Events archive

Richard Sorabji (Wolfson), Peter Adamson (King's College London)
9 June 2017 - 2:00pm
Haldane Room, Wolfson College
Speakers: Richard Sorabji Honorary Fellow, Wolfson College Peter Adamson Professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, King’s College London Schedule: 2-3.30: Professor Sir Richard Sorabji 3.30-4:... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Jason Keith Fernandes (Lisbon)
6 June 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Exploring the emotional terrain of the citizenship experiences of groups in Goa this paper will argue that through the linguistic choices made by the government of Goa it is not merely caste that is... Read more
Rudrangshu Mukherjee (Vice-Chancellor, Ashoka University)
5 June 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room
This lecture is co-organised by the Asian Studies Centre of St Antony’s College, the Free Speech Debate Project – a research project of the Dahrendorf Programme for the Study of Freedom at St Antony'... Read more
Akeel Bilgrami (Columbia), Shruti Kapila (Cambridge), Saeed Naqvi (Foreign Correspondent and Author)
2 June 2017 - 5:00pm
TORCH Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities Building - please note new venue
A Roundtable Conversation with Akeel Bilgrami (Sidney Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University), Shruti Kapila (Fellow and Director of Studies, Corpus Christi College; Faculty of... Read more
Robert J. C. Young (NYU)
30 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room
In this talk Robert Young will be discussing the new volume of writings by Frantz Fanon, edited by Jean Khalfa and the speaker, the first new material by Fanon to be published in over 60 years.... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Teena Purohit (Boston)
30 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
This talk examines the writings of Jamal al-din al-Afghani (1838-1897) with particular attention to his polemical piece against Syed Ahmad Khan (1817-1898), entitled “The Refutation of the... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Renato Cruz De Castro (De La Salle University)
24 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
From 2010 to 2016, then President, Benigno Aquino balanced China’s expansive maritime claim in the South China Sea. President Aquino challenged China by shifting the Armed Forces of the Philippines... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Hayden J. Bellenoit (US Naval Academy)
23 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
The transition to colonialism in South Asian history has been a vibrant and hotly contested part of India’s history. The role of scribes as historical actors of change in India’s history has only... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Elisa Oreglia (SOAS, London)
18 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
In recent years, small networks of traders have started to bring cheap, China-made smartphones to low- and middle-income consumers in the Global South. These traders inhabit the grey area between the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Jon Wilson (King’s College London)
16 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Histories of the British empire in India often present it as a stable and effective form of state power and a coherent ideology. Drawing on the argument of his recent book, India Conquered. Britain’s... Read more
13 May 2017 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Organised by the University of Oxford Sikh Society. Registration is required.
Southeast Asia Seminar
10 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Incorporating the Delphi Method within Poverty Measurement, a Case Study of West Java, Indonesia Putu Natih (Trinity, Social Policy and Intervention) This empirical paper aims to illustrate the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Nayanika Mookherjee (Durham)
9 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Following the 1971 Bangladesh War, the Bangladesh government publicly designated the thousands of women raped by the then West Pakistani (later Pakistani) military and their local East Pakistani (... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Rizal Sukma (Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Republic of Indonesia), Antonio M. Lagdameo (Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Republic of the Philippines)
4 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) was formally established at the end of 2015 but progress on more robust regional economic integration has been slow. Levels of integration within the region vary... Read more
Shruti Kapila (Cambridge), Pankaj Mishra, David Priestland
3 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Nihilism in the 21st Century:A Conversation with Pankaj Mishra, Shruti Kapila and David Priestland Shruti Kapila lectures at the Faculty of History and is a Fellow and Director of Studies in History... Read more