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

Horn of Africa: Ordering the security arena: peace and conflict in the world’s most failing states

Tim Glawion (GIGA, Hamburg)
Tuesday, 7 November, 2017 - 17:00
Seminar Room, African Studies Centre, 13 Bevington Road, Oxford

The Central African Republic, Somalia, and South Sudan share the dubious honour of being ranked the world’s ‘most fragile states’ according to the last four years of the Fragile States Index.

Speaker(s): 
Tim Glawion (GIGA, Hamburg)

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: The Sweatshop Regime: Garments, Exploitation and labouring Bodies made in India

Tuesday, 7 November, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum

Based on a recent book, this presentation depicts the Indian garment sweatshop as a 'regime' of exploitation and oppression crafted by multiple actors and crossing productive and reproductive realms.

Speaker(s): 
Alessandra Mezzadri (SOAS, London)

OUPakSoc presents: An Emerging Market or a Brewing Storm: Pakistan: A conversation with Miftah Ismail

Monday, 6 November, 2017 -
18:00 to 19:00
Lecture Room XI, Brasenose College

Dr. Miftah Ismail is the Chairman of the Board of Investment Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan for Economic Affaits and he will be talking about the prospects of Pakistan being an emerging economic market.

Speaker(s): 
Miftah Ismail

Electric shadows reloaded: the post-digital animateur, shadow play and handmade cinema

Monday, 6 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:00
China Centre Lecture Theatre

In the work of an increasingly visible number of solo producers (i.e., the postdigital animateurs), the moving image is more intimately connected to the human creator/manipulator/performer, rather than the technological medium (be it the kinoeye, the film strip, or the digital software).

Speaker(s): 
Professor Paola Voci

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