Events archive

25 May 2017 - 1:30pm to 26 May 2017 - 5:30pm
European Studies Centre
Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies (St Antony's College, University of Oxford)
24 May 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Julian Baggini takes the opportunity to speak with Tariq Ramadan about the real meaning of Islam with specific focus on the contemporary reference. The discussion is aimed at the general public... Read more
Justice Dikgang Moseneke (South African Constitutional Court)
24 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College, Oxford
Co-hosted by the African Studies Centre, The Bonavero Institute for Human Rights and the Oxford Human Rights Hub. Justice Dikgang Moseneke ended his term as Deputy Chief Justice on South Africa’s... Read more
SEESOX Annual Lecture
Ivan Krastev (Centre for Liberal Strategies, Bulgaria)
24 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Ivan Krastev is a political scientist, the Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, permanent fellow at the IWM, Institute of Human Sciences in Vienna and 2013-14 Richard von... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Renato Cruz De Castro (De La Salle University)
24 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
From 2010 to 2016, then President, Benigno Aquino balanced China’s expansive maritime claim in the South China Sea. President Aquino challenged China by shifting the Armed Forces of the Philippines... Read more
Mme Silvie-Agnes Bermann (French Ambassador)
23 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
'The Warden's Seminar' , co-sponsored by the European Studies Centre. Mme Silvie-Agnes Bermann and Robert Gildea will both speak on "France and the World in 2017". Mms Silvie-Agnes Bermann is the... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Jason Robinson (Oxford Analytica)
23 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
South Asia Seminar
Hayden J. Bellenoit (US Naval Academy)
23 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
The transition to colonialism in South Asian history has been a vibrant and hotly contested part of India’s history. The role of scribes as historical actors of change in India’s history has only... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Daniel Susskind (Balliol College, Oxford)
22 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract This seminar will explore how technology is affecting the labour market. Recently there has been a renewed interest in this question. Advances in technology have been great. Over the last... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Rachel Applebaum (Tufts University)
22 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
During the Cold War, the Soviet Union and its satellite state of Czechoslovakia were entwined in a far-reaching "friendship project," which significantly impacted cultural and social life in both... Read more
Nissan Seminar
19 May 2017 - 3:00pm to 6:30pm
15.00: Tea and coffee in the Foyer of the Nissan Institute 15.30: The View from the Nissan Institute - A Retrospective History of the Series : Arthur Stockwin 16.00: The view from Routledge :... Read more
Vladimir Mau (Rector of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration); Andrey Kazmin (former Chairman of Sberbank); Peter Tabak (Lead Economist, EBRD); Richard Luddington (Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanley) and others
19 May 2017 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
There will be two panels: ‘Recent developments in the Russian and post-Soviet economies: performance, challenges and reforms’; ‘Possible future trajectories of the Russian economy and its... Read more
Deborah Pose (University of Cape Town)
19 May 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG
Please refer to the TORCH website in case of last minute venue changes or cancellations The TORCH Race and Resistance programme are hosting a talk on 'Consumerism and the Pragmatics of Race in the... Read more
Franck Düvell, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (Compas), Sebnem Koser Akcapar, Koç University, Istanbul, Fulya Memisoglu, Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, Eren Korkmaz, International Migration Institute, Oxford, Ali Zafer Sagiroglu, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Sezin Tuna, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University
19 May 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Please bring brownbag lunch. Please see programme for more information. Please register your attendance with
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Elisa Oreglia (SOAS, London)
18 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
In recent years, small networks of traders have started to bring cheap, China-made smartphones to low- and middle-income consumers in the Global South. These traders inhabit the grey area between the... Read more