Events archive

Latin American Centre Seminars
Sian Lazar, University of Cambridge
7 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
I will discuss my recent ethnographic work on the ethical lives and collective political action of two unions of state employees in Argentina. I examine how activists in both unions create themselves... Read more
Tim Glawion (GIGA, Hamburg)
7 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
The Central African Republic, Somalia, and South Sudan share the dubious honour of being ranked the world’s ‘most fragile states’ according to the last four years of the Fragile States Index. Taking... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Gary Kynoch, Dalhousie University
7 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
South Asia Seminar
Alessandra Mezzadri (School of Oriental and African Studies, London)
7 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Drawing from Marxian and feminist insights, this presentation, based on a recently completed book, theorizes the garment sweatshop in India as a complex 'regime' of exploitation and oppression,... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr James Ryan (Cardiff University)
6 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Tamim Bayoumi (International Monetary Fund)
6 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
In this seminar, Tamim Bayoumi will present the argument of his recent book called Unfinished Business: the Unexplored Consequences of the Financial Crisis and the Lessons Yet to be Learned. There... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Monica Serrano, El Colegio de México
3 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
**Special Seminar - Please note this is a Friday** Although from the outset prohibitionist drug control policies have been at odds with human rights logics, academic research on the interaction... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Robert Springborg (Italian Institute of International Affairs, Rome)
3 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Robert Springborg is a non-resident Research Fellow of the Italian Institute of International Affairs, Rome. Until October 2013, he was Professor of National Security Affairs at... Read more
Nissan Seminar
3 November 2017 - 2:00pm to 6:15pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
The seminar will start with an introduction from Gill Steel, Doshisha University at 2.00 pm. Session 1 - Women at Work 2.05 pm - 2.50 pm Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Mito Akiyoshi, Senshu University... Read more
3 November 2017 - 12:45pm to 2:15pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Genaro Vicente Pappalardo Ayala was appointed as Ambassador of Paraguay to the United Kingdom in March 2017. Prior to that, he has served as the Ambassdor of Paraguay to India, Charge d'Affaires of... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University
2 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Jeremy Adelman completed his DPhil at Oxford in 1989, and has since authored or edited ten books, including Sovereignty and Revolution in the Iberian Atlantic (2006) and Worldly Philosopher: The... Read more
Jean Allman (Washington University in St. Louis)
2 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Please note that this seminar will take place in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, rather than the usual Pavilion Room. The Faculty of History and the African Studies Centre present the Astor Lecture 2017... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
David Baulk (Fortify Rights)
2 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
As the world watches the Myanmar military decimate the country's Rohingya Muslim population, in northern Myanmar the military is fighting a war by other means. Across Kachin and northern Shan state,... Read more
​Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh (Bethlehem & Birzeit Universities)
1 November 2017 - 7:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
[Co-sponsored by Friends of Birzeit University] About the speaker: Mazin Qumsiyeh PhD (Texas Tech University); MSc (University of Connecticut); BSc (University of Jordan) teaches and conducts... Read more
SEESOX
Ezgi Basaran (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
1 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
In 2011 Turkey’s President Erdogan promised to make a deal with the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party), but the talks marked a descent into assassinations, suicide bombings and the killing of civilians... Read more

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