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1909: The People's Budget
4 Degrees and Beyond International Climate Conference
Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age
Afghanistan’s displaced people (Forced Migration Review 46)
African Studies Centre
Annual Oxford Fulbright Distinguished Lectures in International Relations
Anthropology
Archaeology
Beyond boundaries: research worth sharing
Big Questions For The Future
Blurring the lines: the changing dynamics between man and machine
Border Criminologies
Building a Business
Business and the Environment - A conference from the Said Business School, University of Oxford
Can emerging technologies save the world? Hilary Term Seminar Series 2012
Centre for International Studies Podcasts
Centre for Socio-Legal Studies
Centre for the Study of African Economies - Seminars & Workshops
Centre for the Study of African Economies Conference
Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)
Certification and Sustainability
Children and Youth in a Changing World
Climate change and disasters (Forced Migration Review 49)
Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective
Comparative Methods Workshop
Complexity and Systemic Risk: Hilary Term Seminar Series 2010
Criminology
Crisis (Forced Migration Review 45)
Dayton +20 (Forced Migration Review 50)
Dean's Seminar Series: Saïd Business School
Demographic Trends and Problems of the Modern World
Department of Education Public Seminars
Department of Education Research Seminars
Department of Social Policy 2013-14 Centenary Lectures
Department of Social Policy and Intervention
Department of Sociology Podcasts
Destination: Europe (Forced Migration Review 51)
Detention and deportation (Forced Migration Review 44)
Disability and displacement (Forced Migration Review 35)
Distinguished Speakers Seminar
DRC: Past. Present. Future? (Forced Migration Review 36)
Drought and Water Scarcity
Energy, Climate Change, Social Entrepreneurship and Gender
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Change Institute
Environmental Change Institute: Introductions to Research
Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
Faith and displacement (Forced Migration Review 48)
Forced Migration Review
Foundation for Law, Justice and Society
Geographies of the World's Knowledge
German Politics: An Introduction
Getting to Zero: Michaelmas Term Seminar Series 2009
Global Catastrophic Risks Conference 2008
Global insights in impact investing
Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Challenges and prospects
Humanitarian Innovation Conference 2015: Facilitating Innovation
ICT for Development (ICT4D)
Impact in an evolving research environment
Innovation and refugees (Forced Migration Review, supplement 2014)
Institute for Science, Innovation and Society
Intergenerational Justice: What do we owe future generations?: Hilary Term Seminar Series 2011
International Migration Institute
Is the planet full? Seminar Series 2011
Israel Studies Seminar
Judgement and Justice: The Life and Diary of William Godwin
Latin America and the Caribbean (Forced Migration Review 56)
Latin American Centre
Law Faculty Podcasts
LGBTQI and forced migrants (Forced Migration Review 42)
Local communities: first and last providers of protection (Forced Migration Review 53)
Louwes Lectures
Medical Innovation
MSc Migration Studies
Musical Abstracts
New Thinking: Advances in the Study of Human Cognitive Evolution
Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies
North Africa and displacement (Forced Migration Review 39)
ODID Distinguished Speaker Lectures
OII Bellwether Lectures
Oxford Diasporas Programme
Oxford Food Governance Group: The Politics and Practices of Food
Oxford Human Rights Hub Seminars
Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford Martin School: Interviews and Commentaries
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Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative
Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities
Oxford Symposium On The August 2011 Riots: Context And Responses
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Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminars
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Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology
Politics and International Relations Podcasts
Preventing displacement (Forced Migration Review 41)
Protecting the Past 2 - Towards a better future with cultural heritage
Protecting the Past: Archaeology, Conservation and Tourism in the North of Jordan
Public International Law Discussion Group (Part I) & Annual Global Justice Lectures
