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Cyril Foster Lecture: 'Twenty-five Years in the Search for Peace: Reflections on the Nobel Peace Prize'

Thu, 03 Mar 2016 @ 17:00

Geir Lundestad, a Norwegian historian, who until 2014 served as the director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, will deliver the 2016 Cyril Foster Lecture, 'Twenty-five Years in the Search for Peace: Reflections on the......read more

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Forthcoming Events

Feb
14

Rector's seminar: 'The 2015 General Election and the State of British Politics'

Sun, 14 Feb 2016 @ 16:30

What are the factors that influence how a Briton will behave at the poll? A discussion about the power of partisan de-alignment, class de-alignment, and negative partisanship examines how voters’ identification with......read more

Speaker: Professor Sir Ivor Crewe (Exeter alumnus (1963, PPE))

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Feb
15

Workshop: 'Towards Democracy and Reconciliation: Challenges Facing Myanmar’s Incoming Government'

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 @ 09:00

This full-day workshop will convene over a dozen UK experts on Myanmar, drawn from academic, advocacy, and activist communities. Presenters will focus on the challenges facing the incoming NLD government, identifying......read more

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Feb
15

'What makes Poland special: Polish Nationalism in Comparative Context'

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

POMP ANNUAL KOŁAKOWSKI LECTURE 2016.
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Speaker: John Connelly (University of California, Berkeley)

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Feb
15

‘The Russian middle class: agent of democracy or bastion of the status-quo?’

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

This is an advanced seminar series supported by DPIR, the management committee of Russian and East European Studies, and the Harry Shukman Seminar fund. (created in Harry’s memory by Fay and Geoffrey Elliott)
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Speaker: Cameron Ross (University of Dundee)

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Feb
15

Re-scheduled event: ‘State building in the midst of civil war: the case of Syria’

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

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Speaker: Dr Karin von Hippel (Director General, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI); former co-director, Post-Conflict Reconstruction Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS))

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Feb
15

'An Ethics Code for Bankers?'

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

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Speaker: Robert Mass (Goldman Sachs)

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Feb
15
Feb
16

'Fear, Disgust and Contempt: Anatomy of Political Passions'

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 @ 12:30

ESC Visiting Academics’ Seminar Series.
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Speaker: Karolina Wigura (POMP Fellow, St Antony’s College)

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Feb
16

'The Power of Brexit Arguments: A Survey Experiment of the Impact of Economic, Cultural and Political Arguments on Support for Leaving/Remaining in the EU'

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 @ 12:30

Sandwiches will be served! (co-authored with Matthew Goodwin and Mark Pickup) Abstract: What arguments will be most powerful in shaping public opinion in the referendum on Britain’s EU membership? To answer this......read more

Speaker: Professor Simon Hix (Harold Laski Professor of Political Science, LSE)

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Feb
16

'Conflict Capital'

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 @ 13:00

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Speaker: Christine Cheng (Kings College London)

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Feb
16

'Mechanism of oppression, Dalits and legal developments in India'

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 @ 14:00

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Speaker: Dag Erik Berg (Göttingen)

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Feb
16

'Is the 21st century Asia's?'

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

The International Political Economy of East Asia Seminar Series. Asian Studies Centre Event.  
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Speaker: Danny Quah (Professor of Economics and International Development, LSE; Director, Southeast Asia Centre, LSE))

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Feb
16

Book launch: 'Civil Resistance in the Arab Spring: Triumphs and Disasters'

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

St Antony’s College Middle East Centre Event.
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Speakers: Adam Roberts, Michael Willis (Middle East Centre), Rory McCarthy (DPhil candidate, Oxford University) and Timothy Garton Ash (European Studies Centre)

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Feb
17

'Refugees, economics, geopolitics: AKP’s handling of Turkey’s multiple crises'

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

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Speaker: Ziya Meral (Centre for Historical Anlaysis and Conflict Research, Sandhurst)

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Feb
17

'Latin America Confronts the United States: Asymmetry and Influence'

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

North American Studies Seminar Series.
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Speaker: Tom Long (Reading)

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Feb
17

'Revolutionary Rebels and the “Marxist Paradox”'

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 @ 17:15

Violent Non-State Groups Seminars.
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Speaker: Stathis Kalyvas (Yale University)

