Events

Upcoming Events

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: The Rohingya Exodus: Orchestrated Violence and Strategies of Survival

Tuesday, 23 January, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum

The Rohingyas violently expelled by Myanmar are not recognized as international refugees by Bangladesh. Despite lacking citizenship and the right to work, they have sought to survive through covert employment in labour markets and clientelist relations that provide protection for a price.

Speaker(s): 
Shapan Adnan

Conference: Rethinking Nationalism, Sectarianism and Ethno-Religious Mobilisation in the Middle East (Day 1)

Friday, 26 January, 2018 -
09:00 to 18:30
The Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

The first day of a three-day event generously supported by Pembroke College, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College, and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH).

Day 1 - Friday 26th January 2018

Speaker(s): 
Max Weiss (Keynote lecture)
Karin Loevy
Sarah Shields
Oren Barak
Raymond Hinnebusch
Michael Marcusa
Jerome Drevon
Michael Clark
Loubna El Amine
Kevin Mazur
Yesim Bayar
Karim Khwanda
Yaacov Yadgar (Chair)
Toby Matthiesen (Chair)
Laurent Mignon (Chair)

"Chile´s political development and its relations to Latin America". A conversation with Rolando Drago Rodríguez (Ambassador of Chile)

Friday, 26 January, 2018 -
12:45 to 14:15
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford
Rolando Drago was educated at the Universidad Técnica del Estado, the Universidad Católica de Chile and the Diplomatic Academy of Chile.
 

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Past Events

Mandarin Forum: Governing Media and Mediatized Governance: Cultural Dynamics in Contemporary Chinese Politics

Friday, 17 November, 2017 -
13:00 to 14:00
Lucina Ho Seminar Room, China Centre

The talk is based on an empirical study which compares three environmental protests that took place in China in May 2013. It explores why these three events which focused on the same issue (p-Xylene) and occurred at the same time received rather different responses from their local government.

Speaker(s): 
Yu Xin

Migration and the Ripple Effect: How Chinese Mobility Prompts African Mobility

Thursday, 16 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre Lecture Theatre

Migratory movements of one population can induce and facilitate migratory practices of another population in unintended and unexpected ways. In this talk Miriam Driessen looks at how a growing flow of Chinese migrants to Ethiopia has spawned Ethiopian labour migration to the Middle East.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Miriam Driessen

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