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Frank Dikotter (Hong Kong University), Jieyu Liu (SOAS)
31 August 2022 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
This lecture will be avilable live on Zoom - please register to recieve the link - https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jdUzNnNuRYKJookmlnfP0A Keynote Speakers Frank Dikotter, Hong Kong... Read more
Various Speakers
31 August 2022 - 9:30am to 1 September 2022 - 5:00pm
St Antony's College
British Association for Chinese Studies Co-hosted by Asian Studies Centre at St Antony’s College, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA), and the Oxford China Centre. 31st August – 1st... Read more
30 August 2022 - 8:30am to 31 August 2022 - 4:00pm
Syndicate Room
In a span of a generation, rural China has undergone a dramatic transformation: infrastructure – ranging from roads to electricity grids – has been constructed; the majority of rural residents are... Read more
Steve Swerdlow , Neil Clarke , Syinat Sultanalieva
28 June 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Panel disccussion: Human Rights in the Pamirs: An Indigenoues Peoples Under Threat Neil Clarke (Minority Rights Groups International) Steve Swerdlow Syinat Sultanalieva Chair: Faisal Devji Please... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Nico Slate (Carnegie Mellon University)
13 June 2022 - 4:00pm
Old FDR, St Antony's College
In 1946, Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay published her second book on the United States. In a chapter that connected American racism to imperialism, she wrote, ‘The international colour line has been... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Cemil Aydin (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
6 June 2022 - 4:00pm
Old FDR, St Antony's College
Cemil Aydin (Ph.D. Harvard University 2002) is professor of global history at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's Department of History. Cemil Aydin’s recent publications include the... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Janaki Bakhle (UC Berkeley)
30 May 2022 - 4:00pm
Old FDR, St Antony's College
Dr. Janaki Bakhle is currently an Associate Professor in History at the University of California, Berkeley. Previously, she taught at Columbia University where she was also the Director of the South... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
James Caron (SOAS University of London)
23 May 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
This paper contrasts two Afghan Pashto critical-literary responses to one of modern war's main characteristics: ontological devastation as a tactic. Large-scale violence over 40 years of occupations... Read more
Mahmood Mamdani (Columbia)
20 May 2022 - 4:30pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre & online
To join this on zoom please register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lXYbwP-nQZqMFvz3MzWytw Mahmood Mamdani is the Herbert Lehman Professor of Government. He was also professor and... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Kira Huju (Oxford)
17 May 2022 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
This talk asks what it takes to belong among the “cosmopolitan elite” in international society. With a reflexive sociological sensibility, it examines the ways in which the career diplomats of the... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Jyotirmaya Sharma (University of Hyderabad)
16 May 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Hasyarnava or The Ocean of Mirth, a medieval Sanskrit political satire, delineates two compelling themes that require serious consideration. First, the Indic traditions underline the centrality of... Read more
Karan Thapar
14 May 2022 - 11:00am
Online
Dr Karan Thapar (DPhil International Relations 1977) will be interviewed by Professor Faisal Devji (Professor of Indian History at St Antony’s College) after which the audience will be invited for a... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Amogh Sharma (Oxford)
10 May 2022 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
During the 1980s, the Indian electorate was characterized by a rise in partisan de-alignment and an increased volatility in its voting intensions. How did India’s political elites respond to the... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Anish Gawande (Oxford)
9 May 2022 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
In 2019, the Indian government unilaterally revoked the autonomy of the disputed region of Kashmir amidst one of the harshest and longest military blockades and communications blackouts in history of... Read more

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