Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Margot Finn (UCL)
24 April 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Professor Margot Finn is an historian of modern Britain (Britain since 1750), with a predominant focus on the period to 1914. Her previous work has ranged from the history of Victorian popular... Read more
Muhammad Samrez Salik (National Defence University Islamabad)
8 March 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Can the China Pakistan Economic Corrridor (CPEC) affect regional stability and the prospect for peace? Will Russia, Iran, and China be part of a new regional order at this crossroads of empire? This... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sejuti Das Gupta (James Madison)
6 March 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
With cultural nationalism and symbolic politics holding the media attention, the significant transformation of India’s political economy and its contribution to victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party... Read more
Salman Khurshid (Former Minister of External Affairs, Former Minister of Law and Justice, Republic of India)
28 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Speaker: Salman Khurshid Former Minister of External Affairs, Former Minister of Law and Justice, Republic of India Respondent: Shruti Kapila Fellow and Director of Studies in History, Corpus Christi... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
R. Michael Feener (Centre for Islamic Studies; History)
28 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony's College
Religion has been profoundly reconfigured in the age of development. The past half-century has witnessed broad transformations in the understandings and experiences of ‘religion’ across traditions in... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Parul Bhandari (Cambridge; Centre of Social Sciences and Humanities, New Delhi)
27 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Parul Bhandari is currently a Visiting Scholar at St Edmund’s College and the Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS), University of Cambridge, UK. She is also a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Centre of... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Avinash Paliwal (School of Oriental and African Studies, London)
20 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
The archetype of ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’, India’s political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as a Machiavellian ploy aimed against Pakistan. The first of its kind, this... Read more
Hassan Abbas (National Defense University)
16 February 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
The speaker’s new book provides a comprehensive account of the mysterious story of Pakistan’s attempt to develop nuclear weapons in the face of severe odds. Hassan Abbas profiles the politicians and... Read more
Global Thinkers of the International Discussion Series
Judith Brown (Balliol)
14 February 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Sybil Dodds Room, St Cross College
In the final session of the Global Thinkers of the International Discussion Series, Oxford, join Judith Brown to discuss the international thought of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Matthew J Walton, Ma Khin Mar Mar Kyi and Aye Thein
14 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony's College
Myanmar’s formal religious authority, the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee (Ma Ha Na), was formed in the 1980s, as part of the military government’s efforts to centralise religious control. Popular... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Raphael Susewind (King's College London)
13 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
How can we understand 'tension', the experience of rigidity that often underpins systemic structures of domination, epistemic violence as well as physical aggression in South Asia? Following Zygmunt... Read more
Global Thinkers of the International Discussion Series
Faisal Devji (St Antony's)
7 February 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Sybil Dodds Room, St Cross College
In the second session of the Global Thinkers of the International Discussion Series, join Faisal Devji of the Faculty of History and St Antony’s College for a discussion of the international thought... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Zoltán Biedermann (University College London) and Alan Strathern (Brasenose)
6 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
The presenters will reflect on their proposal to draw Sri Lanka into the paradigm of global history through the recently published edited collection Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History (UCL, 2017... Read more
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
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

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