Events archive

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Elodie Douarin (UCL-SSEES)
25 January 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Karuna Mantena (Columbia University)
25 January 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Karuna Mantena, Professor of Political Science at Columbia, specialises in political theory with research interests in the theory and history of empire, South Asian intellectual history, and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dalia Ghanem (Carnegie) , Mohanad Hashim (BBC)
22 January 2021 - 5:00pm
"Mass demonstrations in Sudan and Algeria in 2019 led to the removal of long-term presidents Omar Bashir and Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Did this represent a late flourishing of the spirit of the uprisings... Read more
European Studies Seminar
21 January 2021 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Zoom webinar
COP26, the next global climate summit, will take place in Glasgow in November 2021, and Europe will be a key player. This online conference looks at the political economy challenges (as opposed to... Read more
Damir Kapidzic (University of Sarajevo), Milada Vachudova (North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
20 January 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom webinar
Please register here SEESOX SEMINAR SERIES Abtract: This is the introductory seminar in the Hilary Term SEESOX series looking at the quality of democracy in South East Europe. The main questions for... Read more
Professor Boris Groys (NYU)
20 January 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ESC Core Seminar Series
Paul Betts (St Antony's College, Oxford)
19 January 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
Our Hilary Term 2021 Programme of Events begins with the Centre's own Professor Paul Betts talking about his new book Ruin and Renewal: Civilising Europe after the Second World War. In 1945, Europe... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
19 January 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
via Teams Live Events. Please use the links below to join the sessions; no password or software installation required.
While the concept of citizenship is often related to legal status within the nation state, the actual expression of the concept is defined by one’s standing within the political community and... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Robin Rinehart (Lafayette College)
19 January 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
The Dasam Granth , a text attributed to the tenth guru of Sikhism, Guru Gobind Singh, includes a composition with accounts of twenty-four avatars of the god Vishnu. The concluding story narrates the... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Bryn Rosenfeld (Cornell)
18 January 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Ali Usman Qasmi (Lahore University of Management Sciences)
18 January 2021 - 4:00pm
Online with Zoom
Ali Usman Qasmi will be presenting a chapter written for an upcoming edited volume, for discussion and debate. Ali Usman Qasmi is Associate Professor (History) at the School of Humanities and Social... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Ece Temelkuran, author of How to Lose a Country: the Seven Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship (2019)
4 December 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
A certain political and moral insanity seems to be taking over the world. Both the political and the moral consensuses are under the consistent attack of rightwing populist leaders using... Read more
Latin American History Seminar


Ilan Stavans, Armhest College, Jorge Cañizares, University of Texas
3 December 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ESC Core Seminar Series
Simon Kuper (FT), Brigid Laffan (EUI), Chris Bickerton (Cambridge University)
1 December 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
For our last session of this very momentous year 2020, we revisit the issue that used to be number one before COVID pandemic intervened, namely Brexit. With three prominent commentators we reflect on... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Jonathan Oldfield (University of Birmingham)
30 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
The Dialogue of Humanities and Sciences in the Soviet Union