Events

Past Events

Masculine Compromise: The Impact of Migration on Family and Gender Relations in China

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

This presentation examines how rural-to-urban migration changes family and gender dynamics, with a particular focus on men and masculinity.  It shows how migration has forced migrant men to renegotiate their roles as lovers, husbands, fathers, and sons.

Speaker(s): 
Susanne Choi Yuk Ping

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: Violence, Rents and Investment: Explaining Growth Divergence in South Asia

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

Why have growth rates have dramatically diverged between India and Pakistan since the 1990s, when their economic and political institutions have increasingly converged?

Speaker(s): 
Adnan A. Naseemullah (KCL)

Conference: Rethinking Nationalism, Sectarianism and Ethno-Religious Mobilisation in the Middle East (Day 3)

Sunday, 28 January, 2018 -
09:30 to 16:00
The Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

The final day of a three-day event generously supported by Pembroke College, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College, and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH).  PLEASE NOTE THAT DAYS 2 and 3 OF

Speaker(s): 
Teije Hidde Donker
Fiona McCallum
Yasuyuki Matsunaga
Sule Can
Maria Kastrinou
Fouad Marei
Gaetan du Roy
Marina Calculli
Hiroko Miyokawa
Dylan O'Driscoll
Michael Willis
Alex Henley (Chair)
Walter Armbrust (Chair)
Ahmed Al Shahi (Chair)

Conference: Rethinking Nationalism, Sectarianism and Ethno-Religious Mobilisation in the Middle East (Day 2)

Saturday, 27 January, 2018 -
09:30 to 17:15
The Harold Lee Room, Pembroke College

The second day of a three-day event generously supported by Pembroke College, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the Middle East Centre at St Antony's College, and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH).  PLEASE NOTE THAT DAYS 2 and 3 OF

Speaker(s): 
Henry Clements
Elvire Corboz
Vefa Erginbas
Hussein Abou Saleh
Toby Dodge
Ceren Lord
Keiko Sakai
Z. Asli Elitsoy
Yoko Uno
David Warren
Noor Zehra Zaid
Amaan Merali
Alex Henley
Hratch Tchilingirian
Anthony O'Mahony
Philip Robins (Chair)
Eugene Rogan (Chair)
Justin Jones (Chair)

MEC Friday Seminar Series: Formations of the Sectarian

Friday, 26 January, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
The Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

This lecture is also the keynote address of the three-day conference on 'Nationalism, Sectarianism and Ethno-Religious Mobilisation in the Middle East' co-organised by the Middle East Centre at St Antony's, Middle East Studies within the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Pembroke Colle

Speaker(s): 
Max Weiss (Princeton)
Philip Robins (Chair)

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