Events archive

South Asia Seminar
Samita Sen (Cambridge)
14 May 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
The paper explores long-term patterns of mobility from the colonial period to understand women’s migration today in the specific context of domestic work. In the colonial period, single women’s... Read more
Irina Lyan (Oxford)
13 May 2019 - 5:30pm
Fellows' Dining Room, St Antony's College
In this talk I propose to draw attention to the often neglected category of ex-peripheries—former developing economies which are still suspended in transition from developing to developed status. By... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Ali Jan (Wolfson Collge, Oxford)
9 May 2019 - 12:30pm
Deakin Room, St Antony's College
South Asia Seminar
Magnus Marsden (Sussex)
7 May 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
This paper analyses ethnographic material concerning Afghan trading networks involved in both the export of commodities from China to a variety of settings across Eurasia and the movement of “... Read more
South Asia Seminar
C. Christine Fair
30 April 2019 - 5:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
This path-breaking volume reveals a little-known aspect of how Lashkar-e-Tayyaba, a jihadist terrorist group, functions in Pakistan and beyond by translating and commenting upon a range of... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Matthew Nelson (SOAS)
30 April 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Building on constructivist theories concerning national-identity formation as well as institutionalist theories regarding the regulatory power of law (here, constitutional and international human-... Read more
7 March 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Nissan Theatre, St Antony's College
2.00 p.m., Opening address by Dr Young-Chan Choi (Associate member, Oriental Institute) 2.10 p.m., View from Pyongyang ​HE Alastair Morgan (British Ambassador to Pyongyang, DPPK, 2015-2019) 2.35 p.m... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Sneha Krishnan (Oxford)
5 March 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: Historical scholarship increasingly shows that anti-colonial mobilisation in the early 20thcentury was both transimperial and transnational (Alavi 2015, Aydin 2007, Manjapra 2014). This... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Thomas Chambers (Oxford Brookes)
26 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
In the context of migration between Uttar Pradesh, other areas of India, and the Gulf, this paper explores the role of the imagination in shaping subjective experiences of male Muslim migrants from a... Read more
Gurmehar Kaur
19 February 2019 - 6:00pm
Nissan Theatre, St Antony's College
Book reading and Discussion with Gurmehar Kaur The 2014 Lok Sabha election saw the involvement of India’s youth like never before. They were debating inside classrooms, sitting for dharnas on the... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Udit Bhatia (Oxford)
19 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: Current commentary in legal and political philosophy conceptualises political parties either as private organisations, immune from legal regulation in their internal affairs, or as quasi-... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Finbarr Barry Flood (New York University)
12 February 2019 - 2:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room, St Antony's College
Abstract: Although early modern artistic connections between India and Ethiopia are reasonably well documented, there is little or no epigraphic or textual evidence for earlier histories of... Read more
East Asia Seminar
Glyn Ford (Director of Track2Asia)
11 February 2019 - 7:00pm
Fellows' Dining Room, St Antony's College
Glyn Ford attacks the myths which paint North Korea as a rogue state run by a mad leader. Informed by extraordinary access to the country’s leadership, Glyn Ford investigated the regime from the... Read more
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
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

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