Events

Upcoming Events

African Studies Seminar: Negotiating with China: African agency and challenges

Thursday, 25 January, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

Ms Folashadé Soulé joins the African Studies evening seminars to discuss her latest paper entitled ‘Negotiating with China: African agency and challenges’. Her research challenges the assumption that African bureaucracies are passive in their relationship with China and she interrogates what can be learned from successful Africa-China projects’ negotiations.

 

Speaker(s): 
Folashadé Soulé

Conference: Rethinking Nationalism, Sectarianism and Ethno-Religious Mobilisation in the Middle East (Day 1)

Friday, 26 January, 2018 -
09:00 to 18:30
The Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

The first day of a three-day event generously supported by Pembroke College, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College, and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH).

Day 1 - Friday 26th January 2018

Speaker(s): 
Max Weiss (Keynote lecture)
Karin Loevy
Sarah Shields
Oren Barak
Raymond Hinnebusch
Michael Marcusa
Jerome Drevon
Michael Clark
Loubna El Amine
Kevin Mazur
Yesim Bayar
Karim Khwanda
Yaacov Yadgar (Chair)
Toby Matthiesen (Chair)
Laurent Mignon (Chair)

"Chile´s political development and its relations to Latin America". A conversation with Rolando Drago Rodríguez (Ambassador of Chile)

Friday, 26 January, 2018 -
12:45 to 14:15
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Rolando Drago was educated at the Universidad Técnica del Estado, the Universidad Católica de Chile and the Diplomatic Academy of Chile.
 

MEC Friday Seminar Series: Formations of the Sectarian

Friday, 26 January, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
The Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

This lecture is also the keynote address of the three-day conference on 'Nationalism, Sectarianism and Ethno-Religious Mobilisation in the Middle East' co-organised by the Middle East Centre at St Antony's, Middle East Studies within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Pembroke Colle

Speaker(s): 
Max Weiss (Princeton)
Philip Robins (Chair)

Conference: Rethinking Nationalism, Sectarianism and Ethno-Religious Mobilisation in the Middle East (Day 2)

Saturday, 27 January, 2018 -
09:30 to 17:15
The Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

The second day of a three-day event generously supported by Pembroke College, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College, and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH).

9.30-9.45 Coffee and pastries

Speaker(s): 
Henry Clements
Elvire Corboz
Vefa Erginbas
Hussein Abou Saleh
Toby Dodge
Fred Lawson
Ceren Lord
Keiko Sakai
Z. Asli Elitsoy
Yoko Uno
David Warren
Noor Zehra Zaid
Amaan Merali
Alex Henley
Hratch Tchilingirian
Anthony O'Mahony
Philip Robins (Chair)
Eugene Rogan (Chair)
Justin Jones (Chair)

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Past Events

(Post)socialisms in a Global Context

Thursday, 2 November, 2017 - 15:30
School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, 43 Banbury Road, Seminar room on the lower level

DPhil student Nikolay Erofeev from the Department of History will present a paper entitled "Agrocities: the Soviet state-led project for urbanisation of the countryside and its post-socialist transformation." Please see the abstract

Speaker(s): 
Nikolay Erofeev, Department of History (University of Oxford)

Special Event - Astor Lecture: Is There a Global History of Humanitarianism?

Tuesday, 31 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

“What motivates sympathy for people in distress in far-away places?  Is the rise of humanitarianism recent or ancient?  This lecture will explore the ways that global integration since the nineteenth century produced economic and affective ties between distant places and peoples; there has been a

Speaker(s): 
Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: Parallel Governance and the Indo-Naga Ceasefire: Evidence from Ukhrul

Tuesday, 31 October, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum

This paper (joint work with Shalaka Thakur) examines the parallel governance system that has emerged under the protracted ceasefire between the Indian government and the separatist National Socialist Council of Nagaland/Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) or NSCN(IM).

Speaker(s): 
Rajesh Venugopal (London School of Economics)

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