Events archive

MEC Seminar
Elife Biçer-Deveci (St Antony’s College), Philippe Bourmaud (Jean Moulin University Lyon 3), Nicolas Elias ((French School at Athens)
12 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Paper titles: Dr Elife Bicer – Deveci Alcohol: A Battlefield between Modernism and Islamism in Turkey Dr Nicolas Elias (French School at Athens): The Drinking Dervishes. Inebriation as disciplinary... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Guy Burton (Vesalius College)
12 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : How have rising power engaged with the Arab-Israeli conflict? What does this tell us about rising powers and conflict management as well as their behaviour in international politics more... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Finbarr Barry Flood (New York University)
12 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: Although early modern artistic connections between India and Ethiopia are reasonably well documented, there is little or no epigraphic or textual evidence for earlier histories of... Read more
East Asia Seminar
Glyn Ford (Director of Track2Asia)
11 February 2019 - 7:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room, St Antony's College
Glyn Ford attacks the myths which paint North Korea as a rogue state run by a mad leader. Informed by extraordinary access to the country’s leadership, Glyn Ford investigated the regime from the... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Sean Hagan (Exeter College, Oxford)
11 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The number of high profile instances of corruption has - justifiably - generated considerable moral outrage, particularly at a time of growing inequality. But there is also ample evidence that... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Dace Dzenovska (Kellogg College)
11 February 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Sir John Chilcot
8 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: The seminar will consider the Iraq Inquiry’s origins, terms of reference, mode of operation, and issues which arose in the course of its work, in framing its conclusions, and on... Read more
Baroness DIANNE HAYTER of KENTISH TOWN (Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Lords and Shadow Minister, DExEU)
7 February 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
VISITING PARLIAMENTARY SEMINARS: COUNTDOWN TO BREXIT THIS WEEK IN THE NISSAN LECTURE THEATRE
Nissan Seminar
Sir Tim Hitchens, President of Wolfson College, Oxford
7 February 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's Colleg
SEESOX
Mustafa Cakmak (Keele University)
6 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series In the context of an increasingly transnational world highlighted by proliferating population movements, diasporas have been reconsidered and reconceptualised as agents of... Read more
Chun-tu Hsueh Distingished Lecture
Shaun Breslin (Warwick)
5 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Nissan Theatre, St Antony's College
There seems to be a growing consensus that previous assumptions about the long term consequences of China’s rise have turned out to be misplaced. Rather than China becoming ‘socialised’ into the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Menachem Klein (Bar-Ilan)
5 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : Prof. Klein will present a portrait of Abbas as PA President including in comparison to his predecessor - Arafat. Klein deals with these two leaders in my forthcoming book Arafat and Abbas... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Nikita Sud (Oxford Department of International Development)
5 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellow Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: As we face climate change, our relationship with nature needs rethinking. Nature is impacted, even constituted, by human activity. However, societies are also co-constituted by nature. My... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Tomasz Mickiewicz (Aston University)
4 February 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Thomas de Waal (Senior Fellow, Russia & Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
4 February 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
Abkhazia, Transdniestria, and northern Cyprus, three unrecognized statelets in Europe that arose during conflicts in the twentieth century, have turned into de facto states. They are a long way from... Read more

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