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Deborah Pose (University of Cape Town)
19 May 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG
Please refer to the TORCH website in case of last minute venue changes or cancellations The TORCH Race and Resistance programme are hosting a talk on 'Consumerism and the Pragmatics of Race in the... Read more
SEESOX
Franck Düvell, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (Compas), Sebnem Koser Akcapar, Koç University, Istanbul, Fulya Memisoglu, Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, Eren Korkmaz, International Migration Institute, Oxford, Ali Zafer Sagiroglu, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Sezin Tuna, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University
19 May 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Please bring brownbag lunch. Please see programme for more information. Please register your attendance with franck.duvell@compas.ox.ac.uk
African Studies Seminar
Dan Paget (Oxford)
18 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
Dan Paget is currently finishing his DPhil at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford. He writes on the politics of sub-Saharan Africa in general, and the... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Genevieve Verdo, University of Paris I, Pantheon-Sorbonne; Anthony MacFarlane, University of Warwick
18 May 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
This is the third François-Xavier Guerra Seminar, jointly organized with the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne with the support of the Oxford Maison Française. Genèvieve Verdo es doctora y... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Elisa Oreglia (SOAS, London)
18 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
In recent years, small networks of traders have started to bring cheap, China-made smartphones to low- and middle-income consumers in the Global South. These traders inhabit the grey area between the... Read more
Professor Andrew Kahn (St Edmund Hall), Dr Oliver Ready (St Antony's)
16 May 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
RESC Library Reading Room
All are welcome to the launch of Oliver Ready’s new book, Persisting in Folly: Russian Writers in Search of Wisdom, 1963-2013 (Peter Lang), at St Antony’s on Tuesday 16 May. Professor Andrew Kahn,... Read more
16 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
The film screening has been postponed for now, please check the website for further updates. Thank you. The small town of San Carlos, Antioquia is considered a national icon of post-conflict... Read more
Richard Manning (Blavatnik School of Government)
16 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
'The Warden's Seminar' , co-sponsored by the Foreign Service Programme, the Blavatnik School of Government and the Global Economic Governance Programme will be given by Richard Manning who will speak... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Deborah Posel (University of Cape Town)
16 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
16 May 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
The book by Dr John Crabtree and Dr Francisco Durand examines the ways in which elites have managed to control decision making through management of key positions within the state, both past and... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Jon Wilson (King’s College London)
16 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Histories of the British empire in India often present it as a stable and effective form of state power and a coherent ideology. Drawing on the argument of his recent book, India Conquered. Britain’s... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Please see programme
16 May 2017 - 9:30am to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Following the invocation of Article 50 in March, and the prospect of an early General Election in June, the ongoing debate on Brexit has begun to intensify as both sides to the discussions begin to... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Carlo Cottarelli (IMF Executive Director for Italy)
15 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract: Public debt has surged in most advanced economies since 2007 and remains at historically high levels in many of them. What are the effects of this surge for economic stability and growth?... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Miriam Dobson (University of Sheffield)
15 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Religion, it has been argued, is essential to the construction of modernity: by dictating the place and nature of acceptable religious behaviour the modern state displays and reaffirms its own power... Read more
13 May 2017 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Organised by the University of Oxford Sikh Society. Registration is required.

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