Events

Past Events

Easy Riders and Good Fellows: Rebellion, Masculinity, and the Market in Contemporary Chinese Fiction and Film

Thursday, 30 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre Lecture Theatre

As a so-called 'bad boy' novelist, rally-car driver, blogger and filmmaker, Han Han has been hailed as the voice of youthful rebellion since he first shot to fame in 1999 at the age of 17.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Pamela Hunt

*CANCELLED* A conversation with Guisell Morales (Ambassador of Nicaragua) 'Challenges and successes of integral development in contemporary Nicaragua'

Thursday, 30 November, 2017 -
12:45 to 14:15
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Guisell Morales is the Ambassador of Nicaragua in the United Kingdom (since 2015) and Ireland (since 2016).  He arrived to the UK in 2012 as Chargée d’Affaires.  Previously to that, she had developed a successful career as a lawyer in the public and private sector.  For example, she was Country

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

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