Events

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Svetlana Alexievich - Winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature
30 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre - please note change of venue
Svetlana Alexievich is the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Prize was awarded "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time." According to the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sarmila Bose (DPIR, Oxford)
31 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Sarmila Bose is an academic and journalist with principal interests in the politics and public policies of South Asia. Her current work is on migration and identity formation of Bengal 'kayasthas',... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Jonny Steinberg
31 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Jonny Steinberg, African Studies Centre, leads the South Africa Discussion Group on the topic "‘Why is Murder Not a Crime in South Africa?’ On why some categories of people are killable"
POMP Core Events
Professor Ruti Teitel (New York Law School), Professor Adam Czarnota (University of South Wales), Dr Magdalena Gawin (Ministry of Culture and National Heritage) , Agnieszka Holland (Film director and scriptwriter)
31 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 1 June 2016 - 10:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theater and European Studies Centre, St Anotny's College
The Programme on Modern Poland (POMP) at Oxford University warmly invites you to the international conference “Dealing with a Difficult Past, Looking into the Future: Transitional Justice in Poland... Read more
POMP Core Events
Professor Jan Kubik (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies)
31 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Professor Jan Kubik’s lecture will open the international conference “Dealing with a Difficult Past, Looking into the Future. Poland’s Transitional Justice in a Comparative Perspective” organised by... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Marilyn Booth (Oriental Institute and Magdalen College)
1 June 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room, Hilda Besse Building
South Asia Seminar
Sanghamitra Choudhury (Agatha Harrison Fellow, St Antony's College; University of Sikkim)
1 June 2016 - 4:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
The book launched at this talk analyses the impact that prolonged socio-political conflict in India has had on political and social spaces for women. Focusing in particular on Assam in the North East... Read more
POMP Core Events
Agnieszka Holland (filmmaker)
1 June 2016 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Auditorium, Investcorp Building
The Film Screening is a part of the international conference “Dealing with a Difficult Past, Looking into the Future. Poland’s Transitional Justice in a Comparative Perspective” organised by the... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Marcela Echeverri, University of Yale, Jason McGraw, Indiana University Bloomington
2 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Marcela Echeverri is assistant professor of Latin American history and MacMillan Research Fellow at Yale University. She is the author of “‘Enraged to the Limit of Despair’: Infanticide and Slave... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Miles Larmer (University of Oxford), Ramon Sarro (University of Oxford), Violette Pouillard (Université Libre Brussels), Eva Schalbroek (University of Cambridge), Nicole Eggers (Loyola University)
2 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
How and in what ways did colonies compare? This roundtable event brings together four researchers - Nicole Eggers (Loyola), Miles Larmer (Oxford), Violette Pouillard (ULB) and Eva Schalbroek (... Read more
SEESOX
Rebecca Bryant (London School of Economics)
2 June 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Transitional justice, or measures that come to terms with legacies of mass violence, have become important means for societies to heal the scars left by conflict or state repression, and to mend... Read more
Professor Noam Chomsky (MIT)
2 June 2016 - 5:00pm
Auditorium, Investcorp Building
The Middle East Centre invites you to view a live feed of this year’s Lecture in the Auditorium, Investcorp Building. Professor Chomsky will be speaking in the Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s... Read more
Dr Alessandra Aldé (Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro), Dr Marcus Ianoni (Universidade Federal Fluminense)
3 June 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Dr Aldé and Dr Ianoni were academic visitors in the Brazilian Studies Programme in 2015-2016, and will be presenting the results of their research projects. “Brazilians Online: User Profiles and... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Professor Margaret MacMillan (Warden, St Antony's), Dr Dawn Alexandrea Berry (Cornell University), Dr Nigel Bowles (Corpus Christi), Dr Halbert Jones (St Antony's)
3 June 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room
Book presentation. Though it has been home for centuries to indigenous peoples who have mastered its conditions, the Arctic has historically proven to be a difficult region for governments to... Read more
4 June 2016 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College

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