Events archive

Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Dr Malte Philipp Kaeding (University of Surrey)
26 February 2015 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Abstract: 2014 can reasonably be considered a watershed year in the so-called Greater China region because of massive protests in Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong. Taiwan's Sunflower and Hong Kong’s... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Pavin Chachavalpongpun (Kyoto)
25 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
The military staged a coup on 22 May 2014, overthrowing the elected government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Outwardly, the military justified its political intervention with the classic... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Gautam Ghosh (Otago)
25 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St. Antony's College
South Asia Seminar
William Richards, Charles Parker
24 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
William Richards - 'The foundation of the Benares Hindu University and the role of institutional individualism in early 20th century Indian nationalism' Charles Parker - "Civil Emergencies': the... Read more
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
Dr Miemie Wynn Byrd (Suu Foundation)
20 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
The Queen’s College, High Street, OX1 4AW
The general election of Burma is taking place at the end of 2015, the result of which will greatly influence the country’s path of political transition and its strategies towards ethnic minorities,... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Dr Shruti Kapila (Cambridge)
19 February 2015 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, Fourth Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Southeast Asia Seminar
Michael Buehler (SOAS)
18 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Since the collapse of the authoritarian New Order regime in 1998, hundreds of Islamic laws have been adopted across Indonesia. Over the past years, scholars have examined both the causes and the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Neilesh Bose (St. John's University)
17 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, Fourth Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Chiang Wei-hua, Chang Jiho
12 February 2015 - 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founders' Building, St Antony's College
Converstation with Documentary Filmaker Chiang Wei-hua and Student leader Chang Jiho on Two Crucial Student Movements in Ma’s Presidency Introduction: Documentary filmmaker, Chiang Wei-hua, and a... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Chiang Wei-hua, Chang Jiho
12 February 2015 - 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founders' Building, St Antony's College
Conversation with Documentary Filmaker Chiang Wei-hua and Student leader Chang Jiho on Two Crucial Student Movements in Ma’s Presidency Introduction: Documentary filmmaker, Chiang Wei-hua, and a... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Farzana Shaikh (Chatham House)
10 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St. Antony's College
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Professor John MacInnes (University of Edinburgh)
6 February 2015 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, Fourth Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Abstract: Sociologists and other students of nationalism have become keen, even obsessive, students of national identity. However, as Brubaker and others have pointed out, the concept of identity,... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Arghya Sengupta (Research Director, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy)
6 February 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St. Antony's College
In one of the most landmark developments pertaining to the judiciary in India, the President of India assented to the setting up of a National Judicial Appointments Commission on 31 December, 2014.... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Elleke Boehmer (Oxford), Peter D. McDonald (Oxford)
5 February 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St. Antony's College
From the widely acclaimed writer, a beguiling new novel, at once wistful and ribald, about a day in the life of two Indian men in London--a university student and his bachelor uncle--each coping in... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Dominik Müller (Goethe-University, Oxford)
4 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founders' Building, St Antony's College
Brunei Darussalam is the only Southeast Asian country that has unambiguously defined itself as an “Islamic State” since Independence. In the absence of democratic institutions or an influential civil... Read more

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