Events archive

South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Vikram Visana (University of Leicester)
23 November 2022 - 4:00pm
Old FDR, St Antony’s College, Oxford AND Zoom
Uncivil Liberalism studies how ideas of liberty from the colonized South claimed universality in the North. Recovering the political thought of Dadabhai Naoroji, India's pre-eminent liberal, this... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Laura Trajber Waisbich (Oxford)
22 November 2022 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
.In the past decades, India and other emerging developing economies have been playing a growing role in global development, mostly through what is known as South-South Cooperation (SSC). This... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Yasser Kureshi (Oxford)
15 November 2022 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room & Zoom
Book Launch - Seeking Supremacy: The Pursuit of Judicial Power in Pakistan In this talk, Kureshi will launch his recently-published book that maps out the evolution of the relationship between the... Read more
Various Speakers
9 November 2022 - 8:30am
Investcorp Lecture Theatre & Oxford China Centre
South China Sea: Contemporary Issues Workshop Organised by the Asian Studies Centre, St Antony's College and The China Centre Wednesday 9 November 2022, 8.30-15.30 “We welcome you to participate in a... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Zoha Waseem (University of Warwick)
8 November 2022 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
The Pakistani police forces are notorious for corruption and coercion. In both colonial and postcolonial contexts, directives to confront security threats have empowered law enforcement agents, while... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Luna Sabastian (Northeastern University- London)
7 November 2022 - 4:00pm
Old FDR, St Antony’s College, Oxford AND Zoom
Luna Sabastian is Assistant Professor in History at Northeastern University - London. Prior to assuming this position, she held a postdoc at Cambridge University, from where she also received her PhD... 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
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
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
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
South Asia Seminar
Vasudha Chhotray (University of East Anglia)
25 October 2022 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
Ersama block in coastal Odisha, India, was devastated in the supercyclone of October 1999, an event that marked a turning point in the disaster mitigation and management approach for the state.... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Kate Sullivan de Estrada (Oxford)
18 October 2022 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
The condition of rising powers’ simultaneous reproduction of, and resistance to, dominant modes of global leadership in world politics poses a puzzle. Scholarly work both anticipates that the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Imre Bangha (Oxford)
11 October 2022 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
The talk will scrutinise theories on the emergence of a vernacular literary tradition in the “Hindi Belt” (Madhyadeśa) and examine the earliest extant works coming from the region. While both Hindi... Read more
Frank Dikotter (Hong Kong University), Jieyu Liu (SOAS)
31 August 2022 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
This lecture will be avilable live on Zoom - please register to recieve the link - https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jdUzNnNuRYKJookmlnfP0A Keynote Speakers Frank Dikotter, Hong Kong... Read more
Various Speakers
31 August 2022 - 9:30am to 1 September 2022 - 5:00pm
St Antony's College
British Association for Chinese Studies Co-hosted by Asian Studies Centre at St Antony’s College, Oxford School of Global and Area Studies (OSGA), and the Oxford China Centre. 31st August – 1st... Read more

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