Events archive

Southeast Asia Seminar
Sothy Tep (MP, Kingdom of Cambodia; Foreign Service Programme, University of Oxford)
13 February 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
It’s the most dangerous country you’ll ever visit, because you’ll fall in love with it…and then it will break your heart – Joseph Mussomeli, former US Ambassador to Cambodia Sothy Tep, Member of... Read more
Chun-tu Hsueh Distingished Lecture
Peter Nolan (Cambridge)
10 February 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Peter Nolan holds the Chong Hua Chair in Chinese Development and is Director of the University’s Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge. He is the Director of the Chinese Executive... Read more
South Asia Seminar
7 February 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Partition refugees and resettlement in West Punjab Aalene Aneeq, St Catherine’s College Cuisine and the Middle Class Household: The Emergence of "Professional" Cookery in Early Post-Colonial India... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Matthew J Walton (St Antony's)
7 February 2017 - 12:45pm to 2:00pm
Seminar Room A, Manor Road Building
Democratic trends in Theravada Buddhist countries in South and Southeast Asia have shifted markedly in recent years, with Thailand once again coming under military rule while Myanmar has increased... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Sufian Jusoh (National University of Malaysia)
1 February 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
Myanmar or Burma has had its first fully contested general election in 2016, leading the formation of a democratically elected government which has taken steps to reform the governance of the country... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Tony K. Stewart (Vanderbilt)
31 January 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Professor Stewart's talk is organised jointly with the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies as the Majewski Lecture for Hilary Term, 2017. In 1287 b.s. [=1879/80 c.e.] a short Bangla work was published in... Read more
Scott Atran (CNRS Paris; Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict, Oxford)
27 January 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room
Uncompromising wars, revolution, rights movements, and today’s global terrorism are in part driven by Devoted Actors who adhere to sacred or transcendent values that generate actions independently,... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Rochelle Almeida (NYU)
24 January 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Despite the fact that India’s Anglo-Indians migrated en masse following Independence in 1947 and have spent almost 70 years as a settler-community, they remain relatively unknown in the United... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Tarunabh Khaitan (Wadham)
17 January 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
This talk is jointly organised by the Public Law Discussion Group and the South Asia Seminar. This presentation will argue, using India as a case study, that constitutional directives can be a useful... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Kerstin Steiner (Monash)
16 January 2017 - 2:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
This talk will be held under the Chatham House Rule: participants may report on information provided during the talk, but not directly or indirectly attribute it, or make any recording of the talk.... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Mara Malagodi and Luke McDonagh (City, London)
29 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
In this seminar Dr Malagodi and Dr McDonagh examine the Dominion Constitutions of Pakistan and Ireland from a comparative perspective. While the two countries could be described as being dramatically... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Dominik M. Müller (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle)
23 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
In this talk, Dominik Müller will present the conceptual framework of a newly established collaborative research project studying "The Bureaucratisation of Islam and its Socio-Legal Dimensions in... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Jesús Cháirez-Garza (Leeds)
22 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Untouchability in India has been widely understood as the practice of excluding, from social or religious life, people who are believed to be permanently impure. Yet, this vision neglects the... Read more
Luc Boltanski (EHESS, Paris) and Arnaud Esquerre (CNRS)
17 November 2016 - 5:00pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
In their lecture, the eminent sociologists Luc Boltanski (author of the The New Spirit of Capitalism and On Justification , Economies of Worth ) and Arnaud Esquerre (author of La manipulation mentale... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Salma Siddique (Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies, Freie Universität Berlin)
15 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Relocating to Bombay from Lahore after partition, the refugee filmmaker Roop Shorey made a series of romantic comedies in independent India starring his collaborator-wife Meena Shorey. In these films... Read more

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