Events archive

SEESOX
Katerina Rozakou (University of Amsterdam)
21 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract How do state agents who guard the Greek and the European border experience the collapse of the border? Why are people committed to performing bureaucratic procedures they consider irregular... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Mariam Memarsadeghi (Tavaana)
21 February 2018 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College
About the speaker: Mariam Memarsadeghi is co-founder and co-director of Tavaana: E-Learning Institute for Iranian Civil Society. Launched in 2010, the virtual institute offers secure democracy and... Read more
Mr Eduardo Rodriguez Veltze (former president of Bolivia)
20 February 2018 - 5:00pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
For more than a century the diplomatic relationships between Bolivia and Chile have been conditioned by the Pacific war (1879-1883), where Bolivia and Peru confronted Chile. As a product of the war... Read more
South Africa Discussion Group
Hannah Dawson (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford)
20 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ODID, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Rd, Music Room
SEESOX
Richard Clogg (St Antony's College, Oxford)
20 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Greek to Me: A Memoir of Academic Life is an engrossing tale of academic and political intrigue. An extensive personal archive enables the author to throw light on the secretive ways of academic... Read more
Visiting Parliamentary Fellows Programme
Baroness Catherine Ashton (High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and First Vice President of the European Commission in the Barroso Commission from 2009 to 2014), Jonathan Freedland (Columnist for the Guardian)
20 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:45pm
Investcorp Auditorium
Galia Sabar ( TAU & Ruppin)
20 February 2018 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
Ground Floor Seminar Room, SIAS, 11 Bevington Road
South Asia Seminar
Avinash Paliwal (School of Oriental and African Studies, London)
20 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum
The archetype of ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’, India’s political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as a Machiavellian ploy aimed against Pakistan. The first of its kind, this... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Alexey Bessudnov (Exeter University)
19 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Nissan Lecture Theatre
Leigh Payne
19 February 2018 - 12:30pm
Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building
This talk will be based on Payne's book Unsettling Accounts: Neither Truth nor Reconciliation in Confessions of State Violence (Duke University Press, 2008). In that book, Payne argues that... Read more
Hassan Abbas (National Defense University)
16 February 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Dahrendorf Room
The speaker’s new book provides a comprehensive account of the mysterious story of Pakistan’s attempt to develop nuclear weapons in the face of severe odds. Hassan Abbas profiles the politicians and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Anne Sa’adah (Dartmouth College)
16 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Anne Sa'adah holds an A.B. in Social Studies and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University and is the Joel Parker Professor of Law and Political Science Emerita at... Read more
Latin American Centre Seminars
Professor Carlos Malamud, Real Instituto Elcano, Spain, Maryhen Jimenez, LAC, Oswaldo Amaral, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), Carlos Pérez-Ricart, LAC
16 February 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Carlos Malamud is Senior Analyst for Latin America at the Elcano Royal Institute, and Professor of Latin American History at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain.... Read more
African Studies Seminar
Michaela Collord (University of Oxford)
15 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College
The Tanzanian Bunge was long judged one of the weakest parliaments in a region where the legislature is often dismissed as a “sideshow”. Yet between 2005 and 2015, Bunge repeatedly forced then... Read more
Latin American History Seminar
Martin Bergel, University of Quilmes and Conicet, Argentina
15 February 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Martin Bergel (Buenos Aires, 1973). Doctor en Historia por la Universidad de Buenos Aires y Profesor de Historia Social Latinoamericana en la misma universidad. Es investigador del CONICET y del... Read more

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