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1 Creative Commons Contesting the Liberal Order? China Rising in a World Not of Its Own Making Yongjin Zhang speaks at St Antony's College on 8 November 2016 Yongjin Zhang 08 Dec 2017
2 Avi Shlaim - A Jordanian Perspective on Israel Prof. Avi Shlaim reviews the history of the Jordanian-Israeli relations, and considers how Israel is viewed and understood from the Jordanian side Avi Shlaim, Yaacov Yadgar 29 Nov 2017
3 Soft War: The Ethics on Unarmed Conflict Soft war tactics, including cyber-warfare and economic sanctions, propaganda and non-violent resistance are of increasing importance but largely unexplored in just war theory. This talk illuminates this neglected aspect of international conflict. Michael L. Gross 26 Oct 2017
4 The End of Peace and Optimism: Assessing the Changing Character of War A 'deliberately provocative' assessment of contemporary conflict. Rob Johnson 16 Oct 2017
5 Creative Commons The Sino-Thais' Right Turn towards China Kasian Tejapira gives a keynote lecture at the 2017 EuroSEAS conference Kasian Tejapira 04 Oct 2017
6 The Responsibility to Protect in a Time of Trump: Can Human Protection Weather the Storm? Professor Alex Bellamy (University of Queensland) discusses new challenges for implementing Responsibility to Protect (R2P) principles in the current age. Richard Caplan, Alex Bellamy 09 Dec 2016
7 Creative Commons Diplomacy: The First Line of Defence James Kidner gives a talk for the Changing Character of War programme seminar series. James Kidner 05 Jul 2016
8 'A Feminist Voyage Through International Relations' Professor Emerita J. Ann Tickner (University of Southern California) delivers a lecture on the role of feminist theory in the field of international relations. J. Ann Tickner, Andrew Hurrell 22 Jun 2016
9 Creative Commons 'The Case for Offshore Balancing' with John Mearsheimer Professor John J. Mearsheimer (University of Chicago) presents the conclusions of his latest article published in 'Foreign Affairs' on offshore balancing. John J. Mearsheimer, Duncan Snidal, Ulrike Franke 22 Jun 2016
10 Creative Commons 'Poland: Internationalism, Nationalism and Challenges of the International Environment' President of the Stefan Batory Foundation Aleksander Smolar discusses nationalism and internationalism in contemporary Poland Aleksander Smolar, Stephen Whitefield 16 May 2016
11 Creative Commons The Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula in the Global Cold War Dr Toby Matthiesen, Senior Research Fellow in International Relations of the Middle East, Middle East Centre, gives lecture at Middle East Centre, St Antony's College on 22nd January 2016. Toby Matthiesen 26 Jan 2016
12 Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China Sheila Smith (Council on Foreign Relations) gives a talk for the Asian Studies Centre on 24th November 2015. Sheila A Smith 08 Dec 2015
13 'How to Study Global IR?' Roundtable: Can the Study of IR be De-centred? Much work has been done to pluralize and relativize the study of IR, but where does this agenda go next? Nora Fisher Onar, Basak Kale, Andrew Hurrell, Kalypso Nicolaidis 16 Sep 2015
14 'How to Study Global IR?' Session 3: Re-thinking the Research Agenda for East Asian IR Much work has been done to pluralize and relativize the study of IR, but where does this agenda go next? Rosemary Foot, Mingde Wang 16 Sep 2015
15 'How to Study Global IR?' Session 2: The Global Study of Political Ideas Much work has been done to pluralize and relativize the study of IR, but where does this agenda go next? Rahul Rao, Martin Pioch, Laurence Whitehead 16 Sep 2015
16 'How to Study Global IR?' Session 1: The Global Study of IR Much work has been done to pluralize and relativize the study of IR, but where does this agenda go next? Amitav Acharya, Fleur Huijskens, Andrew Hurrell 16 Sep 2015
17 Creative Commons Arctic War or Arctic Peace? Are international relations in the Arctic really that different from those in other regions – and if so, why? Michael Byers 01 Sep 2015
18 Creative Commons 'The Resurgence of Identity Politics' Session 3: The Role of Identity in International and Regional Relations The launch of the tenth edition of St Antony’s International Review includes panels and presentations on the theme of the resurgence of identity politics. Bettina Schorr, Erika Harris, Emily Tamkin, Kalypso Nicolaidis 01 Sep 2015
19 Anglo-American Relations - The Ambassador John J. Louis Jr. Lecture 2015 The Chancellor of Oxford University, Lord Patten of Barnes, CH, delivers the RAI’s inaugural Ambassador John J. Louis Jr. Lecture in Anglo-American Relations Chris Patten 27 May 2015
20 The ICC and 'Non'-Sense Non-State Parties, Non-Interventions and Non-Targets Dr. Mark Kersten gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 9th February 2015 at 5pm Mark Kersten 26 May 2015
21 Creative Commons Unlike Minds: Ideology, Political Violence and Armed Conflict Dr. Jonathan Leader Maynard gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 26 January 2015 at 5pm Jonathan Leader Maynard 26 May 2015
22 Creative Commons The Downward Spiral of Japan's Relations with China since 2012 Dr Taku Tamaki, Loughborough University, gives a talk for the Nissan Centre for Japanese Studies seminar series. Taku Tamaki 01 Dec 2014
23 Barnett House Centenary Reunion Weekend Keynote Lecture Magdalena Sepulveda, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, gives the keynote lecture for the Department of Social Policy and intervention Barnet House Centenary Weekend. Magdalena Sepulveda 14 Jul 2014
24 Towards modular regionalism in Latin America? Dr Gian Luca Gardini (University of Bath) gives a talk foe the Latin American Centre seminar series Gian Luca Gardini 15 Feb 2014
25 Creative Commons Hassan Rohani's Strategy to Avoid War Thomas Flichy reflects on the current politics of Iran and its role in the wider region. Thomas Flichy de la Neuville 13 Nov 2013
26 Spain and Europe, Old Myths and New Realities W.H.Auden described Spain as "...that arid square, that fragment nipped off from hot Africa, soldered so crudely to inventive Europe". This discussion looks in more detail at Spain's place in Europe, as well as the image and reality of Spain today. Charles Powell, Esperanza Aguirre, Tom Burns 22 May 2013
27 Exit Strategies and State Building Drawing on his current research and recent book, Richard Caplan addresses issues relating to exit strategies and state building. Richard Caplan 19 Apr 2013
28 Creative Commons Oxford at Said Seminar: Oxford and Oxfam working together on the ethics of war, weapons and humanitarian aid The practice of protecting unarmed civilians amidst the fierce violence of international and non-international war contends with extreme political realities and rapidly developing robotic weapons technology. Hear how Oxford and Oxfam are working together. Hugo Slim, Jane Cocking, Alexander Leveringhaus 14 Mar 2013
29 Creative Commons Legitimate Targets? The Partial Effectiveness of International Law in US Air Warfare Dr Janina Dill, Department of International Relations, Oxford University, gives a talk about US Air Warfare and International Law, organised by the Changing Character of War programme, Oxford University. Janina Dill 04 Mar 2013
30 Defining Moments in International Relations Since 1962 The world of our Founders was one in which the space race heated up, and the Cold War froze over. In October 1962, as the College's first cohort of undergraduates arrived, Cuba was bringing the world to the brink of nuclear war. Marshall Cloyd, Jens Tholstrup, Clark Ervin, James Rodgers 05 Oct 2012
31 Creative Commons The Decade Ahead: The US Role in the World (2012 Fulbright Lecture) Ambassador Thomas Pickering delivers the second Annual Oxford Fulbright Lecture on International Relations. This lecture took place on 18 May 2012. Thomas Pickering 20 Jun 2012
32 Blogging to Engage: Politics in Spires Kate Candy, Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford University, explains the cross-institutional blog, Politics in Spires, which aims to share thoughts on Politics and International Relations with the subject community. Kate Candy, A. Blake Ewing 02 Mar 2012
33 Creative Commons PPE Alumni in Conversation: April 2011 A conversation between Elizabeth Frazer (PPE, 1984; DPhil 1987), Matthew Powell (PPE, 2010) and Nick Alexander (PPE, 1976). Matthew and Nick discuss their learning experiences at Oxford across the internet divide, and find that they have much in common. Nicholas Alexander, Elizabeth Frazer, Matthew Powell 19 Dec 2011
