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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Successes and Challenges in the Fight against Impunity Marking the 20th Anniversary of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Twenty years after the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, the ICC is thought to be in crisis. Olympia Bekou 27 Apr 2018
2 Thinking the Beyond of Crisis Professor Simon Glendinnning (London School of Economics) delivered the keynote address on 'Thinking the Beyond of Crisis' at the TORCH Crisis, Extremes, and Apocalypse event 'Rethinking Crisis'. Simon Glendinning 18 Jul 2017
3 How the Mouse Lost its Tail, Or, Lamarck's Dangerous Idea Speaker: Jessica Riskin (University of Stanford) Jessica Riskin 19 Jun 2017
4 Progress, Providence, Eschaton: Löwith, Blumenberg, and After Speaker: Jean-Claude Monond (ENS) Jean-Claude Monond 19 Jun 2017
5 Rescue in the Face of Danger: Benjamin, Goethe, Sebald Speaker: Carolin Duttlinger (University of Oxford) Carolin Duttlinger 19 Jun 2017
6 The Modern Epimetheus. Carl Schmitt's Marian Katechontism Speaker: Hjalmar Falk (Oxford/Gothenburg) Hjalmar Falk 19 Jun 2017
7 Ernst Kantorowicz and the Politics of Political Theology Speaker: Martin Ruehl (University of Cambridge) Martin Ruehl 19 Jun 2017
8 On Real and Imagined Catastrophes: Gershom Scholem's Sabbatinism Speaker: Amir Engel (Hebrew University) Amir Engel 19 Jun 2017
9 Surrealism’s Political-Theological Afterlife: Benjamin—Blumenberg—Taubes Speaker: Julia Ng (Goldsmith's) Julia Ng 19 Jun 2017
10 Between Historiography and Literature: "Gershom Sholem's Intellectual Biography" Speaker: Amir Engel (Hebrew University) Amir Engel 19 Jun 2017
11 Bruno Latour's Anti-sacrificial Politics Part of the Sacrifice Revisited event Martin Crowley 22 May 2017
12 Gandhi, Sacrifice and the Ambiguities of Non-Violence Part of the Sacrifice Revisited event Faisal Devji 22 May 2017
13 Consequentialist Extremism: Present Sacrifices for Future Dreams in the Justification of Violence Part of the Sacrifice Revisited event Jonathan Leader Maynard 22 May 2017
14 On Violence, Gender, and Sacrifice: Old Stories and New Reflections Part of the Sacrifice Revisited event Kimberley Hutchings 22 May 2017
15 A Genre in Crisis: The Novel in 1940s France Professor Ann Jefferson discusses the French novel. Ann Jefferson 17 May 2017
16 Terminus or Renovation? Francis Bacon and crisis in early modern knowledge The TORCH Crisis, Extremes, and Apocalypse network hosted a talk on 'Terminus or Renovation? Francis Bacon and Crisis in Early Modern Knowledge' with Dr Richard Serjeantson (University of Cambridge) Richard Serjeantson 10 May 2017
17 Ernst Kantorowicz on Methods and Postage Stamps The TORCH Crisis, Extremes, and Apocalypse network hosted a talk on ''Ernst Kantorowicz on Methods and Postage Stamps' given by Professor Robert Lerner (Northwestern) Robert Lerner 10 May 2017
18 The Rise of Endless War The TORCH Crisis, Extremes, and Apocalypse network hosted a talk on 'The Rise of Endless War' with Professor Samuel Moyn (Harvard University). samuel moyn 10 May 2017
19 Dystopia Today The TORCH Crisis, Extremes, and Apocalyse network have hosted an event on 'Dystopia Today' with Greg Claeys (Royal Holloway, University of London). Greg Claeys 10 May 2017
20 Language, Crisis, and Affect The TORCH Crisis, Extremes, and Apocalypse network hosted a talk ‘Language, crisis and affect: Muted emotions in Heinrich von Kleist’s Michael Kohlhaas’ with Dr Tobias Heinrich (University of Oxford). Tobias Heinrich 28 Feb 2017
21 Creative Commons HIP2015, Session: Humanitarian Innovation: How to balance short-term results with long-term vision? Parallel session: Humanitarian Innovation: How to balance short-term results with long-term vision? 17 July 2015, 14:00-15:30. Marpe Tanaka, Kim Scriven, Pascal Daudin, Johan Karlsson 12 Jul 2016
22 Opening Remarks Dimitris Papanikolaou, Professor of Modern Greek Studies, St Cross College, University of Oxford, gives the opening remarks to the conference. Dimitris Papanikolaou 28 Apr 2016
