Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Sriya Iyer (Faculty of Economics and St. Catharine's College, University of Cambridge)
29 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: This talk on the economics of religion in India is based on research conducted in India for over a decade. The talk asks why we need an economics of religion for India and discusses... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Partha Pratim Shil (Trinity College, University of Cambridge)
22 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: This presentation explores two workforces at the bottom of the coercive apparatus of the colonial state in Bengal in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. These are police... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Laura Bear (LSE)
15 January 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: This talk opens up the history of the economic theories, nodal financial formulae and legal regimes that have governed the Indian railways in order to develop a new theoretical approach to... Read more
East Asia Seminar
Kishore Mahbubanim (Senior Advisor (University & Global Relations) )
16 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
China’s re-emergence and its assertive policies in the South China Sea over the past decades have led to the belief that Southeast Asia has no choice but to become part of China’s zone of influence.... Read more
East Asia Seminar
Professor Todd Hall (St Anne's, Oxford)
13 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Daherdorf Room, Founder's Building, St Antony's College
Traditional approaches to territorial conflicts would suggest that the value of a disputed territory—be it strategic, economic, religious, or historical—drives conflict. Standard explanations of the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Professor Edmund Burke III (UC Santa Cruz)
7 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Board Room, Kirdar Building, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Joint event with Asian Studies Centre. Who was Marshall Hodgson and should he have a claim on our attention today? In a moment of populist nationalisms and deepening Islamophobia, Hodgson’s... Read more
Rethinking the Contemporary: The World since the Cold War
Alenka Zupancic (Institute of Philosophy, Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts)
6 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Reference to Christianity and to Christian tradition is one of the key ingredients of the expanding right-wing identity politics in Europe (and more largely, in the West), including its more or less... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Foreign Policies and Politics
Edmund Burke III (University of California, Santa Cruz)
5 November 2018 - 2:00pm
Maison Francaise d'Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road OX2 6SE
South Asia Seminar
Gyan Prakash (Princeton University)
31 October 2018 - 4:00pm
Nissan Theatre, St Antony's College
Gautam Pemmaraju
23 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Nissan Theatre, St Antony's College
Screening of 'A Tongue Untied: The Story of Dakhani' followed by a disscussion with the filmmaker Gautam Pemmaraju.
Asian Studies Seminar
Sudheendra Kulkarni (Forum for a New South Asia)
22 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Rethinking the Contemporary: The World since the Cold War
Carne Ross (Independent Diplomat)
15 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Carne Ross founded and now runs Independent Diplomat (ID), an award-winning advisory group that offers expert advice and support on diplomatic strategy to democratic governments and political groups... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Ornit Shani (Haifa)
9 October 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room
This talk explores the untold story of the preparation of the first draft electoral roll on the basis of universal adult franchise in India. How did the principle and institution of universal... Read more
Romila Thapar (Emeritus Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Honorary Fellow, St Antony's College and Lady Margaret Hall)
19 June 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Pavilion Room
Matthew J. Walton (Aung San Suu Kyi Senior Research Fellow in Modern Burmese Studies, St Antony’s College)
13 June 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Investcorp Lecture Theatre
The field of Burma Studies has expanded rapidly in the past decade. Part of this growth has been fuelled by changes in Myanmar’s political conditions, as research opportunities have opened up on... Read more

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