Past Events

Seminar in Modern Israel Studies: The Ghost of Statehood Past: The One-State-Solution, the Alawite State and the Rif Republic

Monday, 18 November, 2013 -
17:00 to 19:00
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, (SIAS), Ground Floor Seminar Room, 11 Bevington Road.
Dr Johannes Becke, Academic Visitor, Middle East Studies Programme, University of Oxford.

Imperial Dissolution and Colonial Crimes: Taiwan and the Postwar Dilemma of Japanese War Crimes

Friday, 15 November, 2013 -
17:00 to 18:30
Dahrendorf Room, Founder’s Building at St Antony’s College

Abstract: The domestic history of Taiwan has been well documented, especially since the establishment of a democratic regime in the mid 1990s and the fall of the KMT from monopolizing state power.

Dr Barak Kushner (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge)

Contemporary South Asia Seminar Series in partnership with the Department of International Development

Thursday, 14 November, 2013 -
14:00 to 16:00
Seminar Room 2, QEH, 3 Mansfield Road

Contemporary South Asia Seminar Series

"The Imperial March: The Catholic British Subjects of South Kanara across the Anglophone World, 1890-1950"

Dwayne R. Menezes, Cambridge University

The Dilemma for Rural India: Urbanisation or Village Prosperity?

Wednesday, 13 November, 2013 -
11:00 to 17:00
Wolfson College, University of Oxford

Join us to examine india's vision for her rural poor and whether urbanisation is the only route out of poverty for India's 800 million villagers.

Prof. Bob Rowthorne, Emeritus Professor of Economics (Cambridge University)
Prof. James Copestake, Professor of International Development (University of Bath)