23 Turning Infrastructures on their Head Dimitris Dalakoglou (VU University, Amsterdam) gives the second talk in the fourth panel; Philanthropy or Solidarity? Ethical Dilemmas about Humanitarian Action in Times of Austerity. Dimitris Dalakoglou 28 Apr 2016
24 Philanthropy or Solidarity? Ethical Dilemmas about Humanitarian Action in Times of Austerity Dimitrios Theodossopoulos (University of Kent) gives the first talk in the fourth panel; Citizenship, Networks, Publics Dimitrios Theodossopoulos 28 Apr 2016
25 Depicting the Pain of Others: Photography, Refugees and the Ethics of Seeing in the Aegean Shores George Giannakopoulos (Queen Mary, University of London) gives the second talk in the third panel; Crisis in the Frame. George Giannakopoulos 28 Apr 2016
26 Representing the Greek Depression: The Photography of Crisis Penelope Petsini (Independent scholar and critic, Athens), gives the first talk in the third panel; Crisis in the Frame. Penelope Petsini 28 Apr 2016
27 Pride and Prejudice: Archeopolitics and the Iconology of the Crisis Dimitris Tziovas (University of Birmingham), gives the second talk in the second panel Using Cultural Capital. Dimitris Tziovas 28 Apr 2016
28 Poems that Warn and Console: Appropriations of C.P.Cavafy at the Dawn of the Greek Financial Crisis Foteini Dimirouli (University of Oxford) gives the first talk in Panel 2: Using Cultural Capital. Foteini Dimirouli 28 Apr 2016
29 Narratives of the Greek Crisis: Books vs. Social Media? Eleni Papargyriou (King’s College, University of London) gives the second presentation from the first panel Writing (in) the Crisis. Eleni Papargyriou 28 Apr 2016
30 “Not a Diagnosis, but a Symptom”: Contemporary Greek Poetry in Transition Thodoris Chiotis (Onassis Cultural Foundation, Athens) gives first presentation from the first panel Writing (in) the Crisis. Thodoris Chiotis 28 Apr 2016
31 From the Crisis to Metamorphosis: History, Trauma and Loss in C. Oikonomou’s Kati tha ginei tha deis and D. Papamarkos’s MetaPoesis Vassiliki Kaisidou (University of Oxford) gives the third talk in the fourth panel; 'Continuities and Ruptures': The 'Crisis' as a new period in Greek history? Vassiliki Kaisidou 26 Apr 2016
32 “Greek drama”: The role of heritage in spectacle creation during the Greek economic crisis Mina Dragouni (UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage) gives the second talk in the fourth panel 'Continuities and Ruptures': The 'Crisis' as a new period in Greek history? Mina Dragouni 26 Apr 2016
33 Far-right blogging and migration: discourses and aesthetics Ismini Sioula-Georgoulea (Panteion University of Political and Social Sciences), gives the first talk in the fourth panel 'Continuities and Ruptures': The 'Crisis' as a new period in Greek history? Ismini Sioula-Georgoulea 26 Apr 2016
34 Crisis and memory on the foreign stage: The bilingual Abandon the Citizens Maria Mytilinaki Kennedy (CUNY) gives the third talk in the panel; Renegotiations from the 'outside': International Discourses and Diasporic Perspectives. Maria Mytilinaki Kennedy 26 Apr 2016
35 A love-hate relationship? The impact of historical Philhellenism on Germany’s view of the “Greek Crisis” Dr. Helen Roche (University of Cambridge) gives the second talk in the third panel; Renegotiations from the 'outside': International Discourses and Diasporic Perspectives. Helen Roche 26 Apr 2016
36 The ‘refugee crisis’ as a neo-orientalist discourse Maria Kenti Kranidioti (University of Durham), gives the first talk in panel 3; Renegotiations from the 'outside': International Discourses and Diasporic Perspectives. Maria Kenti Kranidioti 26 Apr 2016
37 The “Polytechnic generation” in modern Greek “literature of the crisis”: the cases of Petros Markaris and Rhea Galanaki Yannis Vangelokostas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), gives the third talk in panel 2; A Panorama of the 20th Century: Dominant Discourses, Resistance and Culpability. Yannis Vangelokostas 26 Apr 2016
38 Which Side Are You On?: Historical Divisions as Identity Re-inventions during the Greek Crisis Ioanna Manoussaki-Adamopoulou (UCL), gives the second talk in panel 2; A Panorama of the 20th Century: Dominant Discourses, Resistance and Culpability. Ioanna Manoussaki-Adamopoulou 26 Apr 2016
