Events archive

Latin American Centre Seminars
Andreas Schedler, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
21 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
The common definition of “democratic consolidation” as a situation in which democracy has turned into “the only game in town” (Linz and Stepan 1996) describes a “self-reinforcing equilibrium” in... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Paul Flather (Mansfield College)
21 November 2017 - 5:00pm
European Studies Centre
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Laura Hornig (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle)
21 November 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
Drawing on ethnographic data gathered in Pathein, Myanmar, the paper investigates the moral underpinnings of responsibilities and hierarchies in small businesses, specifically the question of what... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Ian Talbot (Southampton)
21 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
The paper examines the roles of three influential heads of the British High Commission in Pakistan’s early post-independence history, Sir Gilbert Laithwaite (1951-4), Sir Alexander Symon (1954-61)... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Gillian Edgeworth (Wellington Management)
20 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Ireland’s willingness to put in place policies to bolster competitiveness and take advantage of trade and financial globalisation contributed to rapid real convergence over the two decades leading up... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Steve Smith (All Souls)
20 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Nissan Seminar
Jeff Kurashige, Keio University and Cambridge University
17 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Ms Helen Lackner (London Middle East Institute (LMEI)
17 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Helen Lackner worked as a consultant in social aspects of rural development for four decades in over thirty countries, mostly in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. She is... Read more
Dr Miriam Driessen
16 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
China Centre Lecture Theatre
Migratory movements of one population can induce and facilitate migratory practices of another population in unintended and unexpected ways. In this talk Miriam Driessen looks at how a growing flow... Read more
African Studies Seminar
David Brown (Oxford)
16 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This seminar is concerned with policy coherence in a post-conflict society, Liberia. It examines the challenges faced in attempting to develop public policy in ways that both respond to progressive... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Carlos Pérez Ricart, St. Antony’s College
16 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Carlos A. Pérez Ricart is Postdoctoral Fellow in the Contemporary History and Public Policy of Mexico at the University of Oxford. He holds a PhD in Political Science and in Latin American Studies... Read more
16 November 2017 - 12:45pm to 2:15pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Roberto Calzadilla was appointed as Ambassador of Bolivia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in January 2014. He also serves as Bolivia’s Ambassador to Ireland and Permanent... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Oya Celasun (IMF)
15 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
After hitting a post global-financial-crisis low of 3.2 percent in 2016, world output growth is projected to reach 3.6 percent in 2017 and pick up further over the next few years. The upswing is the... Read more
Dr Ziad Majed (The American University of Paris)
15 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Ziad Majed, a Lebanese/French political scientist, is an associate professor of Middle East studies and International Affairs at the American University of Paris. His research... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Dr Joanna De Groot (University of York)
15 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Joanna de Groot has interests in three main areas. Her initial research into the social history of Iran in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries has led to work on various aspects... Read more

Pages