Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Sarmila Bose (DPIR, Oxford)
31 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Pavilion Room
Sarmila Bose is an academic and journalist with principal interests in the politics and public policies of South Asia. Her current work is on migration and identity formation of Bengal 'kayasthas',... Read more
Matthew Erie (St Cross College), Tariq Ramadan (St Antony's College)
31 May 2016 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm
Faculty Room, Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford
Matthew Erie, Professor of Modern Chinese Studies joins Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in conversation at the University of Oxford's Faculty of Oriental Studies, to discuss... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Svetlana Alexievich - Winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature
30 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre - please note change of venue
Svetlana Alexievich is the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Prize was awarded "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time." According to the... Read more
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
Willem Burung (St Catherine's)
27 May 2016 - 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
Papua is one of the pacific islands where one finds the beauty of its nature, the richness of its land, and the sincere kindness of its people. Yet, the land can spark off unresolved debate as one... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Marissa Moorman (Indiana University)
26 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Nationalizing radio is the topic of Marissa Moorman's (Indiana University) discussion at this event, part of the African Studies Centre Seminar Series.
26 May 2016 - 2:00pm to 6:30pm
ESC Seminar Room and the Nissan Lecture Theatre
2– 4.15pm, ESC Seminar Room : 2 – 3pm: Student Panel : What do European Studies mean today? 3.15 – 4.15pm: Panel Discussion : Europe, Universities and Brexit Introduction: Louise Richardson (Vice... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Uday Chandra (Georgetown Qatar)
26 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Two decades ago, the historical anthropologist K. Sivaramakrishnan noted with a sense of irony that “elites assuming the task of building a national culture and providing it with a liberatory/... Read more
Southeast Asia Events in Oxford
Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir (Menteri Besar - Chief Minister - of Perak, Malaysia)
25 May 2016 - 6:30pm
Lecture Theatre, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir was appointed as the 11th Chief Minister of Perak, a state in West Malaysia, in 2009. His academic background includes a PhD in Political Thought from Temple University,... Read more
25 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
Theme: Understanding Chinese migrants in Africa: South Africa as case study Suggested reading: Yoon Jung Park, ‘Boundaries, borders and borderland constructions: Chinese in contemporary South Africa... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Firman Noor (Indonesian Institute of Science; University of Indonesia; University of Exeter)
25 May 2016 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Abdurrahman Wahid, often fondly called Gus Dur, is one of the prominent figures of Indonesian social and political history. He is well-respected politically and culturally for championing religious... Read more
Judy El-Bushra (SOAS)
24 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
African Studies Seminar Room, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford
The Horn of Africa explores the impact of war on Somali men with Judy El-Bushra (SOAS, University of London).
South Africa Discussion Group
Tim Wilson
24 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
South Africa Discussion Group is joined by Tim Wilson (Fort Hare University) to discuss the impact that oppression has on survivors' ability to lead others.
Latin American History Seminar
Jorge Cañizares, University of Texas, Austin
24 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra is the Alice Drysdale Sheffield Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. He has been a visiting professor at universities throughout the world, including... Read more
Lea Boergerding (St Antony's College, Oxford)
24 May 2016 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Light lunch provided Abstract This research project critically engages with the question of what motivated German decision-making in the Eurozone crisis, and specifically, in the negotiations over... Read more