Events archive

Southeast Asia Seminar
Michael Buehler (SOAS)
18 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Since the collapse of the authoritarian New Order regime in 1998, hundreds of Islamic laws have been adopted across Indonesia. Over the past years, scholars have examined both the causes and the... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Dominik Müller (Goethe-University, Oxford)
4 February 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founders' Building, St Antony's College
Brunei Darussalam is the only Southeast Asian country that has unambiguously defined itself as an “Islamic State” since Independence. In the absence of democratic institutions or an influential civil... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Alicia Izharuddin (SOAS): Islamic modernity, Indonesia, gender and sexuality, Alexander Wain (Oxford): Chinese Muslims, conversion to Islam, Courtney Wittekind (Oxford, St Antony’s): Migration, displacement, return/repatriation in Southeastern Burma, Jun Zubillaga-Pow (King’s College London): Malay lesbians, Singapore history, neoliberal politics
9 December 2014 - 8:15am
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
Please join us for a look at the exciting range of current research on Southeast Asia being conducted by post-graduate students in the UK. Each presenter will give a brief introduction to his or her... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Lena Rethel (Associate Professor, University of Warwick), Kerstin Steiner (Senior Lecturer, Monash University)
26 November 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
At a time when conventional, interest-based financial system continues to suffer from the fallout from the global financial crisis of 2008-9, Islamic finance is a rapidly expanding segment of... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Claudio Sopranzetti (Postdoctoral fellow, All Souls College, Oxford)
29 October 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building at St Antony’s College
Southeast Asia Seminar
Rui Feijo (Visiting Academic, St Antony's College & Associate Researcher, University of Coimbra)
15 October 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
In 1999 Timor-Leste was given the opportunity to vote on a self-determination referendum that put an end to centuries of Portuguese colonial and Indonesian neo-colonial rule. Two and a half year... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Rui Feijo (Visiting Research Fellow, St Antony's College, Oxford and Associate Researher, University of Coimbra)
15 October 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
In 1999 Timor-Leste was given the opportunity to vote on a self-determination referendum that put an end to centuries of Portuguese colonial and Indonesian neo-colonial rule. Two and a half year... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
John D. Ciorciari (University of Michigan)
19 June 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
Since 2006, the United Nations and Cambodian government have sponsored a hybrid tribunal to try selected Khmer Rouge officials for atrocities of the late 1970s. However, the court has suffered from... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Joseph Harris (Assistant Professor, Boston University)
12 June 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
Recent scholarship has suggested that state developmental strategies have transitioned from a focus on capital accumulation and economic growth to human development and social policy. Consequently,... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Verapat Pariyawong (Former Special Counsel to the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand)
29 May 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
The session will be focussing on Thai politics following the 2006 coup and how the protesters, the care taking government, the courts and military establishment and different classes in Thai society... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Tu-Anh Vu-Thanh (Oxford)
6 March 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
Conventional wisdom holds that international trade agreements can be used as external pressures and credible commitments to overcome opposition to and lock in domestic economic reforms. This belief,... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Giles Ji Ungpakorn
20 February 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
Following the anti-government protests at the end of the year, where the protesters called for the end of parliamentary democracy and a “new” system of appointed parliaments and appointed governments... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Petra Mahy (Oxford)
6 February 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
Much of the developing world is dominated by informal employment (that is, employment which is not regulated by the state). In Indonesia, it is estimated that around 70% of workers (or approximately... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Matthew Walton (Oxford)
28 January 2014 - 4:00am to 4:00pm
Fellow’s Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building, St Antony’s College
The recent emergence of Buddhist nationalist movements in Myanmar and Sri Lanka—represented most prominently by the 969 Movement and Bodu Bala Sena, respectively—has resulted in violence directed... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Danica Salazar (Oxford)
23 January 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony’s College
Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines are postcolonial Southeast Asian nations where the English language continues to play an important role as a language of intranational communication,... Read more

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