Events archive

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
26 January 2018 - 9:00am to 28 January 2018 - 3:30pm
Please check the programme
*Please note, spaces for this event are strictly limited and only ticket holders will be able to attend. Please contact mideastconf@pmb.ox.ac.uk if you have any further questions. ** Tickets are not... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Folashadé Soulé
25 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This paper is a cross-disciplinary study of the bureaucratic politics of negotiation by small states engaged in asymmetrical relations with larger states. It studies the negotiating tactics and... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Martín Castro, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, and Conicet, Argentina
25 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Martín Castro (DPhil. in Modern History, University of Oxford, 2004) is a researcher at CONICET (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina) and professor at Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Dr Junko Yamashita, University of Bristol
25 January 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Elisa Botella-Rodríguez, Lecturer in Economic History, Economics and Economic History Department and Instituto de Iberoamérica, University of Salamanca, Spain.
25 January 2018 - 12:45pm to 2:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Whereas the majority of Latin American countries promoted non-traditional exports and ‘Agriculture of Change’ (based on large scale monocrops) in the early 1990s, Cuba was forced to implement an... Read more

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