Interdisciplinary Seminars on Empire

This interdisciplinary seminar series brings together scholars from history, political science, political theory, law, and postcolonial studies to speak to topics in anticolonial resistance and decolonisation, imperial legacies in the contemporary world and decolonial political ideas.

All seminars are held in the Senior Common Room, Nuffield College, at 16:15, unless otherwise stated; followed by a drinks reception in Nuffield College SCR.

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Lia Brazil –
Ami Mistry –
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Type: Seminar Series
Series organisers: Lia Brazil, Amita Mistry, Emily Katzenstein
Timing: Various days 16:15
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Organising department: Nuffield College


Thursday 29 February 2024 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Empires as Imperial Debt Formations, International Order as Complex Indebtedness
Date: 29 February 2024, 16:15 - 17:15 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr Meera Sabaratnam (New College, Oxford)
Venue: Nuffield College, New Road OX1 1NF
Venue Details: Senior Common Room
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Editors: Laura Spence, Belinda Clark