Hilary 2018 Term Calendar

Hilary 2018 Term Calendar

Unless otherwise stated, all events take place in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford  OX2 6HR

Week 1
Thursday 18 January, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
The New Sultan: Erdogan and the Crisis of Modern Turkey
Soner Cagaptay (Washington Institute for Near East Policy)
Discussant: Gareth Winrow (Independent Analyst on Turkey)
Chair: Ceren Lord (School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies)

Week 2
Wednesday 24 January, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
Hunger and Fury: The Crisis of Democracy in the Balkans
Jasmin Mujanović (East West Institute)
Discussant: Danijela Dolenec (University of Zagreb)
Chair: Adis Merdzanovic (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Week 3
Wednesday 31 January, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
Energy and geo-politics in Eastern Mediterranean
Constantinos Filis (Panteion University); Bill Kappis (University of Buckingham)
Chair: Ezgi Basaran (St Antony's College, Oxford)

Week 4
Wednesday 7 February, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
The Greco-German Affair in the Euro Crisis: Mutual Recognition Lost?
Kira Gartzou-Katsouyanni (LSE); Kalypso Nicolaidis (St Antony's College, Oxford); Claudia Sternberg (University College London)
​Discussants: Mehmet Karli; Adis Merdzanovic; Manolis Pratsinakis (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Chair: Jonathan Scheele (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Week 5
Wednesday 14 February, 16:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
Berlin Process: A bridge between the Western Balkans and the EU?
Panellists: 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 - CIFE); James Ker Lindsay (St Marys University, Twickenham); Andrew Page(Foreign and Commonwealth Office), Goran Svilanović (Regional Cooperation Council)
Chair: David Madden (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Week 6
Tuesday 20 February, 17:00
Greek to Me: A Memoir of Academic Life
Richard Clogg (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Discussant: Stathis Kalyvas (All Souls College, Oxford)
Chair: Peter Mackridge (St Cross College, Oxford)

Wednesday 21 February, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
(Ir)regular states of migration: Contested sovereignties on Europe’s margins
Katerina Rozakou (University of Amsterdam)
Discussant: Franck Duvell (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Chair: Manolis Pratsinakis (St Antony's College, Oxford)

Week 7
Wednesday 28 February, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
The erosion of free speech in Turkey: Why were key institutions defeated?
Kemal Göktaş (Cumhuriyet; Reuters Institute); Rıza Türmen (Former ECHR judge and former MP); Funda Ustek-Spilda (Goldsmiths University of London)
Chair: Mehmet Karlı (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Convened in association with Timothy Garton Ash and the Free Speech Debate

Week 8
Wednesday 7 March, 17:00
SEESOX Seminar Series
Rival Power: Russia and South East Europe
Dimitar Bechev (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Discussants: Roy Allison (St Antony’s College, Oxford); Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Chair: Kalypso Nicolaidis (St Antony's College, Oxford)
In association with Centre for International Studies (CIS) and Russian and East European Studies Centre (RESC)