Events archive

African Studies Seminar
Miriam Driessen (Oxford)
11 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, 4th floor Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford
My paper sheds light on comic narratives of corruption as a form of cultural critique. I ask the question why corruption stories in the context of Chinese-Ethiopian encounters are often infused with... Read more
Yaprak Gursoy (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
11 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Between Military Rule and Democracy: Regime Consolidation in Greece, Turkey, and Beyond Abstract How do authoritarian and democratic regimes originate in countries where the military is a significant... Read more
Lotfi Bouchouchi (the Director)
10 May 2017 - 8:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College
Film screening followed by Q&A with the Director Set during the Algerian War of Independence. In the film, the French army surrounds a southern Algerian village where they believe an enemy is... Read more
10 May 2017 - 8:00pm to 12 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
This conference seeks to mark a major shift in the historiography of the Algerian War of Independence (1954–62). Accounts of this war have largely remained confined within, and constrained by, the... Read more
Dr Reza Zia-Ebrahimi (King's College London)
10 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Joint event with the Oxford University Iranian Society. Reza Zia-Ebrahimi revisits the work of Fath-Ali Akhundzadeh and Mirza Aqa Khan Kermani, two Qajar-era intellectuals who founded modern Iranian... Read more
10 May 2017 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm
Sustainable European cities: governance, democracy and connectivity International workshop organized by the Incubator project sponsored by the Social Sciences Division at the University of Oxford*... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
10 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Incorporating the Delphi Method within Poverty Measurement, a Case Study of West Java, Indonesia Putu Natih (Trinity, Social Policy and Intervention) This empirical paper aims to illustrate the... Read more
Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies (St Antony's College, University of Oxford)
9 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Tariq Ramadan will be speaking about his recently published book, Islam: The Essentials. There will be time for questions and answers directly after the lecture. Book copies will also be available... Read more
Professor Tariq Ramadan (St Antony's College)
9 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Hardly a day goes by without mention of Islam. And yet, for most people, and in much of the world, Islam remains a little-known religion. Whether the issue is violence, terrorism, women's rights or... Read more
Annual Guido Di Tella Memorial Lecture
9 May 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony's College
Catalina Smulovitz is Vice-President of the University Torcuato Di Tella as well as Professor of Political Science. Professor Smulovitz, who has a PhD in Political Science from Penn State University... Read more
Dr Radoslav Yordanov (Visiting Scholar, Harriman Institute, Columbia)
9 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Syndicate Room
Dr Yordanov is the author of The Soviet Union and the Horn of Africa during the Cold War. Between Ideology and Pragmatism (published by Lexington Books, 2016 in The Harvard Cold War Studies Book... Read more
Montserrat Guibernau (University of Cambridge), Thomas Jeffrey Miley (University of Cambridge), Ignacio Molina (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), Andrew Dowling (Cardiff University)
9 May 2017 - 4:30pm
European Studies Centre
ESC/ Santander Roundtable Series on “Spanish Democracy at Forty” - - with the support of Agenda Pública and The Madariaga Series What is happening in Catalonia? Is Spain Doomed?
South Asia Seminar
Nayanika Mookherjee (Durham)
9 May 2017 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Following the 1971 Bangladesh War, the Bangladesh government publicly designated the thousands of women raped by the then West Pakistani (later Pakistani) military and their local East Pakistani (... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Stefano Pisu (University of Cagliari)
8 May 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
In Cold War Europe, international film festivals represented much more than a simple artistic event for the USSR. Generally, the Soviets understood festivals as a political and ideological... Read more
Nicola Pratt (Warwick University)
8 May 2017 - 2:00pm
the Board Room, Middle East Centre
Abstract: This paper examines the gendered dimensions of the Arab Uprisings, with a focus on Egypt (and, if there is time) with a comparison of Lebanon and Jordan. I argue that the uprisings shed... Read more