Events archive

Asian Studies Seminar
Costica Bradatan (Texas Tech), Professor Sir Richard Sorabji (Oxford), Dr Shruti Kapila (Cambridge), Dr Faisal Devji (Oxford), Dr Oliver Ready (Oxford)
12 March 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
Dying for Ideas explores the limit-situation in which philosophers find themselves when the only means of persuasion they can use is their own dying bodies and the public spectacle of their death.... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
12 March 2015 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
With the curious dream of going to Taiwan to eat its reputed bananas, Men-shuan joined the Nationalist army and came to Taiwan with its retreating troops in 1949. Yet, before long having being... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Gunnel Cederlöf (Uppsala University)
10 March 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
Asian Studies Seminar
Ali Jafar Zaidi
4 March 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony's College
Ali Jafar Zaidi’s recently published political autobiography in Urdu presents a people’s perspective on the history of Pakistan. It is a fascinating tale of how his personal life and political... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Su Lin Lewis (Bristol)
4 March 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
The social history of colonial Southeast Asia has often been seen through the lens of ‘plural societies’, where diverse ethnic groups rarely mixed. This paper challenges that narrative by examining... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Danish Khan, Jasneet Aulakh, Jordan Borgman
3 March 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room
Speakers: Danish Khan- "Philanthropy, patronage and power struggle-Bombay's Muslim commercial elites and the narrative of modernity (1880-1950) Jasneet Aulakh (Picture unavailable)-"The Legacy of The... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Dr Malte Philipp Kaeding (University of Surrey)
26 February 2015 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Abstract: 2014 can reasonably be considered a watershed year in the so-called Greater China region because of massive protests in Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong. Taiwan's Sunflower and Hong Kong’s... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Gautam Ghosh (Otago)
25 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St. Antony's College
Southeast Asia Seminar
Pavin Chachavalpongpun (Kyoto)
25 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
The military staged a coup on 22 May 2014, overthrowing the elected government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Outwardly, the military justified its political intervention with the classic... Read more
South Asia Seminar
William Richards, Charles Parker
24 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
William Richards - 'The foundation of the Benares Hindu University and the role of institutional individualism in early 20th century Indian nationalism' Charles Parker - "Civil Emergencies': the... Read more
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
Dr Miemie Wynn Byrd (Suu Foundation)
20 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
The Queen’s College, High Street, OX1 4AW
The general election of Burma is taking place at the end of 2015, the result of which will greatly influence the country’s path of political transition and its strategies towards ethnic minorities,... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Dr Shruti Kapila (Cambridge)
19 February 2015 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, Fourth Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Southeast Asia Seminar
Michael Buehler (SOAS)
18 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Since the collapse of the authoritarian New Order regime in 1998, hundreds of Islamic laws have been adopted across Indonesia. Over the past years, scholars have examined both the causes and the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Neilesh Bose (St. John's University)
17 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, Fourth Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Chiang Wei-hua, Chang Jiho
12 February 2015 - 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founders' Building, St Antony's College
Conversation with Documentary Filmaker Chiang Wei-hua and Student leader Chang Jiho on Two Crucial Student Movements in Ma’s Presidency Introduction: Documentary filmmaker, Chiang Wei-hua, and a... Read more

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