Events archive

Israel Studies Seminar
Michal Shaul, Herzog College
11 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: The talk will discuss the shaping of Holocaust memory in the Ultraorthodox (Haredi) society in Israel and the survivors’ role in this process. The reappearance of Ultraorthodox society on... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Dipti Khera (NYU)
11 May 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online - Registration needed
As Mughal imperial authority weakened by the late 1600s and the British colonial economy became paramount by the 1830s, new patrons and mobile professionals reshaped urban cultures and artistic... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Ghiath Shabsigh (IMF)
10 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
This online event features as one of several this term which focusses on 'European Institutional Architecture', and is hosted by the European Political Economy Project (EUPEP) at the European Studies... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Margarita Zavadskaya (Helsinki)
10 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
Margarita Zavadskaya is a research fellow at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki and Department of Political Science at the European University at St. Petersburg working on political... Read more
Sundar Sarukkai (Centre for Society and Policy, Indian Institute of Science)
10 May 2021 - 3:00pm
Online - Zoom
This talk will be about making sense of people's history and their understanding of what "our history" means. I will argue that history as shared by a group, community or society in a place arises as... Read more
SEESOX
Dace Dzenovska (School of Anthropology & Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford), Elena Genova (University of Nottingham)
6 May 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Zoom webinar
Please register here Abstracts: In her talk, Dace Dzenovska will elaborate the phenomenon of existential sovereignty on the basis of an analysis of how government and non-government actors handle the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Prof Aron Shai (Tel Aviv University)
4 May 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: A close examination of one unique Jewish group that was active at the turn of the century, between the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of Great Britain in the Middle East, a... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Noaman G Ali (LUMS)
4 May 2021 - 2:00pm
Teams Online - Registration needed
This paper examines how the encounter of radical activism and peasant militancy reshaped economic and political relations—indeed, the forms and functions of informal and state institutions—in... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Mark Plant (Centre for Global Development), Mark Henstridge and Stevan Lee (Oxford Policy Management)
3 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
This online event features as one of several this term which focusses on 'Political economy of European climate action', and is hosted by the European Political Economy Project (EUPEP) at the... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Andrej Krickovic (HSE, Moscow)
3 May 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
Over the last few decades, China and Russia have developed a fruitful “status partnership” which has helped them overcome their disadvantages as outsiders to the dominant Western status hierarchy (... Read more
Margrit Pernau (Max Planck Institute for Human Development)
3 May 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
If we think about emotions today, we tend to imagine them as interior to a subject with well-defined boundaries, deciding which emotions to let in and which expressions to let out. The history of... Read more
MEC Seminar
Hamid Dabashi (Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York)
30 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Bio: Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He received a dual PhD in Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies from the... Read more
Emerita Romila Thapar (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
30 April 2021 - 1:00pm
Online
Romila Thapar is Emeritus Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She is an Honorary Fellow of SOAS and of St Antony’s College and Lady Margaret Hall at Oxford, and the... Read more
Ralf Dahrendorf Lecture
Catherine de Vries (Bocconi University)
29 April 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online Event
Annual Ralf Dahrendorf Memorial Lecture The European Union is facing one of the rockiest periods in its existence: how to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic aftermath. While... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Ben Kasstan, University of Bristol
27 April 2021 - 2:15pm to 3:15pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: Drawing on an ethnographic study into child care and health in Jerusalem, this paper explores the cultural politics of protection that surrounds responses to public health intervention... Read more

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