Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Polly O'Hanlon (Oxford)
27 October 2015 - 2:15pm to 3:45pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Southeast Asia Seminar
Pingtjin Thum (Research Associate, Centre for Global History; Coordinator, Project Southeast Asia)
21 October 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
The outcome of the recent general elections in Singapore was a shock to observers, who had predicted a far tighter outcome. The unprecedented six seats (out of 87, plus a seventh seat won in a by-... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Tariq Rahman (Lahore)
20 October 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fellows’ Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building at St Antony’s College
Tariq Rahman is presently Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and Acting Dean, School of Education at the Beaconhouse National University, Lahore. He is also HEC Distinguished National... Read more
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
Dr Ma Khin Mar Mar Kyi
19 June 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Talbott Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, OX2 6QA
Join us in celebrating Daw Aung San Suu Kyi's birthday, and also recognizing the academic achievements of Dr Ma Khin Mar Mar Kyi, the DASSK Trust's JRF in Gender and Burmese Studies at Lady Margaret... Read more
Asian Studies Seminar
A Conversation with Lord Bhikhu Parekh and Sir Richard Sorabji
18 June 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Syndicate Room, Old Main Building, St Antony's College
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Professor Thomas Gold (University of California, Berkley)
16 June 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Pavilion Room, Fourth Floor, Gateway Building, St Antony's College
South Asia Seminar
Sanghamitra Choudhury (Agatha Harrison Fellow, St Antony's College)
16 June 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Shuh-mei Shih (University of California, Los Angleles)
15 June 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Syndicate Room, Old Main Building, St Antony's College
Abstract : “As the site of crossings of colonizers, settlers, merchants, and goods, island nations such as Taiwan have seen a rich confluence of cultures, where peoples and languages were either... Read more
Sumanta K Bhowmick (Independent Scholar)
15 June 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Sumanta K Bhowmick is an independent scholar based in New Delhi and has a doctorate in English Literature. Fascinated by the city and its making as India’s capital, he has researched the history of... Read more
East Asia Seminar
Professor Thomas J. Christensen (William P Bosworth Professor of World Politics of Peace and War, Director of China and the World Programme, Princeton University)
11 June 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College **Please note the change in venue**
“Thomas Christensen has decoded the U.S.-China relationship with the analytical power of a leading scholar and the real-world lessons of a policymaker. The China Challenge is lucid, learned, and... Read more
Paul Irwin Crookes (University of Oxford), Jan Knoerich (King's Collge, London)
10 June 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Syndicate Room, Old Main Building, St Antony's College
Abstract : This presentation will explore three key questions connected to the role of high-technology in cross-Strait relations which intersect with each of the themes of security, economics and... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Lorraine Paterson (Visiting Scholar, Oxford Centre for Life Writing, Wolfson College)
10 June 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Under French colonialism in Indochina, approximately ten thousand prisoners from Vietnam and Cambodia were deported to penal or exile sites within the wider French colonial world. From Gabon in... Read more
Asian Studies Seminar
Adil Sultan (International Institute for Strategic Studies)
9 June 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
The overt nuclearisation of South Asia in 1998 and the development of operational nuclear capabilities by both India and Pakistan helped restore the strategic balance between the two countries. The... Read more
Taiwan Studies Seminar Series
Dr Michelle Hsieh (Taiwan Academic Sinica)
9 June 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Syndicate Room, Old Main Building, St Antony's College
A distinctive feature of Taiwan’s post-war economic development was decentralized industrialization consisting of a system of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) clustered in a geographical locale... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Suryakant Waghmore (Tata Institute of Social Science)
9 June 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Fellow's Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony's College

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