Public International Law Discussion Group (Part II)
Refugee Studies Centre
Resettlement (Forced Migration Review 54)
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
RightsUp - Global perspectives on human rights law
School of Geography and the Environment Podcasts
Shelter in displacement (Forced Migration Review 55)
Sidney Ball Memorial Lectures
Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford
Smith School Seminars
Spain: 1959 - 1992
States of fragility (Forced Migration Review 43)
Statute Law: Making Legislation
Technology and Management for Development
The Egyptian Revolution, One Year On
The Emerging Middle Class in Latin America: Causes, Challenges and Opportunities
The Engagement of Theory
The Legacy of Margaret Thatcher
The State of the State
The Syria crisis (Forced Migration Review 47)
The technology issue (Forced Migration Review 38)
The Theory and Practice of Immigration Detention Workshop
Thinking ahead: displacement, transition, solutions (Forced Migration Review 52)
Transformations: Economy, Society, and Place
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UK Climate Impacts Programme Training
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US China Relations: An Introduction
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Water Security, Risk and Society Conference
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1 English Medium Instruction Research: What do we know so far and what do we still need to find out? Ernesto Macaro, Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Department of Education public seminar series. Ernesto Macaro 14 Nov 2017
2 Human Rights at Sea: Establishing the Rule of Law at Sea in a post-Grotian Era From the early 17th to the mid-20th century (the Grotian Era), the oceans were regarded as a minimally regulated ‘free’ space. Steven Haines 14 Nov 2017
3 CSAE Conference 2017 - Parallel Session 1 Health 1 Presentations from Parallel Session 1 on the topic of Health. Yuya Kudo, Pauline Rossi, Cobus Burger, Rulof Burger 13 Nov 2017
4 CSAE Conference 2017 - Parallel Session 2 Time Preferences 1 Presentations from Parallel Sessions 2 on the topic of Time Preferences. Rachel Cassidy, Elizabeth Nanziri, David Kunst 13 Nov 2017
5 CSAE Conference 2017 - Plenary 1 African Refugees and Migrants Presentations and panel discussion from the Opening Plenary of the CSAE Conference 2017. Isabel Ruiz, Philip Verwimp, Tuesday Reitano 13 Nov 2017
6 CSAE Conference 2017 - Keynote Reflections on evidence in the age of fake news and discredited expertise Keynote Speech Reflections on evidence in the age of fake news and discredited expertise. Macartan Humphreys 13 Nov 2017
7 CSAE Conference 2017 - Parallel Session 3 Macroeconomics 2 Presentations from Parallel Session 3 on the topic of Macroeconomics. Giovanni Melina, Marina Mendes Tavares, Tim Willems 13 Nov 2017
8 CSAE Conference 2017 - Parallel Session 5 Rural Households 3 Presentations from Parallel Session 5 on the topic of Rural Households. Onkokame Mothobi, Nigussie Abadi Mistru, Viviana Perego, Niklas Buehren 13 Nov 2017
9 CSAE Conference 2017 - Parallel Session 6 Firms 5 Presentations from Parallel Session 6 on the topic of Firms. Markus Goldstein, Michael Koelle, Victor Pouliquen 13 Nov 2017
10 CSAE Conference 2017 - Parallel Session 7 Labour 5 Presentation from Parallel Session 7 on the topic of Labour. Stefano Caria, Rulof Burger, Andrew Kerr, Ababacar Gueye 13 Nov 2017
11 CSAE Conference 2017 - Parallel Sessions 8 Education 5 Presentations from Parallel Session 8 on the topic of Education. Berk Özler, Yared Seid, Dirk Van de gaer, Tassew Woldehanna 13 Nov 2017
12 Britain, Brexit and the new political chaos Jack Blanchard, editor, London playbook at Politico, gives a talk as part of the The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Jack Blanchard 08 Nov 2017
13 International Law and the Sustainable Development Goals – shaping the rules for our common future The UN Conference on Sustainable Development - or Rio+20 - took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 20-22 June 2012 Markus Gehring 07 Nov 2017
14 Why should we have trust in numbers? Making evidence more reliable, and empowering people to check it Professor David Spiegelhalter, , Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge delivers the annual Sidney Ball lecture at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford David Spiegelhalter 02 Nov 2017
15 Birth of the Ashkenazi-Mizrahi Controversy on the ‘Arab Question’ (1910-12) On 'the mother' of all ensuing Mizrahi–Ashkenazi ethnic controversies. Moshe Behar, Yaacov Yadgar 01 Nov 2017
