Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Udit Bhatia (Oxford)
19 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: Current commentary in legal and political philosophy conceptualises political parties either as private organisations, immune from legal regulation in their internal affairs, or as quasi-... 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
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
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
Vidya Narayanan (OII); Amogh Sharma (ODID); Zaad Mahmood (ODID); Nandini Gooptu (ODID); Garima Jaju (ODID); Nakul Singh Sawhney (ChalChitra Abhiyaan, India); Nikita Sud (ODID); Indrajit Roy (York)
31 January 2019 - 9:30am to 7:30pm
St Antony's College
Full programme 9.30am-1.30pm Investcorp Lecture Theatre 9:30am Introduction by Nikita Sud and Nayanika Mathur, co-convenors 10:00am-11:00am GEARING UP: CAMPAIGNING, ELECTIONEERING, PROPAGANDA 'The... Read more
Captin Aqeel Naqvi
29 January 2019 - 5:00pm
Deakin Room, St Antony's College
Captain Aqeel Naqvi is Visiting Research Fellow for South Asia (Strategic Affairs) at the IISS. He is the Senior Deputy Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Affairs (ACDA) Branch of the Strategic... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sriya Iyer (Faculty of Economics and St. Catharine's College, University of Cambridge)
29 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: This talk on the economics of religion in India is based on research conducted in India for over a decade. The talk asks why we need an economics of religion for India and discusses... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Partha Pratim Shil (Trinity College, University of Cambridge)
22 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: This presentation explores two workforces at the bottom of the coercive apparatus of the colonial state in Bengal in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These are police... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Laura Bear (LSE)
15 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: This talk opens up the history of the economic theories, nodal financial formulae and legal regimes that have governed the Indian railways in order to develop a new theoretical approach to... Read more
East Asia Seminar
Kishore Mahbubanim (Senior Advisor (University & Global Relations) )
16 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
China’s re-emergence and its assertive policies in the South China Sea over the past decades have led to the belief that Southeast Asia has no choice but to become part of China’s zone of influence.... Read more
East Asia Seminar
Professor Todd Hall (St Anne's, Oxford)
13 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Daherdorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Traditional approaches to territorial conflicts would suggest that the value of a disputed territory—be it strategic, economic, religious, or historical—drives conflict. Standard explanations of the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Edmund Burke III (UC Santa Cruz)
7 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Joint event with Asian Studies Centre. Who was Marshall Hodgson and should he have a claim on our attention today? In a moment of populist nationalisms and deepening Islamophobia, Hodgson’s... Read more
Rethinking the Contemporary: The World since the Cold War
Alenka Zupancic (Institute of Philosophy, Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts)
6 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Reference to Christianity and to Christian tradition is one of the key ingredients of the expanding right-wing identity politics in Europe (and more largely, in the West), including its more or less... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Foreign Policies and Politics
Edmund Burke III (University of California, Santa Cruz)
5 November 2018 - 2:00pm
Maison Francaise d'Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road OX2 6SE