Events archive

Jess Auerbach, Open University of Mauritius and Stellenbosch University
14 November 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
St Antony's College, Pavillion Room
SEESOX
Ziya Meral (Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research)
13 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Turkish relations with Russia are deepening, while its relations with the USA are deteriorating. What is the future of Turkey's place in the NATO? What are the implications of recent developments for... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Professor Jeffrey Kahn (SMU Dedman School of Law, Texas)
12 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Assessments of London’s relationship with Strasbourg tend to highlight recent discontent about perceived infringements of parliamentary sovereignty by the European Court of Human Rights. The British... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Avihu Shoshana (University of Haifa)
12 November 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: This ethnographic study examines how micro-inequality operates face-to-face in everyday (or actually everynight) context of the nocturnal space of night clubs, focusing in particular on the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Talat Ahmed (Edinburgh)
12 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, Old Main Building
2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mohandas Gandhi. To many he remains an inspirational figure - the apostle of peace who almost single-handedly led the struggle to free India from the yoke of... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Stuart Sweeney (Investment Director, Social and Sustainable Capital)
11 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Book discussion In The Europe Illusion , Stuart Sweeney considers Britain’s relationships with France and Prussia-Germany since the map of Europe was redrawn at Westphalia in 1648. A timely and far-... Read more
MEC Seminar
Ambassador Wilks CMG (HM British Ambassador to Iraq)
11 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jon Wilks has just finished a two year posting as UK Ambassador to Iraq, his third posting to Iraq since he reopened the Embassy in Baghdad in 2003. He has served 30 years in the UK diplomatic... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Jo Laycock (University of Manchester)
11 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room *(NB Last-minute change of venue!)*
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Alain Gresh (Editor of OrientXXI and Le Monde Diplomatique)
8 November 2019 - 5:00pm
About the speaker: Alain Gresh. Born in Cairo (Egypt), in 1948. Master’s Degree of Mathematics (Université Paris VII), 1971. Diploma of Arabic, Institut national des langues et civilisations... Read more
William Monteith, Queen Mary University of London
7 November 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
St Antony's College, Pavillion Room
SEESOX
Gjovalin Macaj (Leiden University), Stefan Szwed (CIS/DPIR, Oxford)
7 November 2019 - 12:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Light lunch provided On 30 June Albania held elections for mayors and local councils across its 61 municipalities. With the two main opposition parties boycotting the vote, voters faced little or no... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Professor Sergio Fabbrini (Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Dean of Political Science Department, Luiss Guido Carli, Rome)
5 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Sergio Fabbrini proposes a way out of the EU’s crises which have triggered an unprecedented cleavage between ‘Sovereignist’ and ‘Europeanist’ forces. The intergovernmental governance of the multiple... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Mr Jonathan Leslie (SOAS London)
5 November 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract Years after the Islamic Republic of Iran resumed its nuclear development program, Israeli leaders began constructing a narrative aimed at instilling in their polity the fear of Iran as an... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Rajesh Venugopal (LSE)
5 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Rajesh Venugopal book: Nationalism, Development, and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka was published in November 2018 by Cambridge University Press. In it, he explores how the economic and the ethnic have... Read more
SEESOX
Viktoria Dendrinou (Bloomberg), Eleni Varvitsioti (Kathimerini)
4 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The Last Bluff: How Greece came face-to-face with financial catastrophe and the secret plan for its euro exit is a behind-the-scenes political thriller offering the definitive account of Europe’s... Read more

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