Events archive

Southeast Asia Seminar
Pia Jolliffe (Blackfriars; Institute of Population Ageing)
26 October 2016 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room
Focusing on the Karen people in Burma, Thailand and the United Kingdom, Learning, Migration and Intergenerational Relations: The Karen and the Gift of Education analyses how global, regional and... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Su Su (Mandalay Technological University)
26 October 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
If one and only one city in Asia with its historic core largely intact were to be pointed out, it would to be Yangon. Yangon has thousands of historic properties that date before 1950; has the... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Sylvie Brieu (International Reporter and Independent Author)
12 October 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
After fifty years of isolation under the rule of an oppressive military regime, Myanmar is finally opening up in a wave of euphoria. Despite the recent landslide victory of the National League for... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
17 June 2016 - 11:30am to 5:00pm
Venue: Old Library, Lady Margaret Hall
Burma Academic Event, University of Oxford To coincide with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Birthday You are cordially invited to Burma Scholar Update with­ experts on the country, and provide for... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Ward Keeler (UT Austin; Nantes)
18 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Traffic on city streets is the first of three scenes from everyday life ward Keeler will use in this lecture to illustrate principles of hierarchy and power as they obtain in contemporary Burmese... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Pia Jolliffe (Blackfriars; Institute of Population Aging)
27 April 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Focusing on the Karen people from Burma/Myanmar in Thailand and in the United Kingdom, this talk analyses how global, regional and local developments affect patterns of learning. Based on Marcel... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Reshmi Banerjee (St Antony's)
17 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Borders have always witnessed social and cultural interaction. They are dynamic trans-national zones/spaces which have seen both cooperation and conflict. They are treated as ‘margins’ of societies... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
15 February 2016 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall
After winning a landslide victory in historic elections in Myanmar in November 2015, the National League for Democracy will form a new government on 1 April, cementing a remarkably smooth (to this... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Bertil Lintner (Independent Journalist and Author)
20 January 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony's College
The United States and the West did not change their policy of isolating Burma because of their concerns were primarily with the lack of democracy and human rights. It was "the China factor". Burma... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Patrick McCormick (École française d'Extrême-Orient, Yangon)
11 November 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
The nation has hijacked history in Burma. Prasenjit Duara rescued history from the nation, and much historiography has moved in other directions. Yet the nation and nation-state continue to shape how... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Amie Kirkham (CPCS)
6 November 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Dahrendorf Room
A Report from the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, Siem Reap, Cambodia The report elevates community voices from six locations in Myanmar that experienced communal violence to reveal a strong... Read more
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
Dr Ma Khin Mar Mar Kyi
19 June 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Talbott Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, OX2 6QA
Join us in celebrating Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's birthday, and also recognizing the academic achievements of Dr Ma Khin Mar Mar Kyi, the DASSK Trust's JRF in Gender and Burmese Studies at Lady Margaret... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Benedict Rogers, Tun Khin
12 May 2015 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
The Rohingya people are Muslims who live in northern Rakhine, Myanmar. International media and human rights organizations have described them as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world.... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Penny Edwards (Associate Professor, Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley)
8 May 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Kirsten McConnachie (Joyce Pearce Research Fellow, Refugee Studies Centre Oxford)
7 May 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Seminar Room D, Manor Road Building
Abstract: This talk considers two intersecting trends in forced migration – urbanisation of refugee populations, and a policy approach of securitization - as they relate to refugees from Myanmar in... Read more

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