Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Katherine Butler Schofield (King's College London)
8 March 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
How do we write histories of the ephemeral: of affective and sensory experience, of devotional states and journeys, of the live performance of music and dance—of the tangible yet transient texture of... Read more
Dr S. Y. Quraishi (Former Chief Election Commissioner of India)
7 March 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
To be followed by a drinks reception. Guest of Honour: H.E. Mr Navtej Sarna, Indian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom This event is co-organised with the Oxford India Society.
Southeast Asia Seminar
Arshad Mohamed Ismail (SC-OCIS Visiting Fellow in Islamic Finance)
2 March 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Islamic finance is often seen as a segment that is experiencing exponential growth within the global financial arena. The industry is founded upon Islamic principles that prohibit charging of... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Pavin Chachavalpongpun (Kyoto; Cambridge)
24 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
The speaker reinvestigates the concept of neo-royalism, in the specific context of the twilight of King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s period, to forecast the future of the royal institution. The primary... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sam McNeil (St Antony's), Émile Rolland (St Antony's), Niroshini Sundaresan (Balliol)
23 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Hyderabad and sub-imperial Sovereignty in independent India 1946-1948 Sam McNeil, St Antony's College India’s 1948 police action in Hyderabad is generally understood to have been a resolution to the... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Reshmi Banerjee (St Antony's)
17 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Borders have always witnessed social and cultural interaction. They are dynamic trans-national zones/spaces which have seen both cooperation and conflict. They are treated as ‘margins’ of societies... Read more
The International Political Economy of East Asia
Professor Danny Quah (LSE)
16 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
Many writers have noted how the international system might be on the cusp of a change, where the "America Century" will no longer describe world order. If, however, the challenge to the established... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Dag Erik Berg (Göttingen)
16 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
There has been a tendency in caste studies to explain the origins and existence of caste, relying on structural approaches to explain how it is produced and by whom. This paper seeks to step aside... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
15 February 2016 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall
After winning a landslide victory in historic elections in Myanmar in November 2015, the National League for Democracy will form a new government on 1 April, cementing a remarkably smooth (to this... Read more
The International Political Economy of East Asia
Matteo Dian (Bologna; St Antony's), Silvia Menegazzi (LUISS; Warwick)
9 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
This presentation will analyse the strategy that led China to establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and its likely consequences for the regional and global economic order. The... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Conor Meleady (St Antony's), Anwesha Sengupta (St Catherine's), Smriti Sawkar (St Cross), Gautham Shiralagi (Keble)
9 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Understanding Islamic Revivalism in the British Caliphate: Processes and Consequences Conor Meleady, St Antony's College, will seek to present the processes and consequences of British forms of... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Kevin Fogg
3 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Under Dutch colonialism, religious education and secular education were entirely separate enterprises in the Netherlands East Indies. Since that time, nationalism (both anti-colonial and post-... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Daniel Hunt, Ria Kapoor (Lady Margaret Hall), Amar Sohal (Merton)
2 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Indian Activism in the Metropole 1880-1900 Daniel Hunt, St Antony's College An examination of Indian parliamentary activism during the emergence of popular democracy, looking in particular at the... Read more
The International Political Economy of East Asia
Dr Amy King (Australia National University)
26 January 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
Conventional wisdom holds that the post-WWII international economic order was the product of a dominant Anglo-American power structure and the policy ideas of British and American officials. But this... Read more

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