34 The Responsibility to Protect in modern international relations Jennifer Welsh and Hugo Slim from the Oxford Centre for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict discuss "The Responsibility to Protect" in contemporary international relations, and its role in key cases such as Libya and the post-election violence in Kenya. Jennifer Welsh, Hugo Slim 28 Sep 2011
35 Creative Commons The Turn: American Foreign Policy 2009 to 2011 - Inaugural Fulbright Lecture in International Relations Inaugural Fulbright lecture in International Relations, given at St Antony's College to commemorate Senator J. William Fulbright, one of Oxford's most distinguished alumni and founder of the Fulbright Programme of Academic Exchanges. Anne-Marie Slaughter, Andrew Hurrell, Adam Roberts 09 Aug 2011
36 Creative Commons International Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect Professor Neil MacFarlane, Fellow in International Relations gives a talk on Humanitarian aid, the responsibility of the international community to protect individuals and groups on 18th June 2011. Neil MacFarlane 28 Jun 2011
37 Creative Commons International Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect Professor Neil MacFarlane, Fellow in International Relations gives a talk on Humanitarian aid, the responsibility of the international community to protect individuals and groups on 18th June 2011. Neil MacFarlane 28 Jun 2011
38 Creative Commons After the Abolition of Slavery and Colonialism, War as a Social Institution: The Role of England A plenary session from the 'Building Peace' conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Johan Galtung 22 Dec 2010
39 Grappling with Peace: Reflections on Some Efforts to Deal with Violent Conflict in Africa A plenary session from the Building Peace conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Barney Afako 22 Dec 2010
40 Reflections on a Career of Peacebuilding A keynote address from the Building Peace conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Scilla Elworthy 22 Dec 2010
41 Creative Commons Defining Peace and Debating Peace in Relation to War. OxPeace 2010 A breakout session of the Building Peace conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Richard Caplan, CAJ Coady, Robert Harris 21 Dec 2010
42 Culture Conflict and the Building of Peace. OxPeace 2010 A breakout session of the Building Peace conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Rama Mani, Scilla Elworthy, Alex Danchev, Aviv Wasserman 21 Dec 2010
43 Religion in Peacebuilding and Conflict. OxPeace 2010 A breakout session of the Building Peace conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Liz Carmichael, Philip Lewis, William Headley, Suren Raghavan 21 Dec 2010
44 Justice and Transitional Justice in Peace building. OxPeace 2010 A breakout session of the 'Building Peace' conference organized by the Oxford Network for Peace Studies and hosted by St John's College, Oxford on 15 May 2010. Phil Clark, Donald Ferencz, Wendy Lambourne, Phyllis Ferguson 21 Dec 2010
45 Creative Commons American-Sino Relations: Review In the third and final part of this series, Rosemary Foot reviews and critiques the four factors outlined in the previous episode which could hinder good relations between the two nations. Rosemary Foot 07 Jan 2010
46 The Enigma of Article 2(4): Interests and Norms in IR Theory Over 60 years ago the USA agreed to give up its autonomy over the use of force by signing the UN Charter. Prof. Hurd uses this case study to better understand how states use international rules and how that use remakes both the rules and the states. Ian Hurd, Alexander Betts 01 Jun 2009
47 Ethical Competence and Understanding War in International Relations Prof. Mervyn Frost (King's College, London) presents a seminar in which he explores the relationship between ethics and international relations within the context of armed conflict. The discussant is Dr. Christopher Bickerton (Oxford). Mervyn Frost, Christopher Bickerton 17 Feb 2009