Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Hugh Roberts (Tufts University)
24 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Dr Hugh Roberts is the Edward Keller Professor of North African and Middle Eastern History at Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA and a specialist on North African... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Olga Solovieva, Assistant Professor, Depart. of Comparative Literature, University of Chicago
24 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Norman Davies (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
23 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Professor Norman Davies taught for 25 years at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies in London. Since then he has been made an honorary citizen of four Polish cities, an honorary doctor of... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Rachel Ibreck (Goldsmiths)
23 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
Co-hosted with the Horn of Africa seminar. Civic and legal activists navigate and alter the political landscape during conflict, distinguishing themselves from warring parties and victims. Their... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Alejandra Irigoin, LSE
23 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Alejandra Irigoin is an Associate Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics, where she teaches Latin American Economic History and Early Modern global history. Her research on... Read more
For speakers, please see programme
23 November 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Pavilion, St Antony's College, Oxford
Registration required. Please register here. Yugoslavia existed for 70 years, survived many existential crises, and played a considerable role in the history of the 20th century. Now it no longer... Read more
Ilan Pappé (Professor of History, and Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter)
22 November 2017 - 7:30pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
[Co-organised by the Oxford Students' Palestine Society, Oxford Jewish Students for Justice in Palestine, and the Oxford SU Campaign for Racial Awareness and Equality] About the speakers: Professor... Read more
Dacian Ciolos (Former Prime Minister of Romania), Raluca Pruna (Former Justice Minister of Romania), Dragos Tudorache (Former Interior Minister of Romania)
22 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
In response to massive popular protest, Romania appointed a technocratic government in December 2015, which lasted until parliamentary elections in December 2016. The Social Democrat Party (PSD)... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Cheng-Chwee Kuik (National University of Malaysia)
22 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Deakin Room
Policy is about trade-offs, more so in the realm of external affairs. This is especially true for weaker and smaller states faced with material inducement from big power, as their inherent... Read more
ESC Core Seminar Series
Paul Flather (Mansfield College)
21 November 2017 - 5:00pm
European Studies Centre
Latin American Centre Seminars
Andreas Schedler, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE)
21 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
The common definition of “democratic consolidation” as a situation in which democracy has turned into “the only game in town” (Linz and Stepan 1996) describes a “self-reinforcing equilibrium” in... Read more
Burma/Myanmar Events in Oxford
Laura Hornig (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle)
21 November 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
Drawing on ethnographic data gathered in Pathein, Myanmar, the paper investigates the moral underpinnings of responsibilities and hierarchies in small businesses, specifically the question of what... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Ian Talbot (Southampton)
21 November 2017 - 2:00pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
The paper examines the roles of three influential heads of the British High Commission in Pakistan’s early post-independence history, Sir Gilbert Laithwaite (1951-4), Sir Alexander Symon (1954-61)... Read more
Political Economy of Financial Markets (PEFM)
Gillian Edgeworth (Wellington Management)
20 November 2017 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Ireland’s willingness to put in place policies to bolster competitiveness and take advantage of trade and financial globalisation contributed to rapid real convergence over the two decades leading up... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Professor Steve Smith (All Souls)
20 November 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre