Events archive

Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Honey Oo, Thiha Win Tin, Moe Htet Nay, Min Thawe Thit
11 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellow's Dining Room, St Antony's College
Four students leaders involved in recent Myanmar protests will discuss the dynamics of education reform and student activism in contemporary Myanmar. They all played a key role in the latest student... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Myat The Thitsar (Enlightened Myanmar Research Foundation; Oxford)
9 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Local legislative bodies, the Myanmar State and Regional parliaments were formed in 2011 and are constitutive sub-national governmental institutions. These are new institutions for a historically... Read more
Yongjin Zhang (Bristol)
8 November 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s
Yongjin Zhang will investigate the entanglement of the rising Chinese power with the liberal global order in negotiating for normative change. As an emerging power with an authoritarian regime, China... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Harshan Kumarasingham (Max Planck Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt; Institute of Commonwealth Studies)
8 November 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
All of the Asian States that emerged from British control in varying degrees took key substantial elements of the British Westminster system. This system was more commonly associated with the British... Read more
Stein Ringen
3 November 2016 - 5:00pm
China Centre Lecture Theatre, St Hugh's
Professor Stein Ringen presents his book The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century. The Chinese political economy is like no other system known to man, now or in history. This book explains... Read more
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

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