Events archive

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
MEC Seminar
Professor Menachem Klein (Bar-Ilan)
5 February 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract : Prof. Klein will present a portrait of Abbas as PA President including in comparison to his predecessor - Arafat. Klein deals with these two leaders in my forthcoming book Arafat and Abbas... 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
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Tomasz Mickiewicz (Aston University)
4 February 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Thomas de Waal (Senior Fellow, Russia & Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
4 February 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Syndicate Room
Abkhazia, Transdniestria, and northern Cyprus, three unrecognized statelets in Europe that arose during conflicts in the twentieth century, have turned into de facto states. They are a long way from... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Nick Westcott (Director Royal African Society and Associate at SOAS)
1 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Jointly organised with the European Studies Centre (ESC) About the seminar: Since the Lisbon Treaty came into force in 2011 and the European Union pledged to reinforce its foreign policy cooperation... Read more
Sir IVAN ROGERS (former UK Permanent Rep to the EU)
31 January 2019 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Nissan Seminar
Professor Ikuya Sato, Doshisha University
31 January 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony’s College
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
Elena Genova (University of Nottingham)
30 January 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The Other Bulgaria is a term deeply embedded in the Bulgarian socio-political discourse in relation to outward migratory flows, which have seen a 10% decrease of the country’s population between 1992... Read more
Marilyn Booth (Oriental Institute, Magdalen College)
30 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: Biographies of women warriors were a component of late-19th-century debates in print on gender and nature amongst Arabophone elites. In this regard, Jeanne d’Arc has been a... 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
MEC Seminar
Relli Shechter (St Antony’s College)
29 January 2019 - 5:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the seminar: During the 1970s and early 1980s, Egypt experienced swift economic growth—the result of a regional oil boom. Oddly, this economic growth hardly registered in Egyptian public... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Sergei Guriev (Chief Economist, EBRD; Sciences-Po, Paris)
29 January 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
This additional special seminar takes place on Tuesday, rather than Monday - but forms part of the RESC Monday Seminar series.
MEC Seminar
Dr. Chana Morgenstern (Cambridge)
29 January 2019 - 2:15pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: This paper will examine the influence of Arab Marxism and the aesthetics of Arab commitment literature on Iraqi Jewish and other Mizrahi literatures in Israel. I will begin by presenting... Read more