Events archive

Contemporary Islamic Studies Programme
Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies (St Antony's College, University of Oxford), Sharif Hasan al-Banna (Islamic Institute for Development & Research, IIDR)
18 February 2017 - 2:45pm to 19 February 2017 - 2:00pm
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JA
Overview This weekend residential course will explore the traditional basis of Islamic ethics and how we might apply some of the key elements of this understanding when considering how to approach... Read more
Sudanese Seminar Series
Professor Munzoul Assal (Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, University of Khartoum), Mr. Bona Malwal (Co-Founder of the Sudanese Programme), Professor Bukhari Al-Ja’ali (Professor of International Law, Al-Nilein University, Khartoum, Republic of Sudan), Dr Richard King (Chief Executive, Concordis International, International Dispute Resolution Centre, London), Mr. Wek Mamer Kuol (M.P., National Legislative Assembly and Deputy Chairman of the Joint Border Commission, Republic of South Sudan)
18 February 2017 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College
Nilüfer Göle (Professor of Sociology, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris) , Tariq Modood (Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy, University of Bristol and founding Director, Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship)
17 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
About the speakers: Nilüfer Göle (born 1953) is a prominent Turkish sociologist and a leading authority on the political movement of today's educated, urbanized, religious Muslim women. From 1986 to... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Antonio Sergio Alfredo Guimaraes (University of Sao Paolo)
17 February 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Antonio Sérgio Alfredo Guimarães is Senior Professor, Department of Sociology, University of São Paulo and Simon Bolivar Professor of Latin American Studies at Cambridge University (2016/2017). He... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Adriaan Van Klinken, University of Leeds
16 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
In February 2016, a group of Nairobi-based artists under the name Art Attack released a music video titled Same Love . They described it as ‘a Kenyan song about same sex rights’, while at the same... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Matías Braun, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile, and the Latin American Centre
16 February 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Matias Braun Professor of Economics and Finance at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Chile and Visiting Fellow at the Latin American Centre in Oxford. He received his B.A. in Business and Economics in... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Konrad Lawson (St Andrew’s University)
16 February 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Uniting the World after Defeat: World Federalism in Early Post-war Japan
Manolis Pratsinakis (University of Macedonia)
16 February 2017 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
In a 1981 article Kubat and Hoffmann-Nowotny inverted an underlying assumption in most migration theories, namely the belief that people are essentially sedentary. Claiming that people are mobile by... Read more
Merih Angin (Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford), Saliha Metinsoy (Wadham College, Oxford), Alex Kentikelenis (Trinity College, Oxford)
15 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series The rise of illiberalism in South East Europe The current European crises appear to have facilitated the (re-)emergence of illiberalism as a viable alternative for political... Read more
Marek Belka (former Prime Minister of Poland), Jerzy Osiatynski (former Finance Minister of Poland), Timothy Garton Ash (St Antony’s College)
14 February 2017 - 5:00pm
European Studies Centre
Poland’s model of economic transformation has been a subject of controversy since the launch of the first free market reforms in 1988 and 1989. Especially harsh criticism was levied on the author of... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Colin Bundy (University of Oxford)
14 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The South Africa Discussion Group are delighted to welcome back Colin Bundy for the seminar 'History, biography - and how do you solve a problem like Mandela?'.
South Asia Seminar
14 February 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Saffron, Students, Sangh: Hindu Nationalist Bases in New Delhi Debasmita Boral, St Antony’s College Liberal Democracy and Hindu Nationalism: Two Sides of the Same Coin? Saarang Narayan, St Antony’s... Read more
ESC Lunchtime Seminar
John Farnell (Former EU Fellow, Academic Visitor, St Antony’s College)
14 February 2017 - 12:30pm
European Studies Centre
Visiting Academics’ Seminar Series With a light lunch provided
Eylem Atakav (Senior Lecturer in Film and Television Studies at the University of East Anglia)
13 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The seminar will include a documentary film "Growing up Married" and following Q&A session. Growing Up Married is a documentary which focuses on the stories of child brides recollecting their... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Matthew J Walton (St Antony's)
13 February 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room
In Buddhism, Politics and Political Thought in Myanmar , the first book to provide a broad overview of the ways in which Buddhist ideas have influenced political thinking and politics in Myanmar,... Read more