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.

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


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?

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.

Muhammad Ali Jan


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.

Professor Catriona Kelly
Andrew Miller
Professor Robert Service
Chair: Oliver Ready