This weeks seminar has been cancelled due to illness.
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?
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.
Come and discuss Indian labour!
International History of East Asia seminar.
Hao Chen, University of Cambridge: ‘Contesting Representational Legitimacy in Hong Kong: the Chinese Nationalist, Communist and the “Third Force”, 1949-1962.’
The speaker’s new book provides a comprehensive account of the mysterious story of Pakistan’s attempt to develop nuclear weapons in the face of severe odds.