Events

Upcoming Events

State Capacity: Reflections on India

Wednesday, 25 April, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Seminar room 2, ODID, Queen Elizabeth House

How does a weak post-colonial democracy develop the capacity to promote citizen well-being? The talk will explore the case of India by comparing two sub-national states – Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. The Indian state has entered an era of rapid economic growth.

Speaker(s): 
Rahul Mukherji

Nissan Seminar: Leaning Out for the Long Span: Married Japanese Salarywomen’s strategies for maintaining careers and well-being in the 2000s

Friday, 27 April, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

Abstract:

Speaker(s): 
Professor Glenda S. Roberts, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University

Film screening: Disturbing the Peace (Middle East Centre Seminar)

Friday, 27 April, 2018 - 17:00
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College

About the Film

In a world torn by conflict—in a place where the idea of peace has been abandoned—an energy of determined optimism emerges. When someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand for the dream of a free and secure world, who will stand with them?

Speaker(s): 
Introduction by Eugene Rogan (Director of the Middle East Centre, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, St Antony's College)

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: Economic Mobility, Islamic Piety and Caste: Ashrafization in Pakistani Punjab

Tuesday, 1 May, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum

Despite the non-recognition of caste identity by the Pakistani state, caste relations are a pervasive feature of everyday life, particularly in small-town and rural Pakistan.

Speaker(s): 
Muhammad Ali Jan

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Past Events

Nissan Seminar: Abe’s return: the politics and diplomacy of revival or denial?

Friday, 10 May, 2013 -
17:00 to 18:30
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford

Abe’s return: the politics and diplomacy of revival or denial?

A roundtable discussion on contemporary Japanese politics:

Ian Neary (Oxford) - The 2012 Elections

Arthur Stockwin (Oxford) - Abe’s domestic policy 2013

REES event: Sixty Years after Stalin

Thursday, 9 May, 2013 - 18:00
Waterstones, Broad Street Oxford

A debate to mark the inaugural Pushkin House Russian Book Prize. 

The Pushkin House Russian Book Prize, which is supported by Waterstones, is awarded to the best non-fiction book on Russia published in the UK in the previous year.

Free entry.

Speaker(s): 
Professor Catriona Kelly
Andrew Miller
Professor Robert Service
Chair: Oliver Ready

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