Events archive

Israel Studies Seminar
Anna Prashizky (Western Galilee College)
2 February 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.
Abstract This article explores the mutual influences between urban spaces and ethnic relations and hierarchies in the cultural field. It hinges on the two theoretical arguments: that physical place... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Manan Ahmed (Columbia)
2 February 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
I present a short overview of my recent book, I closely examine the most complete idea of Hindustan, elaborated by the early seventeenth century Deccan historian Firishta, in his *Tarikh*. The talk... Read more
Vinayak Chaturvedi (University of California, Irvine)
1 February 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar This paper examines the conceptualization of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar as “Veer Savarkar” in the early decades of the twentieth century. It argues that... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Maha Yahya (PhD | Director, Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Centre), Maysoon Pachachi (Film director)
29 January 2021 - 5:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Iraq and Lebanon: When the Arab world rose up against failed governance in 2011, Lebanon and Iraq stood out as exceptions to the regional trend. Yet by the end of the decade, massed popular... Read more
Florian Bieber (Graz University; Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group), Donika Emini (Civikos Platform; Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group), Borisa Falatar (Nasa Stranka), Vujo Ilic (CRTA, Serbia), Jovana Marovic (Politikon Network, Montenegro; Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group)
27 January 2021 - 5:00pm
Zoom webinar
Please register here SEESOX Seminar Series A bstract: In South East Europe, elections are often dismissed as mere window-dressing to democracy, churning the same elites over and over. However, recent... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Marek Naczyk (Social Policy and Intervention, Oxford)
26 January 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
With rare exception, political economists assume that developmental policies and developmental alliances between state and business are the result of a top-down co-option or coercion of business by... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Adam Sutcliffe (KCL)
26 January 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:30pm
Via Teams Live Events (no password or software installation required)
Abstract: The nineteenth-century emergence of Zionism was intimately connected to the idea that the Jews served a uniquely crucial role in the world. This notion is rooted in theological... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Ed Simpson (SOAS)
26 January 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online
This talk follows the route of State Highway 31 through western Madhya Pradesh, central India. It is both jaunty road-trip and abject lesson in how to read the global order. This journey takes us... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Elodie Douarin (UCL-SSEES)
25 January 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Karuna Mantena (Columbia University)
25 January 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Karuna Mantena, Professor of Political Science at Columbia, specialises in political theory with research interests in the theory and history of empire, South Asian intellectual history, and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dalia Ghanem (Carnegie) , Mohanad Hashim (BBC)
22 January 2021 - 5:00pm
"Mass demonstrations in Sudan and Algeria in 2019 led to the removal of long-term presidents Omar Bashir and Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Did this represent a late flourishing of the spirit of the uprisings... Read more
European Studies Seminar
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
Professor Boris Groys (NYU)
20 January 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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
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