Events archive

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Jo Laycock (University of Manchester)
11 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room *(NB Last-minute change of venue!)*
MEC Seminar
Ambassador Wilks CMG (HM British Ambassador to Iraq)
11 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jon Wilks has just finished a two year posting as UK Ambassador to Iraq, his third posting to Iraq since he reopened the Embassy in Baghdad in 2003. He has served 30 years in the UK diplomatic... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Stuart Sweeney (Investment Director, Social and Sustainable Capital)
11 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Book discussion In The Europe Illusion , Stuart Sweeney considers Britain’s relationships with France and Prussia-Germany since the map of Europe was redrawn at Westphalia in 1648. A timely and far-... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Alain Gresh (Editor of OrientXXI and Le Monde Diplomatique)
8 November 2019 - 5:00pm
About the speaker: Alain Gresh. Born in Cairo (Egypt), in 1948. Master’s Degree of Mathematics (Université Paris VII), 1971. Diploma of Arabic, Institut national des langues et civilisations... Read more
William Monteith, Queen Mary University of London
7 November 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
St Antony's College, Pavillion Room
SEESOX
Gjovalin Macaj (Leiden University), Stefan Szwed (CIS/DPIR, Oxford)
7 November 2019 - 12:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Light lunch provided On 30 June Albania held elections for mayors and local councils across its 61 municipalities. With the two main opposition parties boycotting the vote, voters faced little or no... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Professor Sergio Fabbrini (Professor of Political Science and International Relations and Dean of Political Science Department, Luiss Guido Carli, Rome)
5 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Sergio Fabbrini proposes a way out of the EU’s crises which have triggered an unprecedented cleavage between ‘Sovereignist’ and ‘Europeanist’ forces. The intergovernmental governance of the multiple... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Mr Jonathan Leslie (SOAS London)
5 November 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract Years after the Islamic Republic of Iran resumed its nuclear development program, Israeli leaders began constructing a narrative aimed at instilling in their polity the fear of Iran as an... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Rajesh Venugopal (LSE)
5 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Rajesh Venugopal book: Nationalism, Development, and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka was published in November 2018 by Cambridge University Press. In it, he explores how the economic and the ethnic have... Read more
SEESOX
Viktoria Dendrinou (Bloomberg), Eleni Varvitsioti (Kathimerini)
4 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The Last Bluff: How Greece came face-to-face with financial catastrophe and the secret plan for its euro exit is a behind-the-scenes political thriller offering the definitive account of Europe’s... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Geoffrey Hosking (UCL-SSEES)
4 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Moha Ennaji (President and Co-founder of International Institute for Languages and Cultures (INLAC), Fès, Morocco)
1 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
B orn in the Berber town of Azilal, Morocco, Dr. Moha Ennaji received his higher education in Morocco and the United Kingdom. He holds an MA and a Ph.D in linguistics from the University of Essex. He... Read more
Gavin Williams, University of Oxford. Wale Adebanwi, University of Oxford. Portia Roelofs University of Oxford
31 October 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
St Antony's College, Pavillion Room
Asian Studies Seminar
Sushrut Jadhav (UCL) , Maan Barua (Cambridge)
30 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Pavillion Room, St Antony's College
This keynote traces the fault lines that cut through the cultural landscape cohabitated by elephants, people and mental health professionals to propose an ecology of mental health. Based on... Read more
SEESOX
Eirini Karamouzi (Sheffield University)
30 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The peace campaign against the Euromissiles constituted one of the biggest mass movements in modern European history with a strong transnational and pan- European... Read more

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