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.
Maria A. Gwynn, Blavatnik School of Government and University College
Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College, Oxford.
On 7th - 8th March 2018, St Antony’s College, with the support of The Antonian Fund and Russian and East European Studies, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies is hosting the conference "Ukraine: Hope for the future, or land of lost opportunity?"
This talk ascribes the distinctive character of the Horn (taken to encompass Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia and Somaliland) firstly to its topography, and secondly to its place as the region least affected by colonial logics of state formation.
This event marks the UK-India Year of Culture, which will be celebrated in the Oxford Town Hall on 24 January with the award-winning Indian play, Yugpurush: Mahatma's Mahatma, on the relationship between Mahatma Gandhi and his mentor, Shrimad Rajchandra.
Social scientists study phenomena in which people play a fundamental role: the economy, law, the internet, Brexit, and so on. People can generally do whatever they like, and so their behaviour is not governed by rules in the same way as the phenomena studied by physicists and chemists.
Missionary Christianity in Kerala, contrary to the received notions in social sciences, offered a new language of internal deliberations to Dalits and provided them agency different from their position in the traditional caste society.
Are the US and China destined to fall into a “Thucydides trap” of power transitions leading to great power conflict? This study explores the psychological processes that underlie US-China relations today.