Events archive

Ilan Pappé (Professor of History, and Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter)
22 November 2017 - 7:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
[Co-organised by the Oxford Students' Palestine Society, Oxford Jewish Students for Justice in Palestine, and the Oxford SU Campaign for Racial Awareness and Equality] About the speakers: Professor... Read more
Dacian Ciolos (Former Prime Minister of Romania), Raluca Pruna (Former Justice Minister of Romania), Dragos Tudorache (Former Interior Minister of Romania)
22 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
In response to massive popular protest, Romania appointed a technocratic government in December 2015, which lasted until parliamentary elections in December 2016. The Social Democrat Party (PSD)... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Cheng-Chwee Kuik (National University of Malaysia)
22 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Policy is about trade-offs, more so in the realm of external affairs. This is especially true for weaker and smaller states faced with material inducement from big power, as their inherent... Read more
Latin American Main Seminar
Andreas Schedler, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
21 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
The common definition of “democratic consolidation” as a situation in which democracy has turned into “the only game in town” (Linz and Stepan 1996) describes a “self-reinforcing equilibrium” in... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Paul Flather (Mansfield College)
21 November 2017 - 5:00pm
European Studies Centre
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Laura Hornig (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle)
21 November 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
Drawing on ethnographic data gathered in Pathein, Myanmar, the paper investigates the moral underpinnings of responsibilities and hierarchies in small businesses, specifically the question of what... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Ian Talbot (Southampton)
21 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
The paper examines the roles of three influential heads of the British High Commission in Pakistan’s early post-independence history, Sir Gilbert Laithwaite (1951-4), Sir Alexander Symon (1954-61)... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Gillian Edgeworth (Wellington Management)
20 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Ireland’s willingness to put in place policies to bolster competitiveness and take advantage of trade and financial globalisation contributed to rapid real convergence over the two decades leading up... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Steve Smith (All Souls)
20 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Nissan Seminar
Jeff Kurashige, Keio University and Cambridge University
17 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Ms Helen Lackner (London Middle East Institute (LMEI)
17 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Helen Lackner worked as a consultant in social aspects of rural development for four decades in over thirty countries, mostly in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. She is... Read more
Dr Miriam Driessen
16 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
China Centre Lecture Theatre
Migratory movements of one population can induce and facilitate migratory practices of another population in unintended and unexpected ways. In this talk Miriam Driessen looks at how a growing flow... Read more
African Studies Seminar
David Brown (Oxford)
16 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
This seminar is concerned with policy coherence in a post-conflict society, Liberia. It examines the challenges faced in attempting to develop public policy in ways that both respond to progressive... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Carlos Pérez Ricart, St. Antony’s College
16 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Carlos A. Pérez Ricart is Postdoctoral Fellow in the Contemporary History and Public Policy of Mexico at the University of Oxford. He holds a PhD in Political Science and in Latin American Studies... Read more
16 November 2017 - 12:45pm to 2:15pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Roberto Calzadilla was appointed as Ambassador of Bolivia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in January 2014. He also serves as Bolivia’s Ambassador to Ireland and Permanent... Read more