16 Long term outcomes of former child migrants in care in Australia. "Uprooted from everything that attaches you". Professor Elizabeth Fernandez, University of New South Wales Sydney, gives a public seminar hosted by the Rees Centre, Department of Education Elizabeth Fernandez 01 Nov 2017
17 Transnational Conflicts: A New Kind of War? Dr Ziv Bohrer, assistant professor at Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, gives a talk for the Public International Law Discussion Group. Please note, the recording for this podcast ended before the end, we apologise for the inconvenience. Ziv Boher 31 Oct 2017
18 International Law and Sea Level Rise: the work of the ILA Committee David Freestone gives a talk for the public international law seminar series. Please note, the recording of this podcast ended before the end. We apologise for the inconvenience. David Freestone 31 Oct 2017
19 FMR 56 - From the editors The region of Latin America and the Caribbean has long demonstrated hospitality towards those fleeing conflict and persecution within the region and further afield. Marion Couldrey, Jenny Peebles 31 Oct 2017
20 FMR 56 - Foreword: Regional solidarity and commitment to protection in Latin America and the Caribbean At a time when over 65 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide, Latin America and the Caribbean offer examples of good practices from a region which continues to uphold a long-standing commitment to protect those in need. Filippo Grandi 31 Oct 2017
21 FMR 56 - Protection gaps in Mexico With Mexico a major destination – and transit – country for people displaced by violence in the Northern Triangle of Central America, the Mexican government needs urgently to improve its asylum systems and procedures if they are to be fit for purpose. Andrea Villasenor, Elba Coria 31 Oct 2017
22 FMR 56 - Silencing criticism in Mexico Journalists and human rights defenders in Mexico are being attacked in an attempt to silence their criticism. Many are forced to flee or risk being assassinated. The consequences are both personal and of wider social significance. Ximena Suárez, Daniel Zapico 31 Oct 2017
23 FMR 56 - La 72: an oasis along the migration routes in Mexico In the face of violence, stricter migration policies and daily obstacles, those working at the La 72 shelter strive to respect people’s sense of dignity while caring for their safety. Alejandro Olayo-Méndez 31 Oct 2017
24 FMR 56 - Mexico’s Michoacán state: mixed migration flows and transnational links Against a backdrop of unremitting violence in Mexico, traditional migration patterns in the North American corridor are being reconfigured. Xóchitl Bada, Andreas E Feldmann 31 Oct 2017
25 FMR 56 - Criminal violence in Honduras as a driver of displacement The impact of violence is felt daily in the Northern Triangle of Central America and is a major driver of displacement, yet its very nature obstructs identification of and access to those in need of protection. Suzanna Nelson-Pollard 31 Oct 2017
26 FMR 56 - Factors influencing decision making by people fleeing Central America Interviews with people who have fled violence in Central America reveal the influences behind their decision making prior to and during flight. Vickie Knox 31 Oct 2017
27 FMR 56 - Central American refugees: protected or put at risk by communication technologies? In a world that is more interconnected than ever, many refugees cannot obtain information or communicate when they most need to. Paradoxically, carrying a phone or connecting to the internet can put them at risk if they do not take security measures. Guillermo Barros 31 Oct 2017
28 FMR 56 - Unaccompanied children crossing the Darién Gap While there is much attention paid to the treacherous journeys of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea, both the media and international aid community have overlooked one of the deadliest migratory routes in the world: the Darién Gap. Margaret Hunter 31 Oct 2017
29 FMR 56 - Youth outreach centres in El Salvador: providing alternatives to displacement A growing number of youth are fleeing El Salvador, one of the most violent countries in the world, and travelling unaccompanied to the US-Mexico border. Benjamin J Roth 31 Oct 2017
30 FMR 56 - Accompaniment by the Catholic Church The Catholic Church is developing various initiatives to assist those fleeing violence in the Northern Triangle of Central America. Ashley Feasley, Todd Scribner 31 Oct 2017
31 FMR 56 - Colombia: durable solutions for the forcibly displaced Colombia has a sophisticated body of law and a wealth of experience in the development of policies for the forcibly displaced. However, numerous obstacles stand in the way of attaining permanent solutions to displacement. Amaya Valcárcel, Vera Samudio 31 Oct 2017
