Events

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Sarah Whitmore (Oxford Brookes)
22 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
David Harrison (DAC Beachcroft)
22 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract David Harrison will talk about his book Price and Financial Stability: Rethinking Financial Markets , to be published by Routledge Economics in 2018. David's book focuses on the difference... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Shapan Adnan
23 January 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
The Rohingyas violently expelled by Myanmar are not recognized as international refugees by Bangladesh. Despite lacking citizenship and the right to work, they have sought to survive through covert... Read more
Visiting Parliamentary Fellows Programme
Nick Varley (Ground manager of the 'Leave' campaign), Will Straw (former executive director of Britain Stronger in Europe), Tim Shipman (Sunday Times political editor and author of 'All Out War' and 'Fall Out')
23 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
TALES FROM THE WAR “Tales from the War Rooms: The Brexit Referendum 2016.” We will have Andrew Hood, senior advisor at Dechert LLP and former legal advisor to the Cameron; Will Straw, former... Read more
SEESOX
Jasmin Mujanović (EastWest Institute)
24 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Seminar Series: Key issues and developments in South East Europe Our Hilary 2018 SEESOX seminar series on South East Europe looks at regional developments from a thematic, interdisciplinary and cross... Read more
MEC Seminar
Hannah Elsisi (Merton College), Hugh Sandeman (Amnesty International), Federico Varese (Nuffield College)
24 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Followed by discussion The 25 of January is the anniversary of Giulio Regeni disappearance in the streets of Cairo. Already two years have passed without Giulio and still no significant progress was... Read more
Elisa Botella-Rodríguez, Lecturer in Economic History, Economics and Economic History Department and Instituto de Iberoamérica, University of Salamanca, Spain.
25 January 2018 - 12:45pm to 2:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Whereas the majority of Latin American countries promoted non-traditional exports and ‘Agriculture of Change’ (based on large scale monocrops) in the early 1990s, Cuba was forced to implement an... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Dr Junko Yamashita, University of Bristol
25 January 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Latin American History Seminar
Martín Castro, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero, and Conicet, Argentina
25 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Martín Castro (DPhil. in Modern History, University of Oxford, 2004) is a researcher at CONICET (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina) and professor at Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (... Read more
26 January 2018 - 9:00am to 28 January 2018 - 3:30pm
Please check the programme
*Please note, spaces for this event are strictly limited and only ticket holders will be able to attend. Please contact mideastconf@pmb.ox.ac.uk if you have any further questions. ** Tickets are not... Read more
26 January 2018 - 12:45pm to 2:15pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Rolando Drago was educated at the Universidad Técnica del Estado, the Universidad Católica de Chile and the Diplomatic Academy of Chile. He began his career in the Chilean diplomatic service in 1980... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Max Weiss (Princeton)
26 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Max Weiss is Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. He is the author of In the Shadow of Sectarianism: Law, Shi`ism, and the Making of... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Laurence Whitehead, Nuffield College
26 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Chun-tu Hsueh Distingished Lecture
Jane Duckett (Glasgow)
26 January 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
This lecture examines 21st-century social policies and what they tell us about Chinese politics. At the same time it makes the case for more rigorous qualitative policy research, and it argues that... Read more
Brian Victoria (Centre for Buddhist Studies)
27 January 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The 1997 publication of Zen at War sent shockwaves through Western adherents of Buddhism because it revealed allegedly enlightened Buddhist leaders had been fervent, even fanatical, supporters of... Read more

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