Events archive

MEC Seminar
Hamid Dabashi (Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York)
30 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Bio: Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He received a dual PhD in Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies from the... Read more
Emerita Romila Thapar (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
30 April 2021 - 1:00pm
Romila Thapar is Emeritus Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She is an Honorary Fellow of SOAS and of St Antony’s College and Lady Margaret Hall at Oxford, and the... Read more
Ralf Dahrendorf Lecture
Catherine de Vries (Bocconi University)
29 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
Annual Ralf Dahrendorf Memorial Lecture The European Union is facing one of the rockiest periods in its existence: how to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic aftermath. While... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Ben Kasstan, University of Bristol
27 April 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: Drawing on an ethnographic study into child care and health in Jerusalem, this paper explores the cultural politics of protection that surrounds responses to public health intervention... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Himanshu Jha (Heidelberg)
27 April 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online - Registration needed
In Capturing Institutional Change: The Case of the Right to Information Act in India, I examine the how and why of institutional change through the lenses of transformation in the ‘information regime... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Ian Parry (IMF), Michael Mehling (University of Strathclyde; Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
26 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
Please register here This online event features as one of several this term which focusses on 'Political economy of European climate action', and is hosted by the European Political Economy Project (... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Derek Averre (CREES, Birmingham)
26 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
This seminar presentation will examine how Russia has negotiated a decade of turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Among the key questions to be discussed are: To what extent is Russia’... Read more
Sudipta Sen (University of California, Davis)
26 April 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
This talk focuses on the idea of spolia, which has a long and illustrious genealogy in political discourse, beginning with the display of objects seized and monuments destroyed or assimilated into... Read more