Events

Leigh Payne
19 February 2018 - 12:30pm
Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building
This talk will be based on Payne's book Unsettling Accounts: Neither Truth nor Reconciliation in Confessions of State Violence (Duke University Press, 2008). In that book, Payne argues that... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Alexey Bessudnov (Exeter University)
19 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
South Asia Seminar
Avinash Paliwal (School of Oriental and African Studies, London)
20 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
The archetype of ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’, India’s political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as a Machiavellian ploy aimed against Pakistan. The first of its kind, this... Read more
Galia Sabar ( TAU & Ruppin)
20 February 2018 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
Ground Floor Seminar Room, SIAS, 11 Bevington Road
SEESOX
Richard Clogg (St Antony's College, Oxford)
20 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Greek to Me: A Memoir of Academic Life is an engrossing tale of academic and political intrigue. An extensive personal archive enables the author to throw light on the secretive ways of academic... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Hannah Dawson (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford)
20 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ODID, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Rd, Music Room
Visiting Parliamentary Fellows Programme
Baroness Catherine Ashton (High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and First Vice President of the European Commission in the Barroso Commission from 2009 to 2014), Jonathan Freedland (Columnist for the Guardian)
20 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Investcorp Auditorium
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Mariam Memarsadeghi (Tavaana)
21 February 2018 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College
About the speaker: Mariam Memarsadeghi is co-founder and co-director of Tavaana: E-Learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society. Launched in 2010, the virtual institute offers secure democracy and... Read more
SEESOX
Katerina Rozakou (University of Amsterdam)
21 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract How do state agents who guard the Greek and the European border experience the collapse of the border? Why are people committed to performing bureaucratic procedures they consider irregular... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Dr Alexander Vovin, Directeur d'études, linguistique historique du Japon et de l'Asie du Nord-Est, EHESS-Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales
22 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Latin American History Seminar
William Booth, St Catherine’s College and Johns Hopkins University in Bologna
22 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Rothermere American Institute, 1A S Parks Road
William Booth is Lecturer in Modern History at St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford and Adjunct Professor in Latin American Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Stefan Fröhlich (University of Erlangen-Nurnberg)
22 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
ESC Seminar room
Germany’s new pragmatism in an era of radical change Stefan Fröhlich (born 1958 in Bonn, Germany) is a German political scientist and professor for International Relations at the Friedrich-Alexander-... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Daniel Branch (University of Warwick)
22 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This paper sets out to answer two simple questions. First, how did Kenyans connect with government after independence in 1963? And, second, how did they understand independence and the... Read more
23 February 2018 - 8:30am to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony’s College
On 23 February 2018, the Brazilian Studies Programme will host a workshop on “Rethinking Brazilian Politics: New Directions in Research”. The event, which will be held in the Pavilion Room at St... Read more
MEC Seminar
Norman G. Finkelstein
23 February 2018 - 12:30pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Tea and coffee will be provided. About the speaker: Norman G. Finkelstein received his PhD from the Princeton University Politics Department in 1988. He is the author of ten books that have been... Read more

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