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Feb
18

'Children’s rights and the vulnerability of childhood'

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 @ 12:30

Lunchtime Speaker Series: Safeguarding and Enforcing Children’s Rights (Mondays & Thursdays, in the Manor Road Building) Please join us for lunch-time discussions with prominent scholars and experts in the field.   ...read more

Speaker: Jonathan Herring (Professor of Law, University of Oxford)

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Feb
18

'Commercial Diplomacy and Political Risk'

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 @ 12:30

Discussant: Catherine Laporte-Oshiro (University) A sandwich lunch will be available at the session and is booked according to numbers. If you would like to order lunch for this session, please reply to......read more

Speaker: Geoffrey Gertz (St Anne’s)

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Feb
18

'Continuity or Change? Polish Foreign Policy after the 2015 National Elections'

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

Discussant: Gerhard Gnauck (“Die Welt” correspondent).
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Speaker: Krzysztof Szczerski (Secretary of State, Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland)

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Feb
18

Book Launch: 'Emotional Diplomacy : Official Emotion on the International Stage' by Prof Todd Hall

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

Prof Todd Hall will discuss his recently published book, Emotional Diplomacy : Official Emotion on the International Stage.  The book explores the politics of officially expressed emotion within international relations,......read more

Speaker: Todd H. Hall

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Feb
18

China Centre Seminar (title to be confirmed)

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

For more information on the speaker, visit: http://www.sciencespo.fr/ceri/en/users/stephaniebalme
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Speaker: Prof Stephanie Balme (Sciences Po)

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Feb
19

'British politics – a view from Italy’ (tbc)

Fri, 19 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

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Speaker: Marco Varvello (bureau chief, London, RAI Television)

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Feb
22

‘Framing, fabricating and leveraging protest: how Russian state media manipulate public discontent’

Mon, 22 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

This is an advanced seminar series supported by DPIR, the management committee of Russian and East European Studies, and the Harry Shukman Seminar fund. (created in Harry’s memory by Fay and Geoffrey Elliott)
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Speaker: Tomila Lankina (London School of Economics & Political Science)

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Feb
22

'Contested Multilateralism and World Order'

Mon, 22 Feb 2016 @ 17:15

Astor Visiting Lectureship organised by the Blavatnik School of Government.  Location: Lecture Theatre 1, Blavatnik School of Government. Registration required to attend this event. To register please visit:......read more

Speaker: Robert Keohane (Professor of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University)

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Feb
24

'Yugoslavia: lessons for Syria conflict resolution' by Lt Gen Jonathon Riley and Prof Richard Caplan

Wed, 24 Feb 2016 @ 20:00

This is a joint event between the Oxford Martin School and The Oxford International Relations Society (IRSoC) Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley, author and historian, and Professor Robert Caplan, Professor of......read more

Speakers: Richard Caplan, Lieutenant-General Jonathon Riley (author and historian)

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Feb
25

‘Fear and Loathing in Luton: The Place of Collective Freedoms in a Democracy'

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

A series of four public seminars exploring the balance between security and civil and political liberties.
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Speaker: Karma Nabulsi

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Feb
25

'Why we have to re-think peacebuilding’

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

Post-Conflict State Building: Practitioners’ Perspectives Hilary term seminar series, Thursdays (even weeks), Seminar Room G, 5-6:30pm  
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Speaker: Michael van der Schulenburg (Former Executive Representative of the UN Secretary-General to Sierra Leone (UNIPSIL); former Principal Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General to Iraq (UNAMI))

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Feb
26

'The Politics of Fed Power: the 2008 crisis'

Fri, 26 Feb 2016 @ 12:30

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Speaker: Larry Jacobs (University of Minnesota)

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Feb
29

'Making Sense of Israeli-African Relations'

Mon, 29 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

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Speaker: Naomi Chazan (Professor emerita, Hebrew University and former Deputy Speaker of the Knesset); Yossi Melman (Jerusalem Post writer on intelligence and strategic affairs formerly with Haaretz)

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Feb
29

‘An odd type of “rubber stamp”: intra-executive policy conflict in the Russian State Duma’

