Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Rajesh Venugopal (London School of Economics)
31 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
This paper (joint work with Shalaka Thakur) examines the parallel governance system that has emerged under the protracted ceasefire between the Indian government and the separatist National Socialist... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Syahrul Hidayat (University of Exeter; University of Indonesia) and Kevin W. Fogg (Centre for Islamic Studies)
25 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Using previously un-mined data on more than 600 members of Indonesia's Constitutional Assembly (1956-1959), this seminar will present a detailed picture of the political elites of post-independence... Read more
East Asia Seminar
Nan Li (Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)
24 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
THIS TALK HAS BEEN POSTPONED Please email asian@sant.ox.ac.uk to be notified once it has been rescheduled. Nan Li is an associate research fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences’ Institute... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Natasha Eaton (University College London)
24 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Can the world be thought of in terms of sepia and light? This talk will explore the relationship between archaic labour and photography in colonial Ceylon with an emphasis on pearlescence and how... Read more
21 October 2017 - 10:00am to 3:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Discovering Sikhism is an annual conference held by the University of Oxford Sikh Society and this year we invite you to our conference with the theme 'Sikhs and Gender' as we seek to reflect on how... Read more
Antonio Carpio (Supreme Court of the Philippines), Bill Hayton (Chatham House), Nong Hong (Institute for China-America Studies), Nguyễn Hồng Thao (Diplomacy Academy of Vietnam)
20 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
The South China Sea conflicts pose a regional threat to peace, maritime security and economic progress in ASEAN, the coastal states along South China Sea (SCS) and global trade. All of the main... Read more
East Asia Seminar
Jennifer Lind (Dartmouth)
17 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
Observers argue that in recent years, particularly under the Shinzo Abe government, Japan has grown more nationalistic. At a precarious time in East Asian international relations, such a trend would... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Vijay Joshi (Merton)
17 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Vijay Joshi is Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, Oxford. His main areas of interest are Macroeconomics, International Economics and Development Economics, and he has published widely in these fields... Read more
Romila Thapar (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Faisal Devji (St Antony's), Gautham Shiralagi (St Antony’s) , Adam Roberts (Balliol)
16 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
An event held under the auspices of St Antony’s College and the Oxford University Research Project on Civil Resistance and Power Politics, to mark 70 years of Indian independence.
Southeast Asia Seminar
John Buchanan (Washington)
11 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
The predominance of the state is overstated. In Burma and other countries, pockets of territory remain under the control of non-state actors. The processes through which these counter state orders... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Yasser Arafath (Delhi)
10 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
As the Portuguese’s entry opened up a turbulent time in the Indian Ocean, Muslim scribal elites across the region presented them within the image of idolatrous infidels. Writing in Arabic, the... Read more
Rajesh Basrur (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University)
5 October 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Why has Indian foreign/security policy been characterized by drift from time to time? Neoclassical realism offers a useful but incomplete way of explaining the phenomenon of suboptimal policy... Read more
Lion König (DFG-Postdoctoral Research Fellow, DPIR-St Antony’s) et al.
19 June 2017 - 5:00pm
Cayley Lecture Theatre, University of Westminster
Please note this event will be held at the University of Westminster. See here for further details.
15 June 2017 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
On Thursday June 15th 2017, a special one-day workshop from 9:30AM-4:30PM at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford will take stock of the aspirations, adaptive strategies and politics of ordinary... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Gerald McCarthy (ANU)
14 June 2017 - 4:00pm
Seminar Room B, Manor Road Building
Why are there so few advocates for state-mediated economic redistribution and social welfare in contemporary Myanmar (Burma)? Moving beyond a focus on the regime-led political transition since 2011,... Read more

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