Events archive

3 February 2017 - 8:30am to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony’s College
The topic of the 2017 workshop of the Brazilian Studies Programme, supported by Santander Universities UK, will be “Brazilian Democracy from Dilma to Temer: Navigating the Crises.” Some 17 scholars... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Monique Pariat (Director General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations), Hugo Slim (Head of Policy, International Committee of the Red Cross), Sridhar Venkatapurum (Senior Lecturer in Global Health and Philosophy, Kings College London ) - via Skype
2 February 2017 - 5:00pm
European Studies Centre
African Studies Seminar
Douglas Johnson
2 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Africa’s newest nation has a long history. Often considered remote and isolated from the rest of Africa, and usually associated with the violence of slavery and civil war, South Sudan has been an... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Yoshifumi Nakata (Doshisha University)
2 February 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Happy Americans, Unhappy Japanese, how about others? How Software engineers work and are rewarded in five countries
Florian Bieber (University of Graz, Austria)
1 February 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series The rise of illiberalism in South East Europe The current European crises appear to have facilitated the (re-)emergence of illiberalism as a viable alternative for political... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Sufian Jusoh (National University of Malaysia)
1 February 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
Myanmar or Burma has had its first fully contested general election in 2016, leading the formation of a democratically elected government which has taken steps to reform the governance of the country... Read more
Latin American Main Seminar
Elisa Botella, Universidad of Salamanca
1 February 2017 - 12:45pm to 2:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Unfortunately due to a last minute problem, Dr Elisa Botella will not be able to come to Oxford this week. As a result, her seminar on Wednesday at 12.45pm has been cancelled. Many apologies for the... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Tembeka Ngcukaitobi (Legal Resources Centre and Johannesburg Bar)
31 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The South Africa Discussion Group welcomes Tembeka Ngcukaitobi to discuss how foundations for human right laws in South Africa were laid by black lawyers in the late 19th-early 20th century.
Lord Dafydd Wigley (Plaid Cymru), Prof Nicola McEwen (University of Edinburgh), Dr Sergi Pardos-Prado (Merton College)
31 January 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Investcorp Building Lecture Theatre, St Antony's
Week 3 (31st January) Secessionist and Independence Parties Lord Dafydd Wigley (Plaid Cymru) Prof Nicola McEwen (University of Edinburgh) Dr Sergi Pardos-Prado (Merton College)
South Asia Seminar
Tony K. Stewart (Vanderbilt)
31 January 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Professor Stewart's talk is organised jointly with the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies as the Majewski Lecture for Hilary Term, 2017. In 1287 b.s. [=1879/80 c.e.] a short Bangla work was published in... Read more
ESC Lunchtime Seminar
Francesco Grillo (Visiting Academic, St Antony’s College)
31 January 2017 - 12:30pm
European Studies Centre
Jennifer Clement (President of PEN International), Margie Orford (President of PEN South Africa, Board of PEN International)
30 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Building, Middle East Centre
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Andrew Wong (Stanford University/GIC)
30 January 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract ​Andrew Wong will discuss certain aspects of financial engineering prevalent prior to the crisis from a market risk (rather than a regulatory) point of view. Andrew Wong teaches at Stanford... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Mikhail Troitskiy (Moscow State Institute of International Relations)
30 January 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Prof Nadje Al-Ali (School of Oriental and African Studies, London)
30 January 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows’ Dining Room, St Antony’s College
Abstract This paper discusses the complex and entangled relationships between Kurdish women's rights activism, the wider Kurdish political movement and Turkish women's rights activism. Based on... Read more