32 FMR 56 - Colombia: time to invoke the cessation clause? After more than five decades of internal armed conflict, in November 2016 the Colombian government signed a peace agreement with the FARC-EP. Does this mean that those Colombians who had been forced to leave the country must now begin to return? Beatriz Eugenia Sánchez Mojica 31 Oct 2017
33 FMR 56 - Colombia’s ex–combatant children and adolescents Large numbers of children and adolescents recruited into the armed conflict in Colombia are now being demobilised. Stephany Armas Contreras 31 Oct 2017
34 FMR 56 - New drivers of displacement in Colombia Violence and displacement have not ended with the signing of the peace agreement in Colombia. Alfredo Campos García 31 Oct 2017
35 FMR 56 - Land restitution in Colombia: why so few applications? Halfway through Colombia’s official land restitution process, questions arise as to why the number of claims is so much lower than anticipated. Frances Thomson 31 Oct 2017
36 FMR 56 - Colombia’s displaced indigenous women Indigenous peoples are one of the most vulnerable groups within Colombia’s internally displaced population, and a lack of understanding of their culture and needs constitutes a major challenge to their protection and assistance. Gina Escobar Cuero 31 Oct 2017
37 FMR 56 - Triggers of internal displacement in Guatemala More than 20 years since the end of the civil war, Guatemala is once again experiencing an upsurge in internal displacement. The causes are multiple, and demand attention. Sindy Hernández Bonilla 31 Oct 2017
38 FMR 56 - Falling short of protection: Peru’s new migration scheme for Venezuelans audio/mpeg iconparent.mp3 Peru’s introduction of a new work and study permit for Venezuelans fleeing violence in their country is to be applauded – but it provides only a limited, temporary form of protection. Nicolas Parent 31 Oct 2017
39 FMR 56 - Protection in the absence of legislation in Trinidad and Tobago The Caribbean’s many small island States are grappling with increasingly complex mixed migration flows, yet few have introduced refugee legislation. Trinidad and Tobago is in the process of doing so. Rochelle Nakhid, Andrew Welch 31 Oct 2017
40 FMR 56 - Eradicating statelessness in the Americas Considerable progress has been made towards eradicating statelessness in Latin America and the Caribbean since 2014 but there is still work to be done if it is to become the first world region to eradicate statelessness. Juan Ignacio Mondelli 31 Oct 2017
41 FMR 56 - Extra-regional refugee resettlement in South America: the Palestinian experience The Humanitarian Resettlement Programme for extra-regional refugees built on the Solidarity Resettlement Programme that emerged from the 2004 Mexico Declaration and Plan of Action. Marcia Vera Espinoza 31 Oct 2017
42 FMR 56 - Venezuelan displacement: a challenge to Brazil Brazil must strengthen its reception and integration of fleeing Venezuelans. Helisane Mahlke, Lilian Yamamoto 31 Oct 2017
43 FMR 56 - The future of the Brazilian resettlement programme Brazil’s resettlement programmes have been praised for demonstrating the country’s commitment to refugee protection but the number resettled remains small compared with international need. Thais Silva Menezes, Stylianos Kostas 31 Oct 2017
44 Jews, Israel and Debate: Understanding Israel in the Diaspora Why and how should we study Diaspora Jews' relation to Israel? Ilan z Baron, Yaacov Yadgar 31 Oct 2017
45 FMR 56 - Visas and qualifications: Syrian refugees in Brazil Brazil’s humanitarian visa programme for Syrian refugees and its efforts to recognise their qualifications could offer lessons for refugee protection and integration across the region. Gilberto M A Rodrigues, José Blanes Sala, Débora Corrêa de Siqueira 30 Oct 2017
46 FMR 56 - Syrian refugees in Uruguay: an uncomfortable topic Only a year after Uruguay’s resettlement plan for Syrian refugees was established, the resettled families said they wanted to leave. Expectations have not been met. Raquel Rodríguez Camejo 30 Oct 2017
47 FMR 56 - Measuring local integration in Ecuador In 2014-15 UNHCR Ecuador developed an index to measure the degree to which refugees are integrated in their host country, using three main dimensions of local integration: legal, economic and socio-cultural. Santiago Cordova, Peter Janssen 30 Oct 2017
