Events archive

Nissan Seminar
Dr Junko Yamashita, University of Bristol
18 February 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
The Double Responsibility of Care: Balancing childcare, elderly care and work
17 February 2016 - 7:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Week theme: Narrating the Iranian Underground No One Knows About Persian Cats (2010; 102 minutes) – Bahman Ghobadi This semi-documentary follows a group of twenty-something Iranian indie-rock... Read more
Ziya Meral (Centre for Historical Anlaysis and Conflict Research, Sandhurst)
17 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series: South East European realities amid Europe’s multiple crises South East Europe currently finds itself confronted with numerous external crises, including the Eurozone, the... Read more
North American Studies Seminar Series
Dr Tom Long (Reading)
17 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Drawing on research in six countries, Dr Tom Long offers a new perspective on US-Latin American relations. His analysis provides in-depth explorations of key moments in post-World War II inter-... Read more
Sishuwa Sishuwa (DPhil student in History, University of Oxford)
17 February 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre
"The making of Michael Sata: ethno-language identities and trade union networks in late-colonial Zambia"
Southeast Asia Seminar
Reshmi Banerjee (St Antony's)
17 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Borders have always witnessed social and cultural interaction. They are dynamic trans-national zones/spaces which have seen both cooperation and conflict. They are treated as ‘margins’ of societies... Read more
The International Political Economy of East Asia
Professor Danny Quah (LSE)
16 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
Many writers have noted how the international system might be on the cusp of a change, where the "America Century" will no longer describe world order. If, however, the challenge to the established... Read more
MEC Seminar
Sir Adam Roberts (Emeritus Professor of International Relations, Oxford University), Dr Michael Willis (HM King Mohammed VI Fellow in Moroccan and Mediterranean Studies, Middle East Centre), Rory McCarthy (DPhil candidate, Oxford University), Professor Timothy Garton Ash (Professor of European Studies, European Studies Centre)
16 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
South Asia Seminar
Dag Erik Berg (Göttingen)
16 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
There has been a tendency in caste studies to explain the origins and existence of caste, relying on structural approaches to explain how it is produced and by whom. This paper seeks to step aside... Read more
ESC Lunchtime Seminar
Karolina Wigura (POMP Fellow, St Antony’s College)
16 February 2016 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, ESC
POMP Core Events
John Connelly (UC Berkeley)
15 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
St. Antony’s College, Nissan Lecture Theatre, 62 Woodstock Rd, Oxford OX2 6JF
"It's often said that Polish nationalism involved extremes: that it was immoderate in its passions, sacrifices, and demands for territory; that it made excessive claims upon the individual Pole; that... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Robert Mass (Head of International Compliance, Goldman Sachs)
15 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract His paper “A Code of Ethics for Bankers – Challenges and Opportunities” argues that the guidance given to bankers by current industry-wide ethics rules has been too vague to provide them... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Cameron Ross (University of Dundee & St Antony's College)
15 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Pavilion Room
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
15 February 2016 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall
After winning a landslide victory in historic elections in Myanmar in November 2015, the National League for Democracy will form a new government on 1 April, cementing a remarkably smooth (to this... Read more
The Sudanese Programme [Sponsored by the Middle East Centre and African Studies Centre]
13 February 2016 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College