Events archive

The International Political Economy of East Asia
Professor Danny Quah (LSE)
16 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
Many writers have noted how the international system might be on the cusp of a change, where the "America Century" will no longer describe world order. If, however, the challenge to the established... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Dag Erik Berg (Göttingen)
16 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
There has been a tendency in caste studies to explain the origins and existence of caste, relying on structural approaches to explain how it is produced and by whom. This paper seeks to step aside... 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
The International Political Economy of East Asia
Matteo Dian (Bologna; St Antony's), Silvia Menegazzi (LUISS; Warwick)
9 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
This presentation will analyse the strategy that led China to establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and its likely consequences for the regional and global economic order. The... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Conor Meleady (St Antony's), Anwesha Sengupta (St Catherine's), Smriti Sawkar (St Cross), Gautham Shiralagi (Keble)
9 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Understanding Islamic Revivalism in the British Caliphate: Processes and Consequences Conor Meleady, St Antony's College, will seek to present the processes and consequences of British forms of... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Kevin Fogg
3 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Under Dutch colonialism, religious education and secular education were entirely separate enterprises in the Netherlands East Indies. Since that time, nationalism (both anti-colonial and post-... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Daniel Hunt, Ria Kapoor (Lady Margaret Hall), Amar Sohal (Merton)
2 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Indian Activism in the Metropole 1880-1900 Daniel Hunt, St Antony's College An examination of Indian parliamentary activism during the emergence of popular democracy, looking in particular at the... Read more
The International Political Economy of East Asia
Dr Amy King (Australia National University)
26 January 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
Conventional wisdom holds that the post-WWII international economic order was the product of a dominant Anglo-American power structure and the policy ideas of British and American officials. But this... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Dr Laurent Gayer (Sciences Po)
26 January 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
The small qasbah of Amroha, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, presents an unusual record in terms of inter-communal peace. Despite being located in a communally sensitive region, the town has... 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
South Asia Seminar
Yaqoob Khan Bangash (Lahore)
19 January 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
The constitution of a country is its 'Supreme National Institution.' Hence, the creation of a constitution is a central process in institution making in a country, as the incentives and disincentives... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Andreas Rieck (Berlin)
1 December 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
The Shias of Pakistan are the second largest Shia community worldwide after that of Iran, but in Pakistan they constitute only a minority of some 15 per cent. During the last decade they have been... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Johan Fischer (Roskilde)
25 November 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
Halal (literally, "permissible" or "lawful") production, trade, and standards have become essential to state-regulated Islam and to companies in contemporary Malaysia and Singapore, giving these two... Read more
Sheila Smith (Council on Foreign Relations)
24 November 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
No country feels China's rise more deeply than Japan. CFR Senior Fellow Sheila A. Smith will discuss her new book, Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China . Smith explores the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Ali Usman Qasmi (LUMS)
24 November 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
This paper will look at the role played by Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi (1903-81) – Cambridge-trained historian of medieval India – in developing a master narrative for the history of Pakistan. The... Read more

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