Events archive

POMP Event
Professor Aleksander Smolar
6 May 2016 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, St Anotny's College
Since October 2015 when Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwosc) won parliamentary elections in Poland, the country's new politics has become a subject of vast controversy. The conflict about the... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Enrique Ayala, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar
5 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Enrique Ayala Mora was until recently Rector of the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar in Ecuador. He completed his DPhil in modern history at Oxford and has published extensively on the history and... Read more
5 May 2016 - 2:00pm to 6 May 2016 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
The Latin American Centre and the Universidad Andina in Quito are together organising a conference on the contemporary scene in the Andean republics (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia) on May 5 and... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Dr Michael Dunne (Cambridge)
4 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room
Within weeks of his inauguration in January 1961, President John F. Kennedy proposed an Alliance for Progress: a $100 billion programme of economic, political and social development for Latin America... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Dr Poh Soo Kai (Former Political Prisoner; Independent Author)
4 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Living in a Time of Deception is a study of Singapore history from the post-war period to 1965, which the author describes as a historical memoir. Part of Singapore’s agitation against colonial rule... Read more
Ezgi Başaran (St Antony's College, Oxford)
4 May 2016 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The peace process that took place between the Kurdish movement and the Turkish State had commenced in March 2013 and survived till the end of July 2015. The talk will try to convey the two-year old... Read more
Balázs Szélinger (Independent)
3 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
Book launch and discussion on 'Fascist Italian Brutality in Ethiopia, 1935-1937' with Balázs Szélinger.
African Studies Seminar
Mark Goldring, CEO Oxfam GB, Dr Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa, Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, Kevin Watkins, Executive Director of the Overseas Development Institute., Nic Cheeseman, African Studies Centre
3 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Building lecture room, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
This event, bringing together the shared expertise of Oxfam and the University of Oxford’s African Studies Centre, will discuss the notion of fair tax in the context of a growing inequality crisis.... Read more
Ralf Dahrendorf Lecture
Robert C. Post (Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law, Yale University)
3 May 2016 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Pablo Brassiolo
3 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Presentation of the Economy and Development Report 2015 Presentation by Pablo Brassiolo Discussant: Martín Tanaka
Professor Mark Beissinger (Princeton University)
3 May 2016 - 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
South Asia Seminar
David Lunn (SOAS)
3 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Pandey Bechan Sharma (1900–67), known by his pen-name “Ugra” (“fierce”, or “extreme”) has an ambiguous place in the Hindi literary canon. Popular, populist, and unapologetically controversial, he is... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Gazi Erçel (Former Governor, Central Bank of Turkey)
2 May 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
In association with SEESOX During the last four decades, Turkey has been hit hard by five financial crises of which three were “homemade” and two originated globally. Despite the lack of an effective... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Julie Curtis (Wolfson)
2 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre