Women, Politics and Democracy in Brazil - Lecture by President Dilma Rousseff

Monday, 7 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Investcorp Building, St Antony's College

Dilma Rousseff was elected President of Brazil in 2010, becoming the first woman to hold the office. She was reelected in 2014. Previously, she served as Minister of Energy and then Presidential Chief of Staff to President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (2003-2010).

Horn of Africa: Support or subvert? Assessing devolution's effect on central power during Kenya's 2017 presidential rerun

Tuesday, 8 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
African Studies Centre Seminar Room

Devolution introduced new local-level political offices in order to transform Kenyan politics by reducing the high stakes around the presidential race.

Speaker(s): 
Hannah Waddilove (University of Warwick)

Mandarin Forum

Friday, 18 May, 2018 -
13:00 to 14:00
Seminar Room 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building

Based on a two-month field study in Shandong Province, the talk focuses on the customary protection of the environment and countermeasures against environmental pollution  adopted by grassroots ENGOs.

Speaker(s): 
 Coraline Goron 

The Trajectory from Tongzhi Literature to the BL World

Wednesday, 16 May, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:00
Lecture Theatre 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU

Oxford Seminar on Visual Culture in Modern and Contemporary China   With his expertise on 'tongzhi' ('LGBT' in Chinese) in Taiwanese literature, Dr Ta-wei Chi will discuss how Taiwanese society’s understanding of tongzhi subculture has relied heavily on the act o

Speaker(s): 
Dr Ta-wei Chi

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