Events archive

South Asia Seminar
John E Cort (Denison)
17 November 2020 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Online via Teams Live Event
In his presentation, Cort starts with the observation that there are ten carved wooden Jain domestic shrines (ghar derāsar) in American museum collections. This raises a question: how and why did... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Craig Brandist (University of Sheffield)
16 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Online
The Dialogue of Humanities and Sciences in the Soviet Union
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Sami Zemni (Ghent)
13 November 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM
On the eve of its ten year anniversary, Sami Zemni reflects on the outcomes of the Tunisian Revolution. Touted as the only success story of the Arab Uprisings, Tunisia is facing a major economic... Read more
Dr Fiona Hill (Brookings Institution, Washington DC)
13 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
Dr Fiona Hill is a Senior Fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe in the Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institution, Washington D.C. She recently served as Deputy Assistant to... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Naim Bro, Instituto Milenio Fundamento de los Datos, Santiago
12 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Check LAC´s website to register
SEESOX
Dimitar Bechev (DPIR, Oxford; Russia Institute, King’s College London), Jonathan Lamb (Wood & Company, London), Anna Mikulska (Baker Institute, Houston; Kleinman Center, UPenn)
11 November 2020 - 4:00pm
Zoom webinar
The first Black Sea deep-water natural gas discovery was made in Romania’s Exclusive Economic Zone in 2012. Although, the commerciality of the Romania’s Neptun block is still under discussion, the... Read more
Latin American Main Seminar
Miriam Kornblith, National Endowment for Democracy, USA, Tom Long, University of Warwick, Bert Hoffmann, GIGA
10 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
online
See webpage to register
ESC Core Seminar Series
Lauren Crawford (Yale), Kate Stanton (Oxford), Marcus Colla (Christ Church College, Oxford)
10 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
This seminar will offer fresh interpretations of the concerns and consequences of German Reunification by a new generation of young historians, whose research revisits some of the forgotten and... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Nahshon Perez (Bar-Ilan) and Yuval Jobani (Tel Aviv)
10 November 2020 - 2:15pm
Virtual Seminar
Teams virtual meeting link: URL: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_N2RiYjgyNjYtYjNmO... Abstract: Sacred sites are often at the center of intense contestation between different... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Cynthia Talbot (Texas at Austin)
10 November 2020 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Online via Teams Live Event
ABSTRACT What did loyalty mean to warriors in the rapidly changing political landscape of early modern North India? I look at three case studies from the late sixteenth century in which elite... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Maria Chehonadskih (St Antony's)
9 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Online
The Dialogue of Humanities and Sciences in the Soviet Union
European Studies Seminar
Albena Azmanova, Reader in Political Theory, Kent, Brussels School of International Studies
9 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Online Event
The pandemic has disclosed that precarity, above all, is what grieves the 99 per cent. Albena Azmanova , in her new book Capitalism on Edge : How Fighting Precarity Can Achieve Radical Change Without... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Boris Groys (NYU)
6 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Online
The Dialogue of Humanities and Sciences in the Soviet Union
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Madawi Al-Rasheed (KCL and LSE), author of Salman’s Legacy: The Dilemmas of a New Era in Saudi Arabia (2018), Ben Hubbard (The New York Times), author of MBS: The Rise to Power of MBS (2020)
6 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM
The seminar discusses the simultaneous phenomena of reform and repression in Saudi Arabia under Crown Prince Muhammad ibn Salman. In recent years, Saudi Arabia has seen swift social and economic... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Sudhir Hazareesingh, Balliol College, Oxford, Carrie Gibson, Independent Researcher
5 November 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
online
Check LAC´s website for registration

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