39 Howling Kleftika: re-writing the Beats in the post-December youth (sub)cultures Nikos Kalogiros (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), gives the first talk in panel 2; A Panorama of the 20th Century: Dominant Discourses, Resistance and Culpability. Nikos Kalogiros 26 Apr 2016
40 Smyrna in Your Pocket: History, Emotion and the Drama of Refugees Kristina Gedgaudaitė (University of Oxford), gives the third talk in Panel 1; Crisis and Catastrophe: The Politics of Memory Between Moments of 'Crisis'. Kristina Gedgaudaitė 26 Apr 2016
41 Kinship and post-war trauma: Re-imagining the Asia Minor Catastrophe in times of crisis in Dimosthenis Papamarkos Angeliki Mousiou (University of Oxford), gives the second talk on Panel 1; Crisis and Catastrophe: The Politics of Memory Between Moments of 'Crisis'. Angeliki Mousiou 26 Apr 2016
42 Time, Space and Narrative: Multiplicity of Politics in the Graphic Novel 'Aivali' Elžbieta Banytė (Vilnius University), gives the first talk on Panel 1; Crisis and Catastrophe: The Politics of Memory Between Moments of 'Crisis'. Elžbieta Banytė 26 Apr 2016
43 Creative Commons Making sense of the EU-Turkey deal A panel discuss the deal between the EU and Turkey regarding immigration Cathryn Costello, Alexander Betts, Kalypso Nicolaidis, Guy S Goodwin-Gill 30 Mar 2016
44 International refugee law and the crisis in refugee protection in Europe A web seminar delivered by Dr Cathryn Costello and Professor Guy S Goodwin-Gill for the Oxford Human Rights Hub on Friday 22nd January 2016, 14:00 GMT at Pembroke College, University of Oxford. Cathryn Costello, Guy Goodwin-Gill 25 Feb 2016
45 Creative Commons FMR 45 Illegal migration in the Indian Sunderbans It is expected that due to sea-level rises in the future many millions of Bangladeshis will flee to India, exacerbating further the ongoing disputes between India and Bangladesh. Sahana Bose 28 Mar 2014
46 Creative Commons FMR 45 Migrants on offshore islands of Bangladesh Riverbank erosion and the consequent formation of new islands in the Bay of Bengal cause frequent changes in the shape and size of the delta, forcing the inhabitants to migrate frequently. Rezwan Siddiqui 28 Mar 2014
47 Creative Commons FMR 45 Choice and necessity: relocations in the Arctic and South Pacific Relocation – whereby livelihoods, housing and public infrastructure are reconstructed in another location – may be the best adaptation response for communities whose current location becomes uninhabitable or is vulnerable to future climate-induced threats Robin Bronen 28 Mar 2014
48 Creative Commons FMR 45 Lessons from the development of the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement The Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement filled a major gap in the international protection system for uprooted people. Roberta Cohen 28 Mar 2014
49 Creative Commons FMR 45 The concept of crisis migration Crisis migration needs to be understood in terms of 'tipping points', which are triggered not just by events but also by underlying structural processes. Jane McAdam 28 Mar 2014
50 Creative Commons FMR 45 What is crisis migration? Movements precipitated by humanitarian crises have implications that touch upon immigration control and national interests, human rights, humanitarian and development principles, and frameworks for international protection, cooperation and burden sharing. Susan Martin, Sanjula Weerasinghe, Abbie Taylor 28 Mar 2014
51 Creative Commons FMR 45 Foreword on migrants in crisis When it comes to protecting migrants' well-being and rights, smart practices abound. There are many practices that can and should become global standards. Peter D Sutherland 28 Mar 2014
52 Creative Commons FMR 45 From the Editors From the editors. Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson 28 Mar 2014
53 Creative Commons FMR 43 Crisis in Lebanon: camps for Syrian refugees? Lebanon has absorbed the enormous Syrian influx but at a high cost to both refugees and Lebanese populations. Current humanitarian programmes can no longer cope and new approaches are needed. Jeremy Loveless 09 Aug 2013
