Events archive

Global Thinkers of the International Discussion Series
P.K. Dutta (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
31 January 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Sybil Dodds Room, St Cross College
In our first session of the Global Thinkers of the International Discussion Series join us in a discussion with P.K. Dutta from Jawaharlal Nehru University, to speak on the life and international... Read more
SEESOX
Constantinos Filis (Panteion University), Bill Kappis (University of Buckingham)
31 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract: For the first time since the onset of the Cold War, the entire Eastern Mediterranean appears to be unstable and geopolitically contested. Russia casts a deep shadow, as the Syrian conflict... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Tamsin Barber (Oxford Brookes)
31 January 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony's College
In this paper, Tamsin Barber interrogates the role of recent debates around Modern Slavery and trafficking in framing and understanding the experience of new Vietnamese migrants working in the... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
30 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ODID, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Rd, Music Room
Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh is a Dphil student in International Relations at Oxford, and he is currently living in South Africa where he is also an author, political analyst and musician
Visiting Parliamentary Fellows Programme
Lord Francis Maude (Minister for the Cabinet Office, 2010-2015), Peter Riddell (Times journalist and Commissioner for Public Appointments), Prof. Gillian Peele (Emeritus Professor in Politics and Tutorial Fellow, Lady Margaret Hall)
30 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, St Antony's
TALES FROM THE WAR ROOMS: THE BREXIT REFERENDUM OF 2016 We will have Nick Varley (Ground manager for the 'Leave' campaign); Will Straw, former executive director of Britain Stronger in Europe; and... Read more
Haim Yacobi (UCL)
30 January 2018 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
Ground Floor Seminar Room, SIAS, 11 Bevington Road
South Asia Seminar
Adnan Naseemullah (King's College London)
30 January 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Why have growth rates have dramatically diverged between India and Pakistan since the 1990s, when their economic and political institutions have increasingly converged? This paper argues that... Read more
ESC Lunchtime Seminar
Teymouraz Gorjestani (Embassy of France to the United Kingdom)
30 January 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
ESC Seminar Room
The Franco-British relationship after Brexit The Franco-British Summit was held on the 18th of January with President Macron coming to London. Teymouraz Gorjestani, Counsellor for Strategic and... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Jeffrey Franks (IMF Europe)
29 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract: When the founding fathers of the euro embarked on the project of Economic and Monetary Union, they expected that sharing a common currency would reduce differences in income levels across... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Christopher Gerry (St Antony's)
29 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Brian Victoria (Centre for Buddhist Studies)
27 January 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The 1997 publication of Zen at War sent shockwaves through Western adherents of Buddhism because it revealed allegedly enlightened Buddhist leaders had been fervent, even fanatical, supporters of... Read more
Chun-tu Hsueh Distingished Lecture
Jane Duckett (Glasgow)
26 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
This lecture examines 21st-century social policies and what they tell us about Chinese politics. At the same time it makes the case for more rigorous qualitative policy research, and it argues that... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Laurence Whitehead, Nuffield College
26 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Laurence Whitehead is a Senior Research Fellow in Politics at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and until 2015 was Senior Fellow of the College. During 2005/6 he served as Acting Warden there. In... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Max Weiss (Princeton)
26 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Max Weiss is Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. He is the author of In the Shadow of Sectarianism: Law, Shi`ism, and the Making of... Read more
26 January 2018 - 12:45pm to 2:15pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Rolando Drago was educated at the Universidad Técnica del Estado, the Universidad Católica de Chile and the Diplomatic Academy of Chile. He began his career in the Chilean diplomatic service in 1980... Read more

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