Mon, 29 Feb 2016 @ 17:00

This is an advanced seminar series supported by DPIR, the management committee of Russian and East European Studies, and the Harry Shukman Seminar fund. (created in Harry’s memory by Fay and Geoffrey Elliott)
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Speaker: Ben Noble

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Mar
02

’Easter 1916: Politics, Poetry and History in Revolutionary Ireland’

Wed, 02 Mar 2016 @ 18:30

Professors Paseta, McDonald and Doyle reflect on the 100th Anniversary of the Easter Rising as a historical, literary and political event. More information about the Professors on the panel: Professor Senia Paseta,......read more

Speakers: David Doyle, Professor Senia Paseta (Tutorial Fellow in History); Professor Peter McDonald (Tutorial Fellow in English)

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Mar
03

Cyril Foster Lecture: 'Twenty-five Years in the Search for Peace: Reflections on the Nobel Peace Prize'

Thu, 03 Mar 2016 @ 17:00

Geir Lundestad, a Norwegian historian, who until 2014 served as the director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, will deliver the 2016 Cyril Foster Lecture, 'Twenty-five Years in the Search for Peace: Reflections on the......read more

Speaker: Geir Lundestad (Norwegian historian, former director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute)

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Mar
03

‘What does the failure of the Lords Bill 2012 tell us about the British Constitution?’

Thu, 03 Mar 2016 @ 17:30

Constitutional Studies Lecture. Registration is required to attend this event. To register please visit: www.jessenorman.eventbrite.co.uk On Thursday, March 3rd (7th week) at 5.30 p.m., Jesse Norman, MP for Hereford......read more

Speaker: Jesse Norman (MP for Hereford and South Herefordshire)

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Mar
04

'Sons-of-the-Soil Conflict in Africa: Institutional Determinants of Politicized Ethnicity'

Fri, 04 Mar 2016 @ 12:30

Venue: Seminar Room 3, Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter Jointly supported by Blavatnik School of Government, Department of Politics and International Relations, and Nuffield College.
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Speaker: Catherine Boone (London School of Economics)

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Mar
07

‘Fathers, sons, and grandsons: generational changes and regime trajectory in Russia’

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 @ 17:00

This is an advanced seminar series supported by DPIR, the management committee of Russian and East European Studies, and the Harry Shukman Seminar fund. (created in Harry’s memory by Fay and Geoffrey Elliott)
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Speaker: Vladimir Gelman (European University at St Petersburg)

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Mar
08

'Trading with the enemy: the making of U.S. export control policy toward the People's Republic of China'

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 @ 17:00

The International Political Economy of East Asia Seminar Series. Asian Studies Centre Event.
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Speaker: Hugo Meijer (Lecturer in Defence Studies, King’s College London; Research Associate, Sciences-Po-CERI)

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Mar
08

London Review of Books Roundtable on ‘Freedom and Counter Terror in the Community’

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 @ 17:00

A series of four public seminars exploring the balance between security and civil and political liberties.
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Mar
10

'Going, Going, Gone? Varieties of Dissent and Leader Exit'

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 @ 12:30

A sandwich lunch is provided for those who book in advance with Andrew Melling (andrew.melling@politics.ox.ac.uk) ------------------------------------- This talk is part of the DPIR's new seminar series; 'The......read more

Speaker: Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (University of Essex)

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Mar
10

'Peace Building – do criminal trials serve a purpose?’

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 @ 17:00

Hilary term seminar series, Thursdays (even weeks), Seminar Room G, 5-6:30pm  
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Speaker: Sir Geoffrey Nice, QC (Lead Prosecutor in the trial of Slobodan Milosevic, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY))

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Apr
11

'Oxford Spring School in Social Science Research Methods'

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 @ 09:00

The newly-relaunched Oxford Spring School offers a five day course, 11 – 15 April 2016, in quantitative and qualitative methods for social scientists. Students from universities across the UK and abroad will have the......read more

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Apr
11

'Building European Solidarity After War’

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 @ 14:30

Discussant: Mario Del Pero (Sciences Po). Seminar series ‘Histoire de l’Europe: un devoir d’inventaire” Seminar on Solidarité européennes (18e-20e siècles) Venue: Centre d’Histoire de Sciences Po, Salle de traité....read more

Speaker: Professor Patricia Clavin (History, Oxford)

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