Events

Upcoming Events

Oxford Conference: Ukraine: Hope for the future, or land of lost opportunity?

Wednesday, 7 March, 2018 - 09:00 to Thursday, 8 March, 2018 - 13:00
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?"

Latin American History Seminar: The Botanist of the King: Pehr Löfling and the Royal Botanical Expedition of New Granada during the Eighteenth Century

Thursday, 8 March, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Manuel Lucena Giraldo is Research Scientist in the Spanish Council for Scientific Research and Professor of Humanities in IE Business School/IE University.

Speaker(s): 
Manuel Lucena Giraldo, Spanish National Research Council/IE University, Spain

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Past Events

Film Screening: 9 Years of Displacement

Film Screening: 9 Years of Displacement
Wednesday, 29 November, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:30
Syndicate Room, St Antony's College

This film,  Nine Years of Displacement, deals with the aftermath of Georgia-Russian War of 2008. It takes a close look at the Tserovani Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Settlement, and how people’s lives have changed since losing their homes to Russian forces.

Speaker(s): 
Mr Tornike Koplatadze

Latin American Centre Seminars: The expansion of refugee protection in Latin America: Understanding the importance of ideological paradigms for policy change

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

In recent years the UNHCR has hailed Latin America as the new avant-garde of generous refugee protection. Is there evidence for significant liberalization of refugee legislation in the region and how can it be explained?

Speaker(s): 
Luisa Feline Freier, Universidad del Pacífico (Peru)

Nissan Seminar: Japan and Brexit

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre

His Excellency Koji Tsuruoka, Japanese Ambassador to the UK will give a talk entitled Japan and Brexit.

Discussant: Sir Ivan Rogers, formerly Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the European Union

Blockbusters, Biennales and Market Economy: the Global Spin of Chinese Contemporary Art

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:00
China Centre Lecture Theatre

This lecture will draw on Francesco Dal Lago’s personal experiences as a participant in the Beijing (and Chinese) art scene during the late 1980s and early 1990s and the way this led her to a career in Art History with a focus on 20th century China.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Francesca Dal Lago

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: The Political Economy of Business-State Deals in Indian States

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum

India has historically performed badly in the World Bank’s Doing Business Indicators and a key objective of the current Indian government is about improving de jure rules around investment decisions so as to facilitate economic growth.

Speaker(s): 
Kunal Sen (Manchester University)

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