Events

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Jamie Furniss, Institut de recherche sur le Maghreb contemporain (Tunis)/Department of Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh
29 October 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
St Antony's College, Investcorp Lecture Theatre & ZOOM
Bio statement: Jamie Furniss is currently a researcher at the Institut de recherche sur le Maghreb contemporain in Tunis, on leave from a position as a lecturer in Social Anthropology at the... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Ritu Birla (University of Toronto)
1 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
This lecture returns to themes in the history of British imperial finance via approaches from the new interdisciplinary history of capitalism. Informed by attention to historical processes of... Read more
MEC Seminar
Jiayi Zhu, William Figueroa, Leonard Michael, Idriss Jebari
1 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: From Beijing to Ankara: Global Maoism in... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Juliane Fürst (ZZF, Potsdam)
1 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
South Asia Seminar
Pallavi Raghavan (Ashoka University, Delhi)
2 November 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
Registration needed: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QMH-xuIoRcqD9nBAAeRgrw The years that immediately followed their partition offer many interesting insights into the shaping of the... Read more
Israel Studies Seminar
Eldad Ben Aharon (Groningen) 
2 November 2021 - 2:15pm to 4:00pm
The MEC Board Room, The Kirdar Building, St. Antony's College
In a milestone vote in late 2019, both the US House of Representatives and Senate overturned more than forty years of precedent to pass a bill declaring that the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by... Read more
Understanding Kashmir and the Abrogation of Article 370: law, History and Politics
Amar Sohal (Cambridge), Iffat Rashid (Oxford) , Mridu Rai (Presidency University, Kolkata)
2 November 2021 - 3:00pm
Online - Zoom
Understanding Kashmir and the Abrogation of Article 370: Law, History and Politics. A Symposium by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy and the Asian Studies Centre, University of Oxford. Panel 1: The... Read more
European Studies Seminar
Lisbeth Aggestam (University of Gothenberg; St Antony’s College, Oxford)
2 November 2021 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre
Abstract Leadership is widely regarded as a critical factor for the European Union’s ability to act cohesively and effectively as global actor. The siren call for leadership is most often heard when... Read more
SEESOX
Selim Koru (Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey)
3 November 2021 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room
All the President’s Men: Institutions and key players in Erdogan’s Turkey To attend this event in person, please register with Eventbrite To attend this event virtually, please register with Zoom... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr. Manal Shehabi, Academic Visitor, St. Antony's College, University of Oxford; Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
5 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Abstract: The combination of oil price volatility and the accelerated energy transitions away from hydrocarbons to meet climate change mitigation measures have presented existential threats to the... Read more
South Asian Intellectual History Seminar
Rohit De (Yale University)
8 November 2021 - 4:00pm
Online - Zoom
Rohit De is an Associate Professor of History at Yale University and an Associate Research Scholar at Yale Law School. A lawyer and a historian of South Asia and the common law world, he is the... Read more
MEC Seminar
Ali Mirsepassi, Arash Azizi, Siavush Ranjbar Daemi
8 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
ZOOM Online Webinar
Part of the The Middle East c.1960-1980 Global and Transnational Perspectives Webinar Series (Supported by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute) Talk details: Being in Iran in the long 1970s:... Read more
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
Dr Claire Shaw (Warwick)
8 November 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Online
European Studies Seminar
Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Lenka Bustikova (Arizona State University), Jane Caplan (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Tim Vlandas (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
8 November 2021 - 5:00pm
ESC Seminar Room and online via Zoom
If you would like to attend this event in person, please register with Eventbrite. Places are limited due to our social distancing policy. ATTENDING LIVE EVENTS Attendees are asked to: Take a lateral... Read more
South Asia Seminar
Suryakant Waghmore (IIT-Bombay), Hugo Gorringe (University of Edinburgh)
9 November 2021 - 2:00pm
Online - Zoom
To register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YMnpsGBtRsyQ2ShWM8YZ5g Suryakant Waghmore and Hugo Gorringe will discuss their recent edited volume on civility in India. Democracy and its... Read more

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