post-conflict reconciliation and peace in Colombia. But while this image is widely advertised by the media and promoted by... Read more
16 May 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
The book by Dr John Crabtree and Dr Francisco Durand examines the ways in which elites have managed to control decision making through management of key positions within the state, both past and... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Rachel Applebaum (Tufts University)
22 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
During the Cold War, the Soviet Union and its satellite state of Czechoslovakia were entwined in a far-reaching "friendship project," which significantly impacted cultural and social life in both... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Claire Knight (Max Hayward Fellow, St Antony's)
29 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
From 1942 to 1945, Joseph Stalin disappeared from Soviet visual culture. There was, after all, an inherent risk in linking the image of Stalin with the calls to defend, protect and liberate that... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Teena Purohit (Boston)
30 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
This talk examines the writings of Jamal al-din al-Afghani (1838-1897) with particular attention to his polemical piece against Syed Ahmad Khan (1817-1898), entitled “The Refutation of the... Read more
The Visiting Parliamentary Fellows in conversation with two former party leaders:, Lord Michael Howard (Conservative Party, Leader of the Opposition 2003-2005), Lord Neil Kinnock (Labour Party, Leader of the Opposition 1983-1992)
6 June 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Investcorp Building Lecture Theatre, St Antony's
Week 7 TRINITY TERM (6th June) The Challenge of Party Leadership: A Dialogue The Visiting Parliamentary Fellows in conversation with two former party leaders: Lord Michael Howard (Conservative Party... Read more