Events archive

Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
Thomas Pepinsky (Cornell University)
15 May 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:45pm
Department of International development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB
Registration required. There is no fee for registering for either the Graduate Student Workshop (Friday Morning); or for the Conference on the Political Economy of Islam and Muslim Societies (Friday... Read more
Asian Studies Seminar
15 May 2015 - 10:30am to 6:30pm
Syndicate Room, Old Main Building, St Antony's College
A Symposium on Literature and History in Persianate South Asia 15 May 2015, Syndicate Room, St. Antony’s College, Oxford There will be seven presentations from UK-based and international scholars (... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Juliette Koning (Reader in Organization Studies and Asian Business, Oxford Brookes)
13 May 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
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
South Asia Seminar
Jan-Peter Hartung (SOAS)
12 May 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
East Asia Seminar
Dr Nicola Horsburgh (St Antony's College, and DPIR British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow)
8 May 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
The global management of nuclear weapons and the ascendancy of China in international affairs pose two of the greatest challenges for international security today. Yet we know relatively little about... 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
South Asia Seminar
Mary King (Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the UN-affiliated University for Peace, Costa Rica, and Distinguished Rothermere American Institute Fellow, University of Oxford)
5 May 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
Southeast Asia Seminar
Matt Schissler (Independent Scholar, Myanmar)
29 April 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Professor David Steinberg (School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University, and Georgetown University (Emeritus))
28 April 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Mordan Hall, St Hugh's College
Continuing military dominance in Burma/Myanmar is a product of the particular historical development of that country, but is also regarded in the West as antithetical to democratic governance.... Read more
Dr Matthew J Walton (St Antony's College), Mr Matt Schissler (independent scholar), Ms Phyu Phyu Thi (Myanmar ICT for Development Organization)
28 April 2015 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
MGA Lecture Room, St Hugh's College
The Myanmar Media and Society project is housed under the Programme on Modern Burmese Studies at St Antony's College under the leadership of Dr Matthew J Walton, with a research team in Myanmar led... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Prashant Keshavmurthy (McGill University)
28 April 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
This lecture aims to finesse understanding of pre-colonial Islamic-Persian literary translations of Indic language texts on Hindu themes by considering Mullāh Masih’s famous early seventeenth century... Read more
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
Hervé Lemahieu (Research Associate for Political Economy and Security, IISS)
21 April 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Arundel house, 13-15 Arundel Street, Temple Place, London, WC2 3DX
Since February, sustained clashes between Kokang rebels (returning from exile in China) and the Myanmar military in northeast Shan State have resulted in the one of the largest refugee crises on... Read more
Asian Studies Seminar
Zahid Hussain
18 March 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Zahid Hussain is an award-winning journalist and writer, a senior editor with Newsline, a columnist for Dawn and a correspondent for The Times of London, Newsweek, and The Wall Street Journal, and... Read more

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