Events

Past Events

Nissan Seminar: CANCELLED: The early ethnolinguistic history of the Japanese archipelago

Thursday, 22 February, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

This weeks seminar has been cancelled due to illness.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Alexander Vovin, Directeur d'études, linguistique historique du Japon et de l'Asie du Nord-Est, EHESS-Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales

Unmaking China’s Development: The Function and Credibility of Institutions

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre Lecture Theatre

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?

Speaker(s): 
Peter Ho

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: My Enemy's Enemy: India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal

Tuesday, 20 February, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum

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.

Speaker(s): 
Avinash Paliwal (SOAS)

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