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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
13 May 2017 - 10:00am to 4:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Organised by the University of Oxford Sikh Society. Registration is required.
Professor Aron Shai (Tel Aviv University)
12 May 2017 - 5:00pm
China Centre Lecture Theatre
Abstract The Sino-Israeli story is a most thrilling story. It encompasses unique history, culture, complex diplomacy and worldwide business. This is on the whole a success story. An attempt will be... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Laura Jaitman (Inter-American Development Bank)
12 May 2017 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Nissan Seminar
Dr Peter Wynn Kirby, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford
12 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies (St Antony's College, University of Oxford)
11 May 2017 - 6:15pm to 7:45pm
University College London Department of Political Science
Tariq Ramadan will be giving a lecture at UCL, followed by Q&A session, on the current political developments in the Middle East, covering the relationship between the West and Islam, the... Read more

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