Events

Upcoming Events

Nissan Seminar: Writing an “International” Cuisine in Japan: Murai Gensai’s 1903 Culinary Novel Kuidōraku

Thursday, 1 March, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Speaker(s): 
Eric C. Rath, Toyota Visiting Professor, Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan and Professor of the History Department, University of Kansas

African Studies Seminar: 'The politics of things’: digital media, urban space and the materiality of civic engagement

Thursday, 1 March, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

‘The politics of things’ refers to the way in which objects and physical spaces remain crucial to political communication in a digital age as well as to the manner in which objects such as clothing and the built environment become politicized in particular contexts.

Speaker(s): 
Wendy Willems (London School of Economics)

Latin American History Seminar: Spanish American Conversations about the Portuguese Empire (16th and 17th centuries)

Thursday, 1 March, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Giuseppe Marcocci is Associate Professor in Iberian History (European and Extra-European, 1450-1800), Exeter College. His main research interests lie at the intersection of politics, culture and religion across the early modern Iberian world.

Speaker(s): 
Giuseppe Marcocci, Exeter College

Latin American Centre Seminars: The International Politics of Renewable Energy: Paraguay and the Itaipu Treaty

Friday, 2 March, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Maria A. Gwynn is a Global Leaders Fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and a Research Fellow at University College, Oxford. She was formerly a postdoctoral research fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.

Speaker(s): 
Maria A. Gwynn, Blavatnik School of Government and University College

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Past Events

Latin American History Seminar: Entangled History: The Hispanic-Anglosphere (late 18th - early 20th centuries)

Thursday, 9 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Graciela Iglesias-Rogers is currently principal investigator of the AHRC-funded project  ‘The Hispanic-Anglosphere: transnational networks, global communities (late 18th-20th centuries)’ in partnership with the National Trust (Tyntesfield).  She is Senior Lecturer in Modern Europ

Speaker(s): 
Graciela Iglesias-Rogers, University of Winchester

African Studies Seminar: Economic globalisation, poverty and human trafficking in Nigeria

Daisy Onyige (Oxford)
Thursday, 9 November, 2017 - 17:00
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

This paper seeks to give an exposé on the association between economic globalisation poverty, and human trafficking in Nigeria. It asks the questions; do global economic inequalities facilitate trafficking in persons in Nigeria?  Does globalisation boost development or worsen gender inequality?

Speaker(s): 
Daisy Onyige (Oxford)

Georgian Seminar Series: The Construction of Royal/Imperial Authority in Georgia and Byzantium in the Age of Davit IV and Alexios I Komnenos, ca. 1081–1125

Thursday, 9 November, 2017 - 17:00
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College, University of Oxford

The end of the eleventh century was a turbulent period that witnessed a serious geostrategic reconfiguration of the Byzantine and Caucasian political maps.

Speaker(s): 
Sandro Nikolaishvili (Ph.D. Candidate, Central European University, Budapest)

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