Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Colin Tyler (Hull)
1 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Even though Bhikhu Parekh has written extensively on the theory and practice of multi-ethnic societies, he is yet to articulate the clear critical typography of contemporary forms of national unity... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Pia Jolliffe (Blackfriars; Institute of Population Ageing)
26 October 2016 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room
Focusing on the Karen people in Burma, Thailand and the United Kingdom, Learning, Migration and Intergenerational Relations: The Karen and the Gift of Education analyses how global, regional and... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Su Su (Mandalay Technological University)
26 October 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
If one and only one city in Asia with its historic core largely intact were to be pointed out, it would to be Yangon. Yangon has thousands of historic properties that date before 1950; has the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
A Panel Discussion with Aditya Das, Huw Bowen and Faisal Devji
25 October 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
The book launched at this event outlines the diplomatic and external policies of Gilbert Elliot, the first Earl of Minto, who held the office of Governor-General of Bengal from July 1807 to October... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Arie M. Dubnov (Haifa; George Washington)
18 October 2016 - 2:00pm
Did Jewish leaders and thinkers conceive Zionism as part of an “Eastern” – Asian and Semitic – cultural and national revival or as a Western importation and a colonial proxy? Why and when was it... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Sylvie Brieu (International Reporter and Independent Author)
12 October 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
After fifty years of isolation under the rule of an oppressive military regime, Myanmar is finally opening up in a wave of euphoria. Despite the recent landslide victory of the National League for... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Avishek Ray (Silchar; Edinburgh)
11 October 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Avishek Ray will explore how the dichotomy between the 'good' wanderer and the 'bad' wanderer in the 'Indian tradition' was premised upon a highly contingent process of religio-political partisanship... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
17 June 2016 - 11:30am to 5:00pm
Venue: Old Library, Lady Margaret Hall
Burma Academic Event, University of Oxford To coincide with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Birthday You are cordially invited to Burma Scholar Update with­ experts on the country, and provide for... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Pradip Dutta (Jawaharlal Nehru University)
14 June 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Vishwabharati, the university that Tagore founded, was an early experiment in producing a global habitation. While many of the ideas that motivated this institution hold out resonances for the... Read more
Lina Fruzzetti (Brown) and Ákos Östör (Wesleyan)
10 June 2016 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
In My Mother’s House A film by Lina Fruzzetti and Ákos Östör Colour, 82 min A screening followed by a panel discussion with the film-makers, Paola Mattei (European Studies Centre) and Jason Mosley (... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
David Timberman (De La Salle University, Manila; Management Systems International)
8 June 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Drawing primarily on his own research, interviews and observations, David Timberman will address three topics: 1) the May 9 elections and what they reveal about contemporary Philippine politics, 2)... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Rosinka Chaudhuri (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta)
7 June 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
On December 15th , 1829, a large public meeting was held amidst much excitement at the Town Hall in Calcutta. The speakers, principally from the British mercantile community in Calcutta, but... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sanghamitra Choudhury (Agatha Harrison Fellow, St Antony's College; University of Sikkim)
1 June 2016 - 4:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
The book launched at this talk analyses the impact that prolonged socio-political conflict in India has had on political and social spaces for women. Focusing in particular on Assam in the North East... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sarmila Bose (DPIR, Oxford)
31 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
Sarmila Bose is an academic and journalist with principal interests in the politics and public policies of South Asia. Her current work is on migration and identity formation of Bengal 'kayasthas',... Read more
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
Willem Burung (St Catherine's)
27 May 2016 - 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
Papua is one of the pacific islands where one finds the beauty of its nature, the richness of its land, and the sincere kindness of its people. Yet, the land can spark off unresolved debate as one... Read more

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