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

Latin American Centre Seminars: Business-State Relations in Brazil: the Challenges of Institutional Modernisation

Tuesday, 14 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

The main argument presented is that institutional modernisation is a slow and incremental process in Brazil. It draws on research recently published in Business-State Relations in Brazil: Challenges of the Port Reform Lobby (Routledge, New York, 2017).

Speaker(s): 
Mahrukh Doctor, University of Hull

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: Tracing Conscience in Time of War: Archiving a History of Dissent in Sri Lanka 1960s to 2000s

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

This talk is a progress report from the midpoint in a 5-year comparative project on the Anthropology of Conscience, Ethics and Human Rights.

Speaker(s): 
Johnathan Spencer (University of Edinburgh)

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