Michaelmas 2016 Term Calendar

Michaelmas 2016 Term Calendar

Unless otherwise stated, all events take place in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre,
70 Woodstock Road, Oxford  OX2 6HR

Week 0
Tuesday, 27 September, 19:00
Europe, its neighbourhood and the geopolitics of fear
Paul Chaisty (St Antony's College, Oxford); Eugene Rogan (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Chair: Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Discussant: Constantinos Filis (Institute of International Relations, Panteion University)
Venue: Megaron Plus, Athens


Week 2
Tuesday 18 October, 10:15
The geopolitics of fear: South East Europe in a triangle of uncertainty – Russia, Middle East, North Africa
Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford); Franck Duvell (COMPASS, Oxford); David Madden (St Antony’s College, Oxford); Adis Merdzanovic (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Key-note speaker: Jamie Shea (NATO)
Chair: Lord Lothian (Global Strategy Forum)
​Venue: David Lloyd Room, National Liberal Club, Whitehall, London
​In association with Global Strategy Forum

Wednesday 19 October, 12:30
EU, Turkey and refugee policy
Gerald Knaus (European Stability Initiative)
Chair: Ezgi Basaran (St Antony's College, Oxford)
​In association with ESC

Wednesday 19 October, 17:00
Sarajevo's Holiday Inn: On the frontline of politics and war
Kenneth Morrison (De Montfort University)
Chair: Elizabeth Roberts (Trinity College, Oxford)


Week 3
Thursday 27 October, 9:00
Aligning monetary policy with financial stability: Objectives, responses and interaction in times of uncertainty
Please see programme
​Venue: Queen Geraldine Room, The Tirana Plaza, Tirana
​In association with the Bank of Albania


Week 4
Wednesday 2 November, 17:00
Turkey before and after July 15: The story of a failed coup
Ezgi Basaran (St Antony's College, Oxford); Yaprak Gursoy (Bilgi University/St Antony’s College, Oxford); Mehmet Karli (Galatasaray University); Deniz Ulke Aribogan (Istanbul University/St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Chair: Othon Anastasakis (St Antony's College, Oxford)

Thursday 3 November, 17:00
Bosnia's Paralysed Peace
Christopher Bennett (Foundation for the Preservation of Historical Heritage, Sarajevo)
Discussant: Richard Caplan (Lincoln College, Oxford)
Chair: Adis Merdzanovic (St Antony's College, Oxford)
In association with Centre for International Studies (CIS)


Week 5
Wednesday 9 November, 17:00
Brexit and its impact on the Western Balkans
Peter Sanfey (European Bank of Reconstruction and Development)
​Discussant: Charles Enoch (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Chair: Jonathan Scheele (St Antony's College, Oxford)
In association with PEFM


Week 6
Tuesday 15 November, 17:00
A democratic challenge: Social reform in Greece under Syriza
George Katrougalos (Minister of Labour and Social Security, Greece)
Discussants: Pavlos Eleftheriadis (Mansfield College, Oxford); Bernhard Ebbinghaus (University of Mannheim); Marek Naczyk (Kellog College, Oxford)
Chair: Kalypso Nicolaidis (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
In association with ESC and the Social Policy Department, Oxford

Wednesday 16 November, 17:00
Book launch: The New turkey and its Discontents
Emre Caliskan (St Antony's College, Oxford); Simon A. Waldman (King's College London)
​Chair: Eugene Rogan (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Investcorp Auditorium
Join us afterwards for a drinks reception
​In association with the Middle East Centre

Thursday 17 November, 17:30
Book launch: Conversations with Milosevic
Ivor Roberts (Trinity College, Oxford)
Chair: David Madden (St Antony’s College, Oxford)


Week 7
Wednesday 23 November, 17:00
The economic challenges to Greece: What does the future hold?
Jens Bastian (Independent Economic Consultant & Financial Sector Advisor)
Discussant: Yaprak Gursoy (Bilgi University/St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Chair: Kalypso Nicolaidis (St Antony's College, Oxford)


Week 8
Wednesday 30 November, 17:00
Turkey’s 1974 Cyprus military intervention: Can it be evaluated in the context of responsibility to protect?
Altug Gunal (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Discussant: David Madden (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Chair: Yaprak Gursoy (Bilgi University/St Antony’s College, Oxford)


Week 9
Tuesday 6 December, 10:00
Workshop: How the West should approach Turkey after July 15
By invitation only