Events archive

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
Nissan Seminar
Ms Sumiko Ito, President of Arcadia Capital, Inc., USA and Board Member of FUTI (Friends of UTokyo, Inc.)
15 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Ms Sumiko Ito, President of Arcadia Capital, Inc., USA and Director and Treasurer of FUTI (Friends of UTokyo, Inc.) Title to be confirmed
Global Thinkers of the International Discussion Series
Judith Brown (Balliol)
14 February 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Sybil Dodds Room, St Cross College
In the final session of the Global Thinkers of the International Discussion Series, Oxford, join Judith Brown to discuss the international thought of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.... Read more
Marika Djolai (Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group), Spyros Economides (LSE), Adam Fagan (Queen Mary University of London), Tobias Flessenkemper (Centre International de Formation Européenne), James Ker Lindsay (St Mary's University, Twickenham), Andrew Page (Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Goran Svilanović (Regional Cooperation Council)
14 February 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:45pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The Berlin Process was launched in 2014. Originally time-limited, it is now open-ended. The initiative is aimed at maintaining the momentum of European integration in the Western Balkans. It... Read more
Southeast Asia Seminar
Matthew J Walton, Ma Khin Mar Mar Kyi and Aye Thein
14 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Deakin Room, Founder’s Building, St Antony's College
Myanmar’s formal religious authority, the State Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee (Ma Ha Na), was formed in the 1980s, as part of the military government’s efforts to centralise religious control. Popular... Read more
MEC Women's Rights Research Seminars
Elife Biçer-Deveci(St Antony’s)
14 February 2018 - 2:00pm
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College
About the speaker: Dr. Elife Biçer-Deveci is postdoctoral fellow of Swiss National Science Foundation and academic visitor at the Middle East Centre, St. Antony’s College. Biçer-Deveci is specialised... Read more
Visiting Fellows Series
Manolis Pratsinakis (DPIR; St Antony’s College, Oxford)
14 February 2018 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract: This presentation will explore the reasons why and the processes through which the Greeks from the former Soviet Union altered their self-identification after immigration to their perceived... Read more