Michaelmas 2017 Term Calendar

Michaelmas 2017 Term Calendar

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

Week 1
Monday 9 October, 17:00
The contested meaning of Failed States for international order
Susan Woodward (City University of New York)
Discussant: Adis Merdzanovic (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Chair: Kalypso Nicolaidis (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
In association with Centre for International Studies (CIS)

Week 3
Wednesday 25 October, 12:30
Islamo-liberal iterations in Turkey: The lifecycle of a political alliance
Nora Fisher Onar (Coastal Carolina University)
Chair: Ezgi Basaran (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Light lunch provided

Week 4
Wednesday 1 November, 17:00
Book launch
Frontline Turkey: The conflict at the heart of the Middle East
Ezgi Basaran (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Discussant: Chris Morris (BBC)
Chair: Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Week 6
Wednesday 15 November, 12:30
Fostering institutionalisation? The impact of the EU accession process on state-civil society relations in Serbia
Adam Fagan (Queen Mary University of London)
Chair: Adis Merdzanovic (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Light lunch provided

Week 7
Wednesday 22 November, 17:00
Technocratic government – challenges and legacy: The case of Romania
Dacian Ciolos (Former Prime Minister of Romania); Raluca Pruna (Former Justice Minister of Romania); Dragos Tudorache (Former Interior Minister of Romania)
Discussant: Heidi Maurer (LSE/DPIR)
Chair: Jonathan Scheele (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Thursday 23 November, 09:00-16:30
Symposium
Revisiting Yugoslavia in the shadow of the present: Continuities and discontinuities
Convenors: Othon Anastasakis, Adam Bennett, David Madden, Adis Merdzanovic (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Pavilion, Gateway Bldg.

Thursday 23 November, 17:00
Keynote lecture
Do countries ever really disappear?
Norman Davies (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Chair: David Madden (St Antony’s College, Oxford)