Events archive

Latin American History Seminar
Andrea Wulf, in conversation with Professor Yadvinder Malhi
11 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
The RAI, 1a South Parks Road
The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World Andrea Wulf’s 'The Invention of Nature' (John Murray, 2015) reveals the profound influence of German naturalist and explorer Alexander von... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Dr Arjan Keizer, Manchester Business School
11 February 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford,
Redefining the community firm? The unionization of part-time workers in the retail industry
10 February 2016 - 7:30pm
Auditorium, Investcorp Building
Week theme: Apathy, Stagnation and Numbness in Post-War Lebanon Stable Unstable (2014; 87 minutes) - Mahmoud Hojeij "It is December 31 in Beirut, seven people are visiting their psychologist,... Read more
Richard Clogg (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
10 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SPECIAL LECTURE ABSTRACT The history of academic institutions can be instructive and even entertaining. Although a fruitful area of study, academic historians seldom write about their own... Read more
MEC Seminar
Habib Battah (Research fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism)
10 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium
10 February 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre
Discussion of the text ‘The Colour of Class Revisited’ written by Michael Burawoy Reference: Michael Burawoy (2014) The Colour of Class Revisited: Four Decades of Postcolonialism in Zambia, Journal... Read more
Professor Dan Healey (St Antony's)
10 February 2016 - 4:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
Under the Soviet Union’s information controls, no self-expression in print by gay men and lesbians was possible. Democratisation in the late 1980s changed the media environment, and in 1990 Russia’s... Read more
MEC Seminar
Dr Seth Anziska (Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL)
9 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Auditorium, Investcorp Building
This event is jointly organised with the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies.
The International Political Economy of East Asia
Matteo Dian (Bologna; St Antony's), Silvia Menegazzi (LUISS; Warwick)
9 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Lecture Theatre, Dickson Poon Building, University of Oxford China Centre, St Hugh’s College
This presentation will analyse the strategy that led China to establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and its likely consequences for the regional and global economic order. The... Read more
Visiting Parliamentary Fellows Programme
Lord Andrew Cooper (Visiting Parliamentary Fellow, St Antony’s), Prof Anthony King FBA (University of Essex) , Prof Laurence Whitehead (Nuffield College)
9 February 2016 - 5:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
South Asia Seminar
Conor Meleady (St Antony's), Anwesha Sengupta (St Catherine's), Smriti Sawkar (St Cross), Gautham Shiralagi (Keble)
9 February 2016 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room
Understanding Islamic Revivalism in the British Caliphate: Processes and Consequences Conor Meleady, St Antony's College, will seek to present the processes and consequences of British forms of... Read more
ESC Lunchtime Seminar
Maria Elena Cavallaro (Santander Fellow, St Antony’s College)
9 February 2016 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, ESC
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Paul Goode (University of Bath)
8 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Latin American Main Seminar
Dr Rosana Pinhero-Machado (chair), Professor Pedro Ribeiro (UFSCar and Cambridge), Professor Alessandra Aldé (UERJ), Dr Mario Fuks (UFMG)
5 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
The Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Please note that this round table is the closing panel of a BSP conference on ‘Corruption, contraction and crisis in Brazil’. Those interested are welcome to attend other panels throughout the day.... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Professor Adam Komisarof, Reitaku University and Professor Zhu Hua, Birkbeck College, University of London
5 February 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
The Syndicate Room, The Old Main Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Crossing Boundaries: Breaking the Rice Paper Ceiling in Japan and Constructing Liminality among Transnational, Transcultural Academics Please note that this seminar takes place on Friday 5th February... Read more