This event is a panel discussion with speakers: Aulikki Nahkola (Wolfson College, Oxford), Philip Bullock (Wadham College, Oxford) and the novel's translator Oliver Ready (St. Antony's College, Oxford).
The Chair will be Andrei Zorin (New College, Oxford).
Lecture Theatre 1 & Wordsworth Tea Room, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU
Jointly curated by the University of Oxford China Centre and Chongqing Library, “Twin Cities under Attack: London and Chongqing during World War Two (1937-1945)” documents the painful experiences of the two wartime capitals being heavily bombed by Germany and Japan respectively during WWII and th
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the Film
In a world torn by conflict—in a place where the idea of peace has been abandoned—an energy of determined optimism emerges. When someone is willing to disturb the status quo and stand for the dream of a free and secure world, who will stand with them?
Introduction by Eugene Rogan (Director of the Middle East Centre, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, St Antony's College)
How does a weak post-colonial democracy develop the capacity to promote citizen well-being? The talk will explore the case of India by comparing two sub-national states – Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. The Indian state has entered an era of rapid economic growth.
Most writing on the black press in South African history views Umteteli wa Bantu, established in 1920 and funded by the Native Recruitment Corporation, as a signal for African loss of editorial independence, punting moderate African views in reaction to the more radical news available in newspape