Events archive

Wolfgang Merkel (WZB Berlin Social Science Centre), Timothy Garton Ash (St Antony’s College)
3 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Annual Leszek Kolakowski Lecture. Knowledge Bridges Between Poland, Britain and Europe
Rory McCarthy (Magdalen College, Oxford) , Fabio Merone (Ghent University)
3 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
South Asia Seminar
Sanjay Kak (Independent Film-Maker and Photographer)
3 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room
Photography in Kashmir has emerged as a powerful witness to its troubled present. Rooted in the everyday of photojournalism, and stretching away from those limits when they can, a remarkable new... Read more
Christopher Hughes (LSE)
3 March 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
This presentation will discuss how militarism was used to subordinate the modern idea of citizenship to social and political hierarchy in the transition from late Qing to early Republican China. The... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Mo Hume (University of Glasgow)
3 March 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Mo Hume is a Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Glasgow. Her research focuses on how multiple and overlapping forms of violence are perceived by those who live in post-conflict contexts... Read more
SEESOX
Various speakers
3 March 2017 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Closed workshop - by invitation only. The aim of the workshop is to discuss how diasporas engage with home-countries in socioeconomic crisis with a special emphasis on the case of Greece. The working... Read more
Shabbir Akhtar, philosopher and writer on Islam and Islamic politics, Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies, St Antony's College, University of Oxford; Executive Director, Research Centre for Islamic Legislation and Ethics; and President of European Muslim Network, Professor Frits Bolkestein, former leader of the People's Party of Freedom and Democracy; one of the leading political parties in The Netherlands, Douglas Murray, founder of the Centre for Social Cohesion and associate editor of The Spectator, Shamil Shams, Deutsche Welle, the German international broadcaster
2 March 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Cambridge Union Society, 9A Bridge Street, Cambridge, CB2 1UB
Tariq Ramadan joins The Cambridge Union Society debate for the motion 'This House Believes that Islam is Compatible with Western Liberalism'. A difficult and perhaps unpopular question, the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Jessica Maya Marglin (University of Southern California)
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Through the experiences of a single Jewish family, this lecture charts how the law helped Jews to integrate into Muslim society. Drawing on previously untapped documents in Hebrew, Arabic,... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Stephen Smith (All Souls),
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
European Studies Centre
Book Launch
African Studies Seminar
Filip De Boeck, University of Leuven (Belgium)
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The Belgian anthropologist Filip De Boeck (University of Leuven) will speak about some of the ideas underlying Suturing the City. Living Together in Congo’s Urban Worlds (2016), a book he made in... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Laura Putnam, University of Pittsburgh
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Please note the following changes in the Latin American History Seminar Programme : Lara Putnam's joint LAC/RAI seminar, originally announced for next week, has now been postponed for 2 March, and... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Lara Putnam, UCIS Research Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Lara Putnam is UCIS Research Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh. She writes on Latin American and Caribbean history, theories and methods of... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Arthur Stockwin (Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies) and Kweku Ampiah (Leeds University)
2 March 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Rethinking how Japan does politics
Nissan Seminar
1 March 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Alex Kerr will talk about his projects in Iya Valley, Shikoku (where while still in university he bought an old thatched-rooofed farmhouse in 1973), and other villages across Japan. Alex writes in... Read more
SEESOX
Yaprak Gürsoy (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
1 March 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

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