Talk: Why I Am a Hindu

Wednesday, 6 June, 2018 -
17:00 to 19:00
The Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

Shashi Tharoor served for twenty-nine years at the United Nations, rising to the post of Under-Secretary-General. He has also been Minister of State for External Affairs in India, is presently a Congress MP.

Speaker(s): 
Shashi Tharoor
Shruti Kapila (respondent)

Party, Nation-State, Empire: Re-thinking the Grammar of Chinese Governance

Thursday, 31 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
China Centre, Lecture Theatre 1

Western political scientists, regarding China as a nation-state like any other, commonly classify it as a 'party-state' and as 'authoritarian'.  Yet China’s transition to modern statehood differed from that of almost every other post-imperial or ‘new’ nation on the planet.  Drawing on new scholar

Speaker(s): 
Vivienne Shue

REES's Dr Makovicky discussing 'School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia'

Thursday, 24 May, 2018 - 15:30
Pauling Centre

Dr Nicolette Makovicky (REES) will be on the panel to discuss Dr Dace Dzenovska's new book 'School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia’.

The event will be a panel discussion on the book and the themes it raises, with the participation of:

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