Events archive

European Studies Seminar
Various
21 January 2021 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Zoom webinar
COP26, the next global climate summit, will take place in Glasgow in November 2021, and Europe will be a key player. This online conference looks at the political economy challenges (as opposed to... Read more
SEESOX
Damir Kapidzic (University of Sarajevo), Milada Vachudova (North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
20 January 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom webinar
Please register here SEESOX SEMINAR SERIES Abtract: This is the introductory seminar in the Hilary Term SEESOX series looking at the quality of democracy in South East Europe. The main questions for... Read more
Professor Boris Groys (NYU)
20 January 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
ESC Core Seminar Series
Paul Betts (St Antony's College, Oxford)
19 January 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
Our Hilary Term 2021 Programme of Events begins with the Centre's own Professor Paul Betts talking about his new book Ruin and Renewal: Civilising Europe after the Second World War. In 1945, Europe... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
19 January 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
via Teams Live Events. Please use the links below to join the sessions; no password or software installation required.
While the concept of citizenship is often related to legal status within the nation state, the actual expression of the concept is defined by one’s standing within the political community and... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Robin Rinehart (Lafayette College)
19 January 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
The Dasam Granth , a text attributed to the tenth guru of Sikhism, Guru Gobind Singh, includes a composition with accounts of twenty-four avatars of the god Vishnu. The concluding story narrates the... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Bryn Rosenfeld (Cornell)
18 January 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
Ali Usman Qasmi (Lahore University of Management Sciences)
18 January 2021 - 4:00pm
Online with Zoom
Ali Usman Qasmi will be presenting a chapter written for an upcoming edited volume, for discussion and debate. Ali Usman Qasmi is Associate Professor (History) at the School of Humanities and Social... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Ece Temelkuran, author of How to Lose a Country: the Seven Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship (2019)
4 December 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM
A certain political and moral insanity seems to be taking over the world. Both the political and the moral consensuses are under the consistent attack of rightwing populist leaders using... Read more
Latin American History Seminar

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Ilan Stavans, Armhest College, Jorge Cañizares, University of Texas
3 December 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
online
ESC Core Seminar Series
Simon Kuper (FT), Brigid Laffan (EUI), Chris Bickerton (Cambridge University)
1 December 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
For our last session of this very momentous year 2020, we revisit the issue that used to be number one before COVID pandemic intervened, namely Brexit. With three prominent commentators we reflect on... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Jonathan Oldfield (University of Birmingham)
30 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Online
The Dialogue of Humanities and Sciences in the Soviet Union
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Lina Khatib, Director, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham, Jeremy Bowen (Middle East Editor, BBC News)
27 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM
After nine years of civil war, the prospects for regime change in Syria seem more remote than ever. Its society dispersed and its economy shattered, Syria remains a central state in the Middle East.... Read more
SEESOX
Mihail Chiru (Oxford School of Global and Area Studies), Miloš Damnjanović (BIRN Consultancy), Eli Gateva (Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford)
25 November 2020 - 4:00pm
Zoom webinar
Over the thirty years since the fall of communism in the region, democratisation saw the development, in most countries of the region, of political parties whose roots sprang directly from the... Read more
Latin American Main Seminar
Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame, USA, Felipe Roa-Clavijo, Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame, USA
24 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
online

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