Events

Upcoming Events

AfriSoc 60th Anniversary - Pan Africanism: Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future

Saturday, 2 June, 2018 -
14:00 to 16:00
Investcorp Building, St Antony's College, Oxford

The Oxford University Africa Society focuses on African affairs at the University of Oxford. It seeks to set the agenda for the future of the African Continent by providing a platform for students hailing from or interested in Africa to critically engage.

Speaker(s): 
Ambassador Abena Busia
Prof. Patricia Daley
Dr. Tunde Oseni
Dr. Simukai Chigudu
Prof. Kole Omotoṣo (keynote speaker)

Elliott Lecture - From Cold War to Hot Peace: an American ambassador in Putin's Russia

Monday, 4 June, 2018 - 17:00
Investcorp Auditorium, St Antony's

Michael McFaul is Professor of Political Science, Director and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He joined the Stanford faculty in 1995.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Michael McFaul (Freeman Spogli Instiute for International Studies & Hoover Institution)

Oxford Africa Annual Lecture: African Studies Centre Annual Lecture 2018 - 'The African rising narrative - where now?' - CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances

Friday, 8 June, 2018 -
17:00 to 19:00
Investcorp Building, St Antony's College, Oxford

We sincerely regret to inform you that the Annual Lecture has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

 

Speaker(s): 
Prof. Paul Zeleza (Vice-Chancellor, United States International University-Africa)

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Past Events

Nissan Seminar: CANCELLED: The early ethnolinguistic history of the Japanese archipelago

Thursday, 22 February, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

This weeks seminar has been cancelled due to illness.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Alexander Vovin, Directeur d'études, linguistique historique du Japon et de l'Asie du Nord-Est, EHESS-Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales

Unmaking China’s Development: The Function and Credibility of Institutions

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre Lecture Theatre

Why would the removal of authoritarian institutions in some developing countries lead to sustained socio-economic crisis, while others experience explosive growth despite 'persisting' informal, insecure and rent-seeking institutional arrangements?

Speaker(s): 
Peter Ho

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum

The archetype of ‘my enemy’s enemy is my friend’, India’s political and economic presence in Afghanistan is often viewed as a Machiavellian ploy aimed against Pakistan.

Speaker(s): 
Avinash Paliwal (SOAS)

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