Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Teena Purohit (Boston)
30 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
This talk examines the writings of Jamal al-din al-Afghani (1838-1897) with particular attention to his polemical piece against Syed Ahmad Khan (1817-1898), entitled “The Refutation of the... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Renato Cruz De Castro (De La Salle University)
24 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
From 2010 to 2016, then President, Benigno Aquino balanced China’s expansive maritime claim in the South China Sea. President Aquino challenged China by shifting the Armed Forces of the Philippines... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Hayden J. Bellenoit (US Naval Academy)
23 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
The transition to colonialism in South Asian history has been a vibrant and hotly contested part of India’s history. The role of scribes as historical actors of change in India’s history has only... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Elisa Oreglia (SOAS, London)
18 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
In recent years, small networks of traders have started to bring cheap, China-made smartphones to low- and middle-income consumers in the Global South. These traders inhabit the grey area between the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Jon Wilson (King’s College London)
16 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Histories of the British empire in India often present it as a stable and effective form of state power and a coherent ideology. Drawing on the argument of his recent book, India Conquered. Britain’s... Read more
13 May 2017 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Organised by the University of Oxford Sikh Society. Registration is required.
Southeast Asia Seminar
10 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Incorporating the Delphi Method within Poverty Measurement, a Case Study of West Java, Indonesia Putu Natih (Trinity, Social Policy and Intervention) This empirical paper aims to illustrate the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Nayanika Mookherjee (Durham)
9 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Following the 1971 Bangladesh War, the Bangladesh government publicly designated the thousands of women raped by the then West Pakistani (later Pakistani) military and their local East Pakistani (... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Rizal Sukma (Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Republic of Indonesia), Antonio M. Lagdameo (Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Republic of the Philippines)
4 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) was formally established at the end of 2015 but progress on more robust regional economic integration has been slow. Levels of integration within the region vary... Read more
Shruti Kapila (Cambridge), Pankaj Mishra, David Priestland
3 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Nihilism in the 21st Century:A Conversation with Pankaj Mishra, Shruti Kapila and David Priestland Shruti Kapila lectures at the Faculty of History and is a Fellow and Director of Studies in History... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Tim Harper (Cambridge)
2 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Tim Harper 's research interests centre on the history of modern Southeast Asia and the region's global connections. His first book, The End of Empire and the Making of Malaya (1999), was a study of... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Kirsten McConnachie (Warwick)
26 April 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
This seminar will consider the case of Chin refugees from Myanmar in the north-east Indian State of Mizoram, drawing on Migdal’s (2004) concepts of ‘virtual checkpoints’ and ‘mental maps’ to analyse... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Dilip M. Menon (Witwatersrand)
25 April 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Gandhi’s lauded text Hind Swaraj is born of and located within the 19th century crisis of liberal democracy and its resolutions of an intimate animosity towards the masses. Gandhi shares considerable... Read more
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

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