Events archive

MEC Seminar
Helen Lackner (SOAS University of London)
1 November 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Book abstract: Focusing on the fundamental reasons underlying the lasting crisis of the Yemeni Civil War, this book frames contemporary Yemen and assesses prospects beyond the conflict, identifying... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sajid Nizami (Institute of Urdu Language and Literature, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan as Assistant Professor)
1 November 2022 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
In the beginning of colonial period in India, many efforts, at both individual and collective level, were made to describe the scientific knowledge in Urdu language. In continuation of this tradition... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Per Anders Rudling (Lund University)
31 October 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
The seminar series this autumn focuses on the history of the USSR’s non-Russian republics and successor states. It explores political reforms, socio-economic transformations, and cultural upheavals... Read more
European Studies Seminar
James Le Sueur, Film Director and Historian, Professor of International Relations, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies, Oxford
31 October 2022 - 4:30pm to 6:45pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Love, tolerance and creative freedom aren't just for fairy tales Award-winning film, The Art of Dissent celebrates the resilience and power of artistic engagement in Czechoslovakia after the 1968... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Sarah Ansari (Royal Holloway, University of London)
31 October 2022 - 4:00pm
Old FDR, St Antony’s College, Oxford AND Zoom
South Asia’s transition from colonialism to independence in 1947 was undoubtedly one of the most momentous events of the twentieth century. Not surprisingly perhaps, its early postcolonial years have... Read more
Andrey Kurkov (President, PEN Ukraine)
30 October 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
RESC is delighted to announce the visit of the celebrated Ukrainian writer, Andrey Kurkov, to Oxford this Sunday evening. The event will be comprised of a discussion with the author followed by a Q... Read more
Navtej Sarna
28 October 2022 - 5:30pm
Syndicate Room
On 13 April 1919, about twenty-five thousand unarmed Indians had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, an open area enclosed by the high walls of flat-roofed houses in a densely populated part of... Read more
28 October 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Start date: 28 October 17:00 End date: 28 October 18:30 Location: Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College https://nissan.web.ox.ac.uk/node/2787131
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Stéphane Lacroix (Sciences Po, Paris, France)
28 October 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Abstract: Salafism was the religious idiom that dominated Egypt's aborted political transition in the wake of the 2011 revolution and up to the 2013 military coup. The leading political actors of the... Read more
28 October 2022 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Start date: 28 October 09:00 End date: 28 October 17:00 Location: Pembroke College, Oxford https://nissan.web.ox.ac.uk/node/2802871
27 October 2022 - 5:00pm
Start date: 27 October 17:00 End date: 27 October 17:00 Location: Latin American Centre and Zoom https://lac.web.ox.ac.uk/node/2790241
Chun-tu Hsueh Distingished Lecture
David Shambaugh (Elliot School of International Affairs)
27 October 2022 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
In this lecture eminent China scholar David Shambaugh will discuss his new book  Where Great Powers Meet. Currently, the United States and China are engaged in a broad-gauged and global competition... Read more
27 October 2022 - 3:30pm
Start date: 27 October 15:30 End date: 27 October 15:30 Location: Pavilion Room, St Antony's College and online via Teams Rui Verde, University of Oxford - China and Angola: All weather friendship or... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Aaron White Rock-Singer (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
26 October 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online
Registration essential, register here to receive your personal ZOOM link Abstract: Salafis explicitly base their legitimacy on continuity with the Quran and the Sunna, and their distinctive practices... Read more
26 October 2022 - 4:00pm
Start date: 26 October 16:00 End date: 26 October 16:00 Location: Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College https://africanstudies.web.ox.ac.uk/node/2795571

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