Events archive

South Asia Seminar
David Lewis (LSE)
15 May 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Policy-makers are often seen as being out of touch with the communities they serve. But closing the “gap” between policy makers and people is not straightforward. An experimental initiative in... Read more
Dr Renata Dwan, Director, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) , Dr Thomas Greminger, Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) , Dr Michael Møller, Director General of the United Nations Office at Geneva
14 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
This panel is part of the SSD Incubator project directed by Professor Jan Zielonka , (DPIR & St Antony’s College)
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Robert Chandler (Queen Mary, University of London)
14 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Vasily Grossman’s Life and Fate has been hailed as a 20th century War and Peace . However, Life and Fate is only the second half of a dilogy, the first half of which was published in 1952. Grossman... Read more
MEC Seminar
Avi Shlaim (St Antony's) and Eugene Rogan (St Antony's)
11 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Synopsis: Through riveting and moving personal recollections of both Palestinians and Israelis, 1948: Creation & Catastrophe reveals the shocking events of the most pivotal year in the most... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Lucy Crehan, Education Researcher and Author
11 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Lucy Crehan is a qualified teacher, an education explorer, an author, and an international education consultant. She taught science and psychology at a secondary school in London before becoming... Read more
Jacques Rupnik (Sciences Po Paris)
11 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
The Knowledge Bridges Poland-Britain-Europe project is supported by the Noble Foundation, Polish Cultural Institute (London) and the European Studies Centre. The project’s partners include the... Read more
11 May 2018 - 2:30pm to 12 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre
For full programme see here . Registration required by email to . Speakers: Stanley Bill (Cambridge), Tomasz Grzegorz Grosse (Warsaw), Anna Wojciuk (Warsaw), Michael... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Elizabeth Ewart (University of Oxford) & Wolde Tadesse (University of Oxford)
10 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Enset ( ensete ventricosum; Abyssinian banana), uniquely domesticated in Ethiopia, sustains upwards of 20 million people in southern Ethiopia. It also feeds a sizeable animal population and is in... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Gonzalo Capellan, University of La Rioja
9 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Gonzalo Capellán PhD in Modern and Contemporary History with extraodinary award. Associate Professor at Universidad de La Rioja, and formerly at Universidad del País Vasco and Cantabria, in Santander... Read more
India on the World Stage: International Relations of India Seminar Series
Lawrence Sáez (SOAS)
9 May 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Syndicate Room
The seminar is organised by the Indian National Student Association (INSA), with support from the South Asian Studies Programme at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, and from the Asian... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Junko Asano, Jieun Baek and Adrian Calo
9 May 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room
The Making of the Indonesian Migrant Labour Movement Junko Asano (St Antony’s, International Development) The Bold and Brave of Burma: A Micro-Level Study of the first Movers of Dissent between 1988-... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Professor Matthew Longo (Leiden University)
8 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Join us at the European Studies Centre for a presentation and book launch of: The Politics of Borders: Sovereignty, Security, and the Citizen after 9/11 Borders sit at the center of global politics.... Read more
Hannah Waddilove (University of Warwick)
8 May 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
African Studies Centre Seminar Room
Devolution introduced new local-level political offices in order to transform Kenyan politics by reducing the high stakes around the presidential race. The controversy over the 2017 presidential... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Zaad Mahmood (ODID, Presidency University, Kolkata)
8 May 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
Are political actors still relevant in shaping policy in the interest of domestic socio-economic concerns under conditions of globalization? This book draws attention to the continuing relevance of... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Kristina Kaempfer (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Jonas Richter (St Antony's College)
7 May 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Join us for a drink after the talks! A feminist analysis of women’s work experiences in finance - Kristina Kaempfer In a 2009 Guardian article, Ruth Sutherland raised the question If Lehman Brothers... Read more