Events archive

Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr David Lewis (University of Exeter)
18 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Peripheral Histories and International Relations of the Eurasian Borderlands The Evolution of Greater Eurasia: Geopolitical Imaginaries in Russian Foreign Policy Over the past few years Russian... Read more
Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
15 November 2019 - 5:30pm
Dahrendorf Room
The long human odyssey of self-discovery has reached a crucial stage: everything we do affects everyone and everything else - and we know it. The next hundred years will bring more change than we can... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Prof Charles Tripp (University of London), Venetia Porter (The British Museam)
15 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Short bio note for Dr Porter and Prof Tripp: Venetia Porter is a senior curator at the British Museum responsible for the collections of Islamic and Contemporary Middle East art and lead curator for... Read more
Ambassador Andrei Sannikov (Chairman, European Belarus Foundation), Dr Leila Alieva (REES, OSGA)
15 November 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
Panel discussion with Dr Leila Alieva (REES, OSGA) & Ambassador Andrei Sannikov (Chairman, European Belarus Foundation) Ambassador Andrei Sannikov is a career diplomat, who was in 1995 appointed... Read more
Jess Auerbach, Open University of Mauritius and Stellenbosch University
14 November 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
St Antony's College, Pavillion Room
SEESOX
Ziya Meral (Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research)
13 November 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Turkish relations with Russia are deepening, while its relations with the USA are deteriorating. What is the future of Turkey's place in the NATO? What are the implications of recent developments for... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Professor Jeffrey Kahn (SMU Dedman School of Law, Texas)
12 November 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
Assessments of London’s relationship with Strasbourg tend to highlight recent discontent about perceived infringements of parliamentary sovereignty by the European Court of Human Rights. The British... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Avihu Shoshana (University of Haifa)
12 November 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: This ethnographic study examines how micro-inequality operates face-to-face in everyday (or actually everynight) context of the nocturnal space of night clubs, focusing in particular on the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Talat Ahmed (Edinburgh)
12 November 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, Old Main Building
2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mohandas Gandhi. To many he remains an inspirational figure - the apostle of peace who almost single-handedly led the struggle to free India from the yoke of... 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
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
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!)*
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

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