Events archive

African Studies Seminar
Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz (Stanford/Oxford)
12 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The seminar will focus on agency in Kongo society, exploring a complex state of social development in which legal, political, religious and visual systems motivate responses to and interpretations of... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Ivan Jaksić, Stanford University
12 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Inaugural Lecture to mark the 5th anniversary of the Oxford Latin American History Seminar, jointly organized with the History Faculty, the Rothermere American Institute, the Centre for Global... Read more
Lord Chris Patten (Chancellor, Oxford, Patron of ESC) , Timothy Garton Ash (St Antony’s College)
12 October 2017 - 3:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Olivier Frecaut (IMF)
11 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
One of the key lessons of the GFC is the criticality of macro-financial linkages. However, these are still not well understood, while an integrated analytical framework has remained elusive to this... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
John Buchanan (Washington)
11 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
The predominance of the state is overstated. In Burma and other countries, pockets of territory remain under the control of non-state actors. The processes through which these counter state orders... Read more
Latin American Main Seminar
Ken Shadlen, London School of Economics
10 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
International changes can reconfigure domestic politics. Since the late 1980s, developing countries have been subject to intense pressures regarding intellectual property rights. These pressures have... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Sir Ivan Rogers (St Antony’s College)
10 October 2017 - 5:00pm
European Studies Centre
South Asia Seminar
Yasser Arafath (Delhi)
10 October 2017 - 2:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
As the Portuguese’s entry opened up a turbulent time in the Indian Ocean, Muslim scribal elites across the region presented them within the image of idolatrous infidels. Writing in Arabic, the... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
John Duca (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)
9 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room 23, Balliol College, Oxford
Abstract Credit conditions have caused real estate booms and busts, owing to an under-pricing of credit risk aided by regulatory arbitrage and shadow financing. Across countries, real estate price... Read more
Susan Woodward (City University of New York)
9 October 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
A discussion of Woodward’s book, The Ideology of Failed States (CUP 2017), an analysis of the significant but counterproductive role played by the concept of failed states in shaping international... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Andy Willimott (University of Reading)
9 October 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
7 October 2017 - 9:30am to 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
All are welcome to the Annual Meeting of the UK Belize Association to be held at the Latin American Centre, University of Oxford on Saturday 7th October, 2017, from 9.30am to 5.00pm. The day will... Read more
Rajesh Basrur (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University)
5 October 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Why has Indian foreign/security policy been characterized by drift from time to time? Neoclassical realism offers a useful but incomplete way of explaining the phenomenon of suboptimal policy... Read more