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Past Events

SIAS Careers Day

Tuesday, 14 March, 2017 -
15:00 to 17:00
The Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) is hosting a Careers Day on Tuesday 14th March in the Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre. The event will feature alumni guest speakers from SIAS and a talk by Mike Moss from the Careers Service.

Mike Moss (Oxford Careers Service)
Babak Moussavi (MSc Contemporary India, 2014) Thought Leadership Research Specialist for Accenture
Sarah Covington (MSc African Studies, 2012) Senior Research Analyst and Deputy Head, Sahel & West Africa Team, FCO
James Tunningley (MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies, 2015) RUSI/Civil Service fast-track, Director, Young China Watchers
Josh Toohey (MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies, 2016) commercial risk analyst

Panel Event: Status Seeking in World Politics: India, Russia and China in Comparative Perspective

Tuesday, 14 March, 2017 -
13:30 to 15:00
The Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford

In this panel session, Professor Rajesh Basrur and Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada, authors of the forthcoming book Rising India: Status and Power, present theoretical and empirical insights from their study of India’s status in contemporary world politics, the first substantial work to char

Prof. Rajesh Basrur, NTU, Singapore; Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada, Area Studies, Oxford; Prof. Roy Allison, Area Studies, Oxford; Prof. Rosemary Foot, DPIR, Oxford

Warsaw-Krakow-Oxford Joint Conference

Thursday, 9 March, 2017 -
09:30 to 12:30
Ground Floor Seminar Room, 11 Bevington Road

The Contemporary South Asia Studies Programme welcomes academics from the University of Warsaw and the Jagiellonian University, Krakow to share their recent research.

Barbara Kratiuk
Marcin Grabowski
Jakub Zajaczowski
Dorota Heidrich
Matthew McCartney
Kate Sullivan de Estrada
George Kunnath

South Asia Seminar: The Unmaking of an Imperial Army: The Indian Army in World War II

Tuesday, 7 March, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:30
The Pavilion Room, St Antony's College

How are soldiers made? Why do they fight? Military sociology and history consider these questions Eurocentrically, with the armies of Western nation-states. Soldiers of Empire rethinks relations between armed forces and society with Indian, British and African troops in World War II.

Tarak Barkawi