Events archive

Samuel Moyn (Harvard)
10 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room
This talk will offer the framework for current work in progress on the history of social rights, and their relationship to the parallel history of egalitarian aspiration. It is claimed that this... Read more
Yanan Ding (Swire-Cathy Pacific Visiting Academic, St Antony’s)
10 March 2017 - 1:00pm
Lucinda Ho Seminar Room, China Centre
Please note: Mandarin Presentation English PPT Bilingual Q&A Sandwich Lunch Provided - sign-up essential. Yanan Ding probes the sociality of the old clubs and associations in Shanghai after its... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Tarak Barkawi (LSE, London)
7 March 2017 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
The shock of repeated defeats, massive expansion, and the pressures of operations on multiple fronts transformed the Indian Army in World War II. It had to commission ever greater numbers of Indians... Read more
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
Southeast Asia Seminar
Phyu Phyu Thi (Myanmar ICT for Development), Matthew J Walton (St Antony’s)
1 March 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
Research and training conducted by the Myanmar Media and Society (M.MAS) project in 2015 encountered persistent expressions of fear and antagonism directed towards religious Others as well as... Read more