54 Creative Commons FMR 39 Migrants caught in crisis A number of new initiatives point to ways in which the international community, particularly governments, could help reduce the vulnerabilities of migrant workers during conflict and crisis situations. Brian Kelly 08 May 2013
55 Creative Commons FMR 39 Protecting and assisting migrants caught in crises The 2011 Libya crisis brought into sharp focus how global migration patterns are re-defining the range and type of needs and vulnerabilities of persons affected by a humanitarian crisis. Mohammed Abdiker, Angela Sherwood 08 May 2013
56 Creative Commons FMR 39 Bordering on a crisis While the phenomenon of 'mixed migratory flows' has long been recognised, this was the first time it applied to a large-scale displacement. It required a coordinated humanitarian response for a large and diverse group of displaced persons. Guido Ambroso 08 May 2013
57 Europe: still a common vision? Dr Wolfgang Schäuble (German Federal Minister of Finance) delivers a lecture for the European Studies Centre, St Antony's College on 29th October 2012. Wolfgang Schäuble, Chris Patten, Othon Anistasakis, Margaret MacMillan 03 Dec 2012
58 Creative Commons Contemporary humanitarian action and the role of Southern actors: key trends and debates Workshop on South-South Humanitarianism in Contexts of Forced Displacement. Opening lecture by Simone Haysom (ODI) recorded on Saturday 6 October 2012 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Simone Haysom 15 Oct 2012
59 After the Crash: Restoring Economic Growth Founding St Catherine's College in the 1960s required extensive appeals to industry to secure adequate funding to build and endow the new College. Tracy Corrigan, Clive Maxwell, Martin Heipertz, Paul Betts 05 Oct 2012
60 Creative Commons Whose Crisis? Sermon preached in Oriel College Chapel on Sunday 13th May for Christian Aid by The Rt Revd John Pritchard (Bishop of Oxford). John Pritchard 08 Aug 2012
61 Melina Mercouri's cultural activity and its continuation: Europe-economy and the power of culture Spyros Mercouris delivers a lecture on 7 June 2012 at St Antony's College, University of Oxford. Spyros Mercouris 19 Jun 2012
62 Creative Commons Mandelson: Is the European Project Over? Peter Mandelson's lecture on Britain and the survival of the European project. Peter Mandelson 24 May 2012
63 Creative Commons What Next? Surviving the 21st Century For his keynote lecture the Chancellor, Lord Patten of Barnes, examines the rapidly-growing list of challenges facing the world, from climate change to nuclear proliferation, migration to water and energy shortage. Chris Patten 26 Sep 2011
64 Creative Commons Rethinking Geoengineering and the Meaning of the Climate Crisis Professor Clive Hamilton delivers a critique of the consequentialist approach to the ethics of geoengineering, the approach that deploys assessment of costs and benefits in a risk framework to justify climatic intervention. Clive Hamilton 02 Aug 2011
65 Creative Commons Creativity Lecture 4: Two Sides of the Creativity Coin - Innovation and Lock-in Professor Steve Rayner (University of Oxford) presents creative and innovative potential solutions to the energy crisis and problems caused by climate change. Steve Rayner 07 Jul 2011
66 The Energy Challenge (Founder's Lecture 2011) Sir Christopher surveys the technical and political challenges of providing sufficient energy in the face of rising population, climate change, and fossil fuel depletion. Christopher Llewellyn-Smith 08 Jun 2011
67 Climate change investment - what is it worth for future generations? The worthiness of a social investment project is a balance between the cost of the project, and the value of the benefits to society/ how long those benefits may apply. Ben Groom 10 Mar 2011
68 Climate Change and Intergenerational Justice: What are our obligations to future generations? Climate change raises profound questions of intergenerational justice. It is widely recognized that there is a powerful case for mitigation in virtue of obligations we have to future generations. But how much mitigation is required? Simon Caney 11 Feb 2011