48 FMR 56 - The RCM Guide: a novel protection tool for cross-border disaster-induced displacement in the Americas A new regional guide presents practices and measures to help address the protection needs of cross-border disaster-displaced persons. Walter Kälin, David Cantor 30 Oct 2017
49 FMR 56 - Disaster-induced displacement in the Caribbean and the Pacific People in Small Island Developing States are particularly vulnerable to displacement by disaster. Governments in the Caribbean and the Pacific need urgently to do more risk management and planning. Mo Hamza, Ida Koch, Malte Plewa 30 Oct 2017
50 FMR 56 - Towards a regional agreement on environmental displacement? The effects of climate change influence the frequency and intensity of disasters and slow-onset environmental degradation processes, exacerbating pre-existing risks and vulnerabilities. Erika Pires Ramos, Fernanda de Salles Cavedon-Capdeville, Lilian Yamamoto, Diogo Andreola Serraglio 30 Oct 2017
51 FMR 56 - Could Latin American citizenship be a fourth durable solution? Proposals for a regional South American citizenship put forward by the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) offer the possibility of alternative solutions for the protection of internally displaced persons and refugees in the region. Valeria Llamas 30 Oct 2017
52 FMR 56 General - Turning the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework into reality As they work towards the adoption of a Global Compact on Refugees, States are implementing the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework. Manisha Thomas 30 Oct 2017
53 FMR 56 General - Towards a development approach to displacement o better respond to displacement, we need to adopt a medium- to long-term perspective rooted in development as well as humanitarian principles. Xavier Devictor 30 Oct 2017
54 FMR 56 General - ASEAN’s role in the Rohingya refugee crisis The Rohingya refugee crisis has become a regional crisis. Members of the Association of Southeast Asian States (ASEAN) must enhance regional cooperation in order to improve protection for the region’s refugees. Richa Shivakoti 30 Oct 2017
55 FMR 56 General - Refugees in towns: experiences of integration In countries of first asylum, transit and destination it is increasingly towns and cities that are absorbing refugees. Karen Jacobsen 30 Oct 2017
56 FMR 56 General - Canada’s Guideline 9: improving SOGIE claims assessment? Asylum seekers making claims relating to their sexual orientation and gender identity often face unfair refusal. Moira Dustin, Nuno Ferreira 25 Oct 2017
57 Oxford Annual Global Justice Lecture 2017 - Reflections on Peace and Justice in the 21st Century: A perspective from the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court The 2017 lecture, delivered by Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court at 5.00pm on Thursday 12 Oct 2017. Fatou Bensouda 20 Oct 2017
58 Marsquakes A song about the quest to hear Marsquakes based on research by Dr Neil Bowles at the University of Oxford Neil Bowles 16 Oct 2017
59 Understanding Misunderstanding A song about the parallels of fake news today and satire in the 18th Century based on research by Prof Abigail Williams at the University of Oxford Abigail Williams 16 Oct 2017
60 The Great Vape Debate A song about vaping based on the latest evidence from research, from Dr Jamie Hartmann-Boyce at the University of Oxford Jamie Hartmann-Boyce 16 Oct 2017
61 Stomach is the Monarch A song about how Victorians saw the conversation between the gut and mood, based on research by Dr Emilie Taylor-Brown at the University of Oxford Emilie Taylor-Brown 16 Oct 2017
62 Use the Digital to Make the World you Want to See A song about mapping the internet and how it links to our physical world, based on research by Prof Mark Graham at the University of Oxford. Mark Graham 16 Oct 2017
63 Creative Commons What's happening to our media The Reuters Institute's Director of Research, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, gives the first seminar of our 'The Business and Practice of Journalism' series for Michaelmas Term, 2017. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen 13 Oct 2017
64 Creative Commons Nuremberg Was Not the First International Criminal Tribunal - by a Long Shot Ziv Bohrer, Assistant Professor at Bar-Ilan University, gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series on the pre-WWII history of international criminal law. Ziv Bohrer 11 Oct 2017
65 CSAE Conference 2017 - Interview with Philip Verwimp Plenary speaker Philip Verwimp provides a short overview of his talk at the CSAE Conference 2017 Philip Verwimp 28 Sep 2017
