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Past Events

South Asia Anthropologists Group conference: 'Struggles for Autonomy'

Wednesday, 5 September, 2018 - 09:30 to Thursday, 6 September, 2018 - 17:00
New Seminar Room, Canterbury Quad, St John's College
Mustafa Ahmad Khan (SOAS)
Jon Galton (SOAS)
Munna Sannaki (HCU)
Mazhar Abbas (Shanghai)
Matjaz Pinter (Maynooth)
Salman Hussain (Max Planck)
Arun Rasiah (Holy Names)
Najeeb VR (JNU)
Chiara Arnavas (LSE)
Aditi Saraf (Munich)
Hosna Shewly (VU Amsterdam)
Megnaa Mehtta (LSE)
Thom Herzmark (LSE)
Mauve Letang (Sorbonne)
Arthur Cessou (EHESS)

Talk by Chairman Stan Shih on Si-nnovation Island & Eastern Si-vilization

Tuesday, 26 June, 2018 -
14:30 to 15:30
Said Business School (Lecture Theatre 4), Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HP

Chairman Shih will talk about Taiwan’s role as the manufacturing centre of the global Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry. He will discuss the future of this industry and what is Taiwan’s next step.

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.

Shashi Tharoor
Shruti Kapila (respondent)

Nissan Seminar: A one-day conference on Compressed Development in Asia and Beyond

Friday, 18 May, 2018 -
09:00 to 18:00
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

This one-day conference features three co-authors of the book manuscript Compressed Development (nearing completion, to be published by Oxford University Press), as well as a diverse set of commentators and critics from Oxford and other institutions.