Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Tim Harper (Cambridge)
2 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Tim Harper 's research interests centre on the history of modern Southeast Asia and the region's global connections. His first book, The End of Empire and the Making of Malaya (1999), was a study of... Read more
William Kelly (Humanist Artist, Laureate of Australia’s Conflict Prevention Prize & Peace Abbey Award), , Lord John Alderdice (Director of CRIC, former leader of Alliance Party and peace negotiator, Northern Ireland), Rama Mani (Founder of Theatre of Transformation Academy, Research Associate, CIS), Annette Idler (Director of Studies at the Changing Character of War Programme, Senior Research Fellow at Pembroke College)
2 May 2017 - 12:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Co-sponsored by ESC, CIS, CCW and CRIC
2 May 2017 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
European Studies Centre
ESC / Santander Roundtable Series on “Spanish Democracy at Forty” - with the support of Agenda Pública and The Madariaga Series Whither the Left in Spain Panel 1: The predicaments of the socialist... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Nicholas Morris (University of New South Wales, Sydney)
1 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Old Common Room, Balliol College, Oxford
Abstract: A major long-term challenge facing modern economies is how to pay for the living expenses and care costs of the elderly. Universal state provision for pensions and long term care is now... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Robert Dale (Newcastle)
1 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
When Russians attempted to depict the demobilisation of the Red Army after the Great Patriotic War they almost always turned to the photographs of returning veterans taken in the summer of 1945. The... Read more
SEESOX
Koray Çalışkan (Boğaziçi University)
1 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Koray Çalışkan argues that Turkey’s contemporary political regime is competitive authoritarianism. Tracing the evolution of Turkey’s political system from tutelary democracy to its current state, he... Read more
Clare Azzopardi (University of Malta Junior College), Yiannis Papadakis (University of Cyprus)
29 April 2017 - 9:30am to 30 April 2017 - 6:00pm
Radcliffe Humanities Building, University of Oxford
Please click here for programme and registration information Participants have been encouraged to think of borders and boundaries not only in geographical terms, but also as a more general category... Read more
Professor Laila Parsons (McGill University)
28 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Laila Parsons is a historian specializing in the modern Middle East. She received her D.Phil. from Oxford in 1996, and taught at Harvard and Yale before moving in 2004 to McGill University, where she... Read more
Gesine Schwan (Humboldt-Viadrina Governance Platform)
28 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Nissan Seminar
Dr. George Olcott, Department of Business and Commerce, Keio University
28 April 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
28 April 2017 - 9:00am to 18 June 2017 - 8:00pm
Investcorp Lower Gallery, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
OPEN IN TRINITY TERM MONDAY-FRIDAY 9am - 5pm Images from the Syrian Revolution by Maciej Moskwa Syria is plunged in war. A few months before the violence became prohibitively dangerous inside the... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Nic Cheeseman (Birmingham)
27 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
We are delighted to welcome Prof Nic Cheeseman, now of the University of Birmingham, to reflect on his outstanding contribution to the study of African politics at Oxford's African Studies Centre and... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Kirsten McConnachie (Warwick)
26 April 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
This seminar will consider the case of Chin refugees from Myanmar in the north-east Indian State of Mizoram, drawing on Migdal’s (2004) concepts of ‘virtual checkpoints’ and ‘mental maps’ to analyse... Read more
Law and Politics Seminars
25 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theater, St Antony's College
Speakers: Lord Falconer, former Lord Chancellor under Tony Blair and former member of Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet , Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Principal of Mansfield College,Oxford and human... Read more
SEESOX
Lamprini Rori (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
25 April 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract According to the «echo chamber» hypothesis, political networks on the internet are fragmented and limiting. Online political communication basically preaches to the converted with little or... Read more

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