66 Creative Commons Possible Futures - Robert Foley A talk by Robert Foley (University of Cambridge) for Possible Futures, an event held at the Oxford University Natural History Museum on 3 November 2016 that celebrated the relaunch of Biological Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Robert Foley 15 Sep 2017
67 Creative Commons Possible Futures - Rebecca Sear A talk by Rebecca Sear (Dept. of Population Health) for Possible Futures, an event held at the Oxford University Natural History Museum on 3 November 2016 that celebrated the relaunch of Biological Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Rebecca Sear 15 Sep 2017
68 Creative Commons Possible Futures - Peter Walsh A talk by Peter Walsh (University of Cambridge) for Possible Futures, an event held at the Oxford University Natural History Museum on 3 November 2016 that celebrated the relaunch of Biological Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Peter Walsh 15 Sep 2017
69 Creative Commons Possible Futures - Charlotte Roberts A talk by Charlotte Roberts (University of Durham) for Possible Futures, an event held at the Oxford University Natural History Museum on 3 November 2016 that celebrated the relaunch of Biological Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Charlotte Roberts 15 Sep 2017
70 Creative Commons Possible Futures Alexandra Alvergne and Nicholas Márquez-Grant introduce Possible Futures, an event held at the Oxford University Natural History Museum on 3 November 2016 that celebrated the relaunch of Biological Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Alexandra Alvergne, Nicholas Márquez-Grant 15 Sep 2017
71 Creative Commons Ebola Emergence is Predictable This talk was given by Dr Peter Walsh (University of Cambridge) at the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine on 3 November 2016/ Peter Walsh 15 Sep 2017
72 Life between protocols: the pragmatics of care in a nutrition intervention in Khayelitisha, South Africa Michelle Pentecost (School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, Oxford) gave this talk on 18 May 2017 as part of the Unity for Biocultural Variation and Obesity seminar series Michelle Pentecost 05 Sep 2017
73 Food and eating A presentation given by Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography) for the Unit of Biocultural Variation and Obesity Stanley Ulijaszek 05 Sep 2017
74 Energy balance models of obesity A presentation given by Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography) for the Unit of Biocultural Variation and Obesity Stanley Ulijaszek 05 Sep 2017
75 Global transformation of diet A presentation given by Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography) for the Unit of Biocultural Variation and Obesity Stanley Ulijaszek 05 Sep 2017
76 Obesity governance through measurement A presentation given by Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography) for the Unit of Biocultural Variation and Obesity Stanley Ulijaszek 05 Sep 2017
77 Genetics of obesity A presentation given by Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography) for the Unit of Biocultural Variation and Obesity Stanley Ulijaszek 05 Sep 2017
78 Limitations of obesity models A presentation given by Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography) for the Unit of Biocultural Variation and Obesity Stanley Ulijaszek 05 Sep 2017
79 Obesogenic environments A presentation given by Stanley Ulijaszek (Professor of Human Ecology at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography) for the Unit of Biocultural Variation and Obesity Stanley Ulijaszek 05 Sep 2017
80 Bariatric surgery's intersubjective embodiments Heather Howard gave this talk on 11 May 2017 as part of the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity seminar series Heather Howard 05 Sep 2017
81 Recent Developments in Reading Assessment in the USA National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP): An Analysis of Conceptual, Digital, Psychometric, and Policy Trends OUCEA Annual Lecture, 25th May 2017, Ashmolean Museum David Pearson, Maggie Snowling 03 Aug 2017
82 A War on People: The Drug War and the Hermeneutic Politics of Those who Resist it This Anthropology Departmental Seminar was given by Jarrett Zignon (University of Amsterdam) on 2 December 2016. Jarrett Zignon 31 Jul 2017
83 The Indian Village: Marx to Modi In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Ed Simpson (SOAS) discusses the issues raised by the re-study of an Indian village. 25 November 2016. Ed Simpson 31 Jul 2017
84 The Artist and the Stone: Ethnography of an Artistic Process This Anthropology Departmental Seminar was given by Roger Sansi-Roca (Goldsmiths, University of London) on 18 November 2016. Roger Sansi-Roca 31 Jul 2017
