Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Uma Pradhan (Oxford)
11 February 2020 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Universal schooling has long been considered imperative in attaining better future; both for the state and its people, especially in the Global South. This presentation traces these narratives of ‘... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Alex Baturo (Dublin City University)
10 February 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
MEC Seminar
Professor Gregory Gause (Head of International Affairs Department and Professor, The Bush School of Government and Public Service)
10 February 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Since his father King Salman assumed the throne in 2015, his son Prince Muhammad bin Salman has been the driving force behind Saudi domestic and foreign policy, since 2017 as crown prince.... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Lex Takkenberg (Former chief of the Ethics Office at the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees) , Francesca Albanese (The Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM),Georgetown University)
7 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Book outline: The Palestinian refugee question, resulting from the events surrounding the creation of the state of Israel over seventy years ago, remains one of the largest, most protracted, and most... Read more
Latin American Main Seminar
Moderator: Andreza A de Souza Santos (University of Oxford), Timothy Power (University of Oxford), Flavia Biroli (University of Brasilia ), Mariana Batista (University of Pernambuco), Gabriel Ulyssea (University of Oxford)
7 February 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
St Antony's College, Pavillion Room
This seminar is part of the BSP conference
Latin American History Seminar
Klaus Gallo ( Universidad di Tella, Argentina)
6 February 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Latin American Centre, Main Seminar Room
European Studies Seminar
Roger Moorhouse (historian and author)
6 February 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
First to Fight is the first history of the Polish war for almost half a century. Drawing on letters, memoirs and diaries by generals and politicians, soldiers and civilians from all sides, Roger... Read more
SEESOX
Amanda Beattie (Aston University), Gemma Bird (Liverpool University), Myriam Fotou (University of Leicester)
5 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
This seminar will shed light on the on-going humanitarian crisis on the Balkan route such as the management of reception centres but also the related criminalisation and smuggling of migrants. More... Read more
MEC Seminar
Peter Hill (Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne)
5 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Peter is a historian of the modern Middle East, specialising in the intellectual and cultural history of the nineteenth-century Arab world. He is currently Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow in... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Professor Hilary Burrage (Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics)
5 February 2020 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Serious attention to the influence and understandings of men regarding FGM is long over-due. Men may find it convenient not to know much about the practice, and women may not welcome ‘... Read more
LORD JOHN ALDERDICE (LibDem Peer & former Northern Ireland Assembly Speaker, ADAM TOMKINS (Conservative MSP), LORD DAFYDD WIGLEY (former leader of Plaid Cymru [bis])
4 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Israel Studies Seminar
Lotem Perry-Hazan (Haifa)
4 February 2020 - 2:15pm
MEC Board Room, St Antony's College.
Abstract Haredi education has been dominated by the Ashkenazic Haredi Independent Education school network since the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948. During the 1980s the Sephardic... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Jesus Chairez-Garza (University of Manchester)
4 February 2020 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
This paper explores a largely unknown intellectual and political connection between India and Mexico in the early twentieth century. First, I look at the life of Pandurang Khankhoje, an India... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Michelle Obeid (University of Manchester)
3 February 2020 - 5:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: This book presentation explores the ways residents of a northeastern town on the border of Lebanon with Syria experienced postwar sociality, and how they grappled with living in the margins... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Mark Galeotti (UCL-SSEES)
3 February 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre

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