Events archive

Latin American History Seminar
Lara Putnam, UCIS Research Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Lara Putnam is UCIS Research Professor and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh. She writes on Latin American and Caribbean history, theories and methods of... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Filip De Boeck, University of Leuven (Belgium)
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The Belgian anthropologist Filip De Boeck (University of Leuven) will speak about some of the ideas underlying Suturing the City. Living Together in Congo’s Urban Worlds (2016), a book he made in... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Laura Putnam, University of Pittsburgh
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Please note the following changes in the Latin American History Seminar Programme : Lara Putnam's joint LAC/RAI seminar, originally announced for next week, has now been postponed for 2 March, and... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Stephen Smith (All Souls),
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
European Studies Centre
Book Launch
MEC Seminar
Jessica Maya Marglin (University of Southern California)
2 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Through the experiences of a single Jewish family, this lecture charts how the law helped Jews to integrate into Muslim society. Drawing on previously untapped documents in Hebrew, Arabic,... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Arthur Stockwin (Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies) and Kweku Ampiah (Leeds University)
2 March 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Rethinking how Japan does politics
SEESOX
Yaprak Gürsoy (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
1 March 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series The rise of illiberalism in South East Europe The current European crises appear to have facilitated the (re-)emergence of illiberalism as a viable alternative for political... Read more
Nissan Seminar
1 March 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Alex Kerr will talk about his projects in Iya Valley, Shikoku (where while still in university he bought an old thatched-rooofed farmhouse in 1973), and other villages across Japan. Alex writes in... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Phyu Phyu Thi (Myanmar ICT for Development), Matthew J Walton (St Antony’s)
1 March 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
Research and training conducted by the Myanmar Media and Society (M.MAS) project in 2015 encountered persistent expressions of fear and antagonism directed towards religious Others as well as... Read more
ESC Lunchtime Seminar
Simona Piattoni (University of Trento)
1 March 2017 - 12:30pm
European Studies Centre
Revisiting democratic principles in highly interconnected settings (like the EU). The European Union is exposing the problems of contemporary European democracies and forcing us to rethink our very... Read more
Joanna Fomina (Collegium Civitas, Warsaw), Cathryn Costello (St Antony’s College, COMPAS), Franck Duvell (COMPAS)
28 February 2017 - 5:00pm
European Studies Centre
Nir Boms (Tel Aviv University), Matthieu Cimino (Oxford)
28 February 2017 - 5:00pm
The Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
This seminar is co-sponsored by the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies
Christopher Clapham (Cambridge)
28 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This seminar has been postponed. An update will be provided when the seminar has been rescheduled.
Lord Stephen Gilbert (Deputy Chairman, Conservative Party), Lord Peter Hennessy FBA (Queen Mary University of London), Tara Corrigan (The Messina Group)
28 February 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Investcorp Building Lecture Theatre, St Antony's
Week 7 (28th February) Traditional Parties and the Populist Challenge Lord Stephen Gilbert (Deputy Chairman, Conservative Party) Lord Peter Hennessy FBA (Queen Mary University of London) Tara... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Mark Harrison (Green Templeton)
28 February 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
In 1817-21, cholera spread out of its supposed 'home' in deltaic Bengal to much of the rest of India, marking the beginning of several pandemic waves which engulfed much of the world. Despite its... Read more

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