85 A Brilliant Jewel: Celibacy and its Malcontents in the Brazilian Catholic Church In this Departmental Seminar, Maya Mayblin (University of Edinburgh) discusses the relatively late and most challenged rule in the Brazilian Catholic Church - celibacy. 4 November 2016. Maya Mayblin 31 Jul 2017
86 Formalization as Development: Accounting for the Proliferation of Village Savings Associations In this Anthropology Departmental Seminar, Maia Green (University of Manchester) discusses village savings associations and small-scale credit in Sub-Saharan Africa. 28 October 2016. Maia Green 31 Jul 2017
87 ‘I Can Feel the Mafia but I Can’t See it’: Investigatory Dilemma in Present-day Trapani The opening Evans-Pritchard Lecture for 2017 given by Dr Naor Ben-Yehoyada (Columbia University) on 1 May. The theme of the series was: 'Getting Cosa Nostra: Knowledge and Criminal Justice in Southwestern Sicily'. Naor Ben-Yehoyada 31 Jul 2017
88 Gifts, entitlements, benefits and surplus: interrogating food poverty and food aid in the UK The 2017 Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture was given in Oxford on 24 May by Prof. Pat Caplan of Goldsmiths, London. Pat Caplan 26 Jul 2017
89 The concept of culture in cultural evolution In his keynote speech for the Cultural Evolution Workshop (held in the Pitt Rivers Museum on 28 February 2017), Prof. Tim Lewens of Cambridge examines the concept of culture in cultural evolution. Tim Lewens 26 Jul 2017
90 Why do children doubt magic, but believe in the miraculous? Prof. Paul Harris (Harvard Graduate School of Education) examines why children are skeptical about magical phenomena but are willing to believe in supposedly miraculous violations of everyday causal constraints. 12 May 2017. Paul Harris 26 Jul 2017
91 Transformation through Ritual: Bodies as Sacred Space A seminar of the Anthropology Research Group at Oxford on Eastern Medicines and Religions. Dr Ann R. David (University of Roehampton) focuses on Tamil worshippers in the UK to discuss the role of ritual in religion and dance. 18 January 2017. Ann R. David 26 Jul 2017
92 Climate, weather, culture In this Departmental Seminar, Prof. Steve Rayner examines the blossoming of anthropological attention to climate change over the last ten years. 17 February 2017. Steve Rayner 26 Jul 2017
93 The great migration of summer 2015: trajectories, journeys and hubs In this Departmental Seminar, Dr Franck Düvell (COMPAS) focuses on the great migration of 2015 when it is estimated that 12 million people were newly displaced. 20 January 2017. Franck Düvell 26 Jul 2017
94 Exhibiting violence and social change in Brazil Prof. Elizabeth B. Silva (The Open University) discusses the role of staged events in remembering the establishment of dictatorship in Brazil in 1964. 19 May 2017. Elizabeth B. Silva 26 Jul 2017
95 Women in India’s waste economy In this Departmental Seminar, Prof. Barbara Harriss-Whiten draws on anthropology, economics and politics to examine the role of women in Indian society. 12 May 2017. Barbara Harriss-White 26 Jul 2017
96 The Gorongosa Restoration Project, Mozambique Greg Carr, the President of the Gorongosa Restoration Project in Mozambique, gives an overview of how the Gorongosa National Park has evolved since Mozambique's civil conflict ended in 1992. 5 May 2017. Greg Carr 26 Jul 2017
97 FMR 55 - From the Editors All displaced people need some form of shelter, and circumstances dictate that in reality not much of it conforms to the typical picture of a tent or tarpaulin nor meets official standards. Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson 13 Jul 2017
98 FMR 55 - Refugee settlements and sustainable planning We need to develop refugee settlement planning processes that not only facilitate long-term planning but also allow for incremental upgrading. The case of M’Bera in Mauritania illustrates this. Brett Moore 13 Jul 2017
99 FMR 55 - Shelter in flux Current humanitarian guidelines do not sufficiently cover what shelter means in volatile and protracted conflict settings, particularly outside organised camps. We propose improved tools that will address that gap. Charles Parrack, Brigitte Piquard, Cathrine Brun 13 Jul 2017
100 FMR 55 - An architectural investigation into the provision of refugee accommodation When challenged to investigate accommodation options for refugees in their city, architecture students found that there are simple and plausible architectural answers for the integration of refugees in medium-sized European cities such as A Coruña. Plácido Lizancos, Evaristo Zas 13 Jul 2017