Events archive

Southeast Asia Seminar
Pavin Chachavalpongpun (Kyoto; Cambridge)
24 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
The speaker reinvestigates the concept of neo-royalism, in the specific context of the twilight of King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s period, to forecast the future of the royal institution. The primary... Read more
Wolde Tadesse (Oxford)
23 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre
The Horn of Africa Seminar brings together students and scholars interested in examining the region from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. This term, the seminar will look at a variety... Read more
Visiting Parliamentary Fellows Programme
Lord George Foulkes PC (House of Lords) , Peter Kellner (President, YouGov), Prof Patrick Sturgis (University of Southampton)
23 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
South Asia Seminar
Sam McNeil (St Antony's), Émile Rolland (St Antony's), Niroshini Sundaresan (Balliol)
23 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Hyderabad and sub-imperial Sovereignty in independent India 1946-1948 Sam McNeil, St Antony's College India’s 1948 police action in Hyderabad is generally understood to have been a resolution to the... Read more
ESC Lunchtime Seminar
Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos (University of Athens, Greece)
23 February 2016 - 12:15pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract Populism can be both a mode of political participation and a mode of political domination, as it is shown by the consolidation of populist regimes in Serbia and FYR Macedonia. The linguistic... Read more
Svjetlana Nedimović (Sociopolitical activist and independent researcher, Sarajevo), Geoffrey Nice, QC (Gresham College; Former ICTY Prosecutor)
22 February 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Lecture Theatre, DPIR, Manor Road
Presentation of a Video Documentary Animation by the School of Knowledge The School of Knowledge is seeking a transformation of education about the war, genocide and urban / civic / cultural... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Gilles Dorronsoro (Nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment, previously professor of political science at the Sorbonne in Paris and the Institute of Political Studies of Rennes), Arthur Quesnay (PhD candidate in the sectarian conflict in Iraq in Political science at the Panthéon-Sorbonne University), Adam Baczko (PhD candidate at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris) and Research Fellow at the Noria South Asia Program)
22 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Auditorium, Investcorp Building
Co-hosted by Maison française d'Oxford and the Middle East Centre: Adam Baczko is a Junior Research Fellow at the ERC-funded CivilWars program, Panthéon-Sorbonne University and a Phd candidate in... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Anil Gupta (Indian Institute of Management), Pavel Kabat (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis), Wolfgang Lutz (Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital), Fernando Frutuoso de Melo (European Commission), Ben Ramalingam (Brighton University)
22 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre
The Agenda2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals crafted by the UN in September 2015 was agreed by all countries in the world. The 17 goals are universal in application and pose a challenge for... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Tomila Lankina (London School of Economics & Political Science)
22 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary General of the Ibero-American Secretariat
22 February 2016 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
The Latin American Centre is delighted to welcome the Secretary General of the Ibero-American Secretariat, Rebeca Grynspan. She will speak on the subject "Latin America's challenges: Growing middle... Read more
Latin American Main Seminar
Professor Susan Franceschet (University of Calgary), Dr Margarita C. Batlle (Universidad Externado de Colombia), Maria Luiza Gatto
19 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Avi Shlaim (Emeritus Fellow, Middle East Centre), Richard Makepeace (Registrar, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies)
19 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
African Studies Seminar
Emma Hunter (University of Edinburgh)
18 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Emma has an undergraduate degree, an MPhil and a PhD in History from the University of Cambridge. She spent a year at the Centre of African Studies in Oxford before returning again to Cambridge, this... Read more
POMP Seminar Series
Krzysztof Szczerski (Secretary of State, Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland)
18 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Professor Krzysztof Szczerski will discuss the following issues: Continuity of the euro-atlantic direction of Polish foreign policy. What changes? The formula of conducting foreign policy: stronger... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Professor Leonardo Waisman (Cambridge)
18 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Leonardo Waisman is a Senior Research Fellow at the Argentine National Council for Science and Technology (CONICET) and the current Simon Bolivar Professor of Latin American Studies at the University... Read more