Events archive

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
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
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
South Asia Seminar
Mark Harrison (Green Templeton)
28 February 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
In 1817-21, cholera spread out of its supposed 'home' in deltaic Bengal to much of the rest of India, marking the beginning of several pandemic waves which engulfed much of the world. Despite its... Read more
South Asia Seminar
William Gould (Leeds)
21 February 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
There are two broad trends in historical scholarship on partition: On the one hand, older work traced high politics, and the ‘end-game’ of Empire. On the other, more recent and extensive histories... Read more
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
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
Southeast Asia Seminar
Sothy Tep (MP, Kingdom of Cambodia; Foreign Service Programme, University of Oxford)
13 February 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
It’s the most dangerous country you’ll ever visit, because you’ll fall in love with it…and then it will break your heart – Joseph Mussomeli, former US Ambassador to Cambodia Sothy Tep, Member of... Read more
Chun-tu Hsueh Distingished Lecture
Peter Nolan (Cambridge)
10 February 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Peter Nolan holds the Chong Hua Chair in Chinese Development and is Director of the University’s Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge. He is the Director of the Chinese Executive... Read more
South Asia Seminar
7 February 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Partition refugees and resettlement in West Punjab Aalene Aneeq, St Catherine’s College Cuisine and the Middle Class Household: The Emergence of "Professional" Cookery in Early Post-Colonial India... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Matthew J Walton (St Antony's)
7 February 2017 - 12:45pm to 2:00pm
Seminar Room A, Manor Road Building
Democratic trends in Theravada Buddhist countries in South and Southeast Asia have shifted markedly in recent years, with Thailand once again coming under military rule while Myanmar has increased... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Sufian Jusoh (National University of Malaysia)
1 February 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
Myanmar or Burma has had its first fully contested general election in 2016, leading the formation of a democratically elected government which has taken steps to reform the governance of the country... Read more
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
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
South Asia Seminar
Rochelle Almeida (NYU)
24 January 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Despite the fact that India’s Anglo-Indians migrated en masse following Independence in 1947 and have spent almost 70 years as a settler-community, they remain relatively unknown in the United... Read more

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