Part of the 'Rethinking the Contemporary: The World since the Cold War' series.
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.
Talks to mark the publication of the Bodleian book Georgia: a Cultural Journey through the Wardrop Collection by Nikoloz Aleksidze.
Professor Menon will be in conversation with Dr Sneha Krishnan.
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
Oxford Chinese Studies Society: Conversation and book-signing with Dr Roh-suan Tung (Managing Director of Balestier Press) and Taiwanese writer Chiung-yu Shih.
Mr Fergus Cochrane-Dyet, the United Kingdom High Commissioner to Zambia, presented a lunch seminar entitled “Is Britain Still Relevant to Africa?” at the African Studies Centre on Monday, 21 May.
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: