Past Events

REES's Dr Makovicky discussing 'School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia'

Thursday, 24 May, 2018 - 15:30
Pauling Centre

Dr Nicolette Makovicky (REES) will be on the panel to discuss Dr Dace Dzenovska's new book 'School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia’.

The event will be a panel discussion on the book and the themes it raises, with the participation of:

Women's Rights Research Seminar: The Archaeology of Experience of Domestic Violence against women in Iran (Middle East Centre)

Wednesday, 23 May, 2018 - 14:00
Board Room, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College

This paper is based on a qualitative study conducted in Iran with 62 men, women and judicial officials in relation to domestic violence against women in Iran mainly in Gilan province situated in the north of Iran.

Shahla Tizro (York St John University)

South Africa Discussion Group: Patronage, power and political markets in South African municipalities

Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

CRISPIAN OLVER’S  career as liberation activist, government bureaucrat and academic has been intimately involved in South Africa’s transition to democracy and state formation process.

Crispian Olver (Author of 'How to steal a city')

Horn of Africa: Regional pastoral livestock trade and trends in the Horn of Africa

Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 -
16:00 to 17:30
African Studies Centre Seminar Room

The pastoral livestock trade in the Horn of Africa is highly dynamic. Animals are traded and moved within countries, across national borders and beyond the region for export – principally to the Middle East. The livestock trade is fluid, with changes in the direction of market flows.

Hussain Abdullahi Mahmoud (Technical University of Mombasa)

The Oxford University China-Africa Network (OUCAN) conference

Tuesday, 22 May, 2018 -
10:00 to 19:00
Lecture Theatre 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford

Oxford University China Africa Network (OUCAN) The Oxford University China-Africa Network (OUCAN) brings together scholars, graduate students and experts from the field to push forward the research pertaining political, cultural and socio-economic trends, both from a macro and a