Events archive

Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir (Menteri Besar - Chief Minister - of Perak, Malaysia)
25 May 2016 - 6:30pm
Lecture Theatre, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir was appointed as the 11th Chief Minister of Perak, a state in West Malaysia, in 2009. His academic background includes a PhD in Political Thought from Temple University,... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Firman Noor (Indonesian Institute of Science; University of Indonesia; University of Exeter)
25 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Abdurrahman Wahid, often fondly called Gus Dur, is one of the prominent figures of Indonesian social and political history. He is well-respected politically and culturally for championing religious... Read more
20 May 2016 - 9:00am to 5:30pm
Seminar Room 2, ODID-QEH, 3 Mansfield Road
One-day workshop: Political Thought in South Asia Session I: Labour, Class and Democracy (9-10.30) Tejas Parasher (Chicago), Regulating Economic Inequality: B.R. Ambedkar’s States and Minorities and... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Ward Keeler (UT Austin; Nantes)
18 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Traffic on city streets is the first of three scenes from everyday life ward Keeler will use in this lecture to illustrate principles of hierarchy and power as they obtain in contemporary Burmese... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Gita Piramal (Business Historian, Mumbai; Saïd Business School)
17 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Can a company be both a commercial success and a social enterprise? Kamalnayan Bajaj (1915-1972) proved it is possible. Between 1942 and 1972, the group grew from a debt-riddled position to become... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Emily Gasser (Swarthmore College)
11 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
With roughly 720 indigenous languages from 30 families, Indonesia is home to a wealth of linguistic diversity. At the same time, pressure from major regional languages such as Javanese and regional... Read more
Chun-tu Hsueh Distingished Lecture
Dr Evan Medeiros (formerly Special Assistant to U.S. President and Senior Director for Asian affairs, National Security Council)
10 May 2016 - 5:00pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Dr Evan S. Medeiros served for 6 years in the the White House's National Security Council as President Obama's top Asia and China adviser, departing in June 2015. He previously worked at the RAND... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Richard Williams (Oriental Studies; Trinity College, Oxford)
10 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
When the ruler of a small eighteenth-century kingdom was being assaulted and pillaged by multiple armies - Rajputs, Marathas, Mughals, and Afghans - why would he invest his resources in ensuring that... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Dr Poh Soo Kai (Former Political Prisoner; Independent Author)
4 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Living in a Time of Deception is a study of Singapore history from the post-war period to 1965, which the author describes as a historical memoir. Part of Singapore’s agitation against colonial rule... Read more
South Asia Seminar
David Lunn (SOAS)
3 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Pandey Bechan Sharma (1900–67), known by his pen-name “Ugra” (“fierce”, or “extreme”) has an ambiguous place in the Hindi literary canon. Popular, populist, and unapologetically controversial, he is... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Pia Jolliffe (Blackfriars; Institute of Population Aging)
27 April 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Focusing on the Karen people from Burma/Myanmar in Thailand and in the United Kingdom, this talk analyses how global, regional and local developments affect patterns of learning. Based on Marcel... Read more
South Asia Seminar
John Slight (St. John's College, Cambridge)
26 April 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
During the colonial period, the British Empire ruled over more Muslims than any other European or Muslim power. The majority of Britain's Muslim subjects lived in India. The British Empire engaged... Read more
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
15 April 2016 - 9:00am to 17 April 2016 - 9:00pm
Room L3, Mathematical Institute; Lecture Theatre, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Free. No registration required. List of Documentaries Feature Length 1987: Untracing the Conspiracy (60 min/Singapore/political freedom and exile) 40 Years of Silence: An Indonesian Tragedy (96 min/... Read more
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
José Ramos-Horta (Former President of East Timor; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate)
12 April 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
This informal lecture, which will be followed by a question and answer session, is free for all to attend, but registration is required to guarantee admission. The lecture follows the 4 p.m. launch,... Read more
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
12 April 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Gallery
Vernacular Architecture in Southeast Asia Photographs by Carl Alexander Gibson-Hill and Paul Oliver An exhibit at St Antony’s College, 13-24 April 2016 Invitation to the Public Opening Tuesday April... Read more

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