Events archive

South Africa Discussion Group
Tembeka Ngcukaitobi (Legal Resources Centre and Johannesburg Bar)
31 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The South Africa Discussion Group welcomes Tembeka Ngcukaitobi to discuss how foundations for human right laws in South Africa were laid by black lawyers in the late 19th-early 20th century.
Lord Dafydd Wigley (Plaid Cymru), Prof Nicola McEwen (University of Edinburgh), Dr Sergi Pardos-Prado (Merton College)
31 January 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Investcorp Building Lecture Theatre, St Antony's
Week 3 (31st January) Secessionist and Independence Parties Lord Dafydd Wigley (Plaid Cymru) Prof Nicola McEwen (University of Edinburgh) Dr Sergi Pardos-Prado (Merton College)
South Asia Seminar
Tony K. Stewart (Vanderbilt)
31 January 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Professor Stewart's talk is organised jointly with the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies as the Majewski Lecture for Hilary Term, 2017. In 1287 b.s. [=1879/80 c.e.] a short Bangla work was published in... Read more
ESC Lunchtime Seminar
Francesco Grillo (Visiting Academic, St Antony’s College)
31 January 2017 - 12:30pm
European Studies Centre
Jennifer Clement (President of PEN International), Margie Orford (President of PEN South Africa, Board of PEN International)
30 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Building, Middle East Centre
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Andrew Wong (Stanford University/GIC)
30 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract ​Andrew Wong will discuss certain aspects of financial engineering prevalent prior to the crisis from a market risk (rather than a regulatory) point of view. Andrew Wong teaches at Stanford... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Mikhail Troitskiy (Moscow State Institute of International Relations)
30 January 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Prof Nadje Al-Ali (School of Oriental and African Studies, London)
30 January 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows’ Dining Room, St Antony’s College
Abstract This paper discusses the complex and entangled relationships between Kurdish women's rights activism, the wider Kurdish political movement and Turkish women's rights activism. Based on... Read more
Scott Atran (CNRS Paris; Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict, Oxford)
27 January 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room
Uncompromising wars, revolution, rights movements, and today’s global terrorism are in part driven by Devoted Actors who adhere to sacred or transcendent values that generate actions independently,... Read more
Lydia Sizer (Libya Analyst MENAS), Mary Fitzgerald (Journalist and Author) and John Hamilton (Cross Border Information)
27 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Latin American Centre Seminars
Marcela Rios (UNDP-Chile)
27 January 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Marcela Rios holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, a Masters in Social Science from the Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales in Mexico City and a BA... Read more
27 January 2017 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks: Julia Zulver, University of Oxford 9:15-10:45 Panel 1: Democratic and Rights Based Mobilisation • Dr Marcela Ríos Tobar, UNDP-Chile • Dr Malu Gatto, University of... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Yu Qiu, University of Cambridge
26 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
In the Nigerian community in Guangzhou City (China), a metropolitan city that witnesses the influx of African migrants and the growth of transnational trade between China and Africa, many Nigerian... Read more
Susana Gazmuri, CEHIP, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile
26 January 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Susana Gazmuri is an associate teacher at Universidad Adolfo Ibanez where she teaches courses on Greek Democracy and Latin America Independence Political Thought. She holds a PhD in History from... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Lauri Kitsnik (Sainsbury Institute)
26 January 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
War, Work and Witnessing: Aesthetics and Ideology in Shindo Kaneto’s Cinema