69 Creative Commons A legacy of dangers: Climate failure and future generations The principles that ought to guide our one-way relations with future generations depend profoundly on the precise nature of what is being provided to or - in this case, inflicted on - them. Henry Shue 09 Feb 2011
70 Creative Commons A new capitalism for a big society Bishop and Green led a discussion based on their recent book, "The Road From Ruin: A New Capitalism for a Big Society". Matthew Bishop, Michael Green 03 Feb 2011
71 Creative Commons Sustainability: How can each generation live well within limits? Well-being, Time and Sustainability: Epicurus or Aristotle? This seminar addresses two key questions about sustainability. John O'Neill 28 Jan 2011
72 Creative Commons Is the fiscal crisis forcing a rethink of our intergenerational compact with the elderly? Professor Peter Heller (John Hopkins University) on 'Is the fiscal crisis forcing a rethink of our intergenerational compact with the elderly?'. Peter Heller 21 Jan 2011
73 Creative Commons The Idea of the State: a Genealogy Quentin Skinner gives a genealogy of the modern state, arguing that we should not understand the state simply as the government, but rather as a fictional person, enabling us to explain such things as shared responsibility for debt over generations. Quentin Skinner 11 May 2010
74 Creative Commons China, US, global imbalances and the 2008 financial crisis Dr Yueh presents on China's position in the global economy, the indirect role played by China in the global financial crisis, and the implications of the crisis going forward. Linda Yueh 30 Nov 2009
75 The crisis of global capitalism: towards a new economic culture? Manuel Castells draws on arguments from his book Communication Power in discussing the structural causes and implications of the 2008 economic crisis, and in claiming that we are moving, without much understanding, towards a new form of global capitalism. Manuel Castells 09 Nov 2009
76 Water Enterprise Forum: Financing water: where will the funding for enterprise come from? James Winpenny, Wychwood Economic Consulting Ltd, talks on 'Financing water: where will the funding for enterprise come from?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. James Winpenny 08 Jun 2009
77 Water Enterprise Forum: Beyond public versus private: what is the role of private water companies? Jack Moss, AquaFed, talks on 'Beyond public versus private: what is the role of private water companies?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. Jack Moss 08 Jun 2009
78 Water Enterprise Forum: Regulation and institutions: What are the constraints on innovation in the water sector? Steve Rayner, InSIS - Saïd Business School, talks on 'Regulation and institutions: What are the constraints on innovation in the water sector?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. Steve Rayner 08 Jun 2009
79 Water Enterprise Forum: What are the historic and future trends in the water industry? Christopher Gasson, Global Water Intelligence, talks on 'What are the historic and future trends in the water industry?' as part of the Water Enterprise Forum on the 27 May 2009. Christopher Gasson 08 Jun 2009
80 Creative Commons G20: Solutions to Global Depression? In this fourth podcast Linda Yueh and Jonathan Michie discuss the G20 debates over co-ordinated fiscal expansion, global regulation, and the role of the IMF. Linda Yueh, Jonathan Michie 31 Mar 2009
81 Creative Commons G20: Solutions to Global Depression? In this fourth podcast Linda Yueh and Jonathan Michie discuss the G20 debates over co-ordinated fiscal expansion, global regulation, and the role of the IMF. Linda Yueh, Jonathan Michie 31 Mar 2009
82 Creative Commons G20: Solutions to Global Depression? In this fourth podcast Linda Yueh and Jonathan Michie discuss the G20 debates over co-ordinated fiscal expansion, global regulation, and the role of the IMF. Linda Yueh, Jonathan Michie 31 Mar 2009
83 Stiglitz on Credit Crunch - Global Financial Debacle: Meeting the Challenges of Global Governance in the 21st Century The global financial crisis reflects a failure of global economic governance. The failure of America's regulatory system has not only ramifications for the American economy, but for the global economy. Joseph Stiglitz 10 Jun 2008