Events archive

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
Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri (Former Foreign Minister of Pakistan)
11 March 2016 - 5:30pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Mr. Kasuri's talk will be followed by a question and answer session. Educated at the Universities of Punjab, Cambridge, and Oxford, Mr Kasuri was called to the Bar from Gray's Inn, London. He then... Read more
The International Political Economy of East Asia
Dr Hugo Meijer (King’s College London; Sciences-Po Paris)
8 March 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
In light of the intertwining logics of military competition and economic interdependence at play in US-China relations, Trading with the Enemy examines how the United States has balanced its... Read more
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

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