Past Events

Modern South Asian Studies Seminar: Ambivalence, Ambiguity and Alienation: Making Sense of 'Tension' in North India

Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum

How can we understand 'tension', the experience of rigidity that often underpins systemic structures of domination, epistemic violence as well as physical aggression in South Asia?

Raphael Susewind (KCL)

Latin American Centre Seminars: Academic Entrepreneurs, Public Policy and the Growth of Latin American Studies in Britain During the Cold War

Friday, 9 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
LAC Seminar Room, 1 Church Walk, Oxford

Rory Miller is Honorary Fellow in International Business History at the University of Liverpool.  He was Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies between 1999 and 2002 and subsequently Reader in the Management School there.

Rory Miller, University of Liverpool

Nissan Seminar: Making Films in Japan

Friday, 9 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre

Making Films in Japan – Writer, Director and Producer John Williams will talk about his experiences making three award-winning Japanese-language feature films, Firefly Dreams (Ichiban Utsukushii Natsu, 2001), Starfish Hotel (2007) and Sado Tempest

Economic Partnership between China and Europe: Reality, Possibility or Yesterday's Story?

Thursday, 8 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre Lecture Theatre

China and Europe have become much closer in economic terms over the past four decades but in spite of extraordinary growth in two-way trade and investment flows, and a proliferation of dialogues on policy, the EU-China Strategic Partnership (2003) has proved to be a disappointment.

John Farnell