CCW Recommended Seminars
Talks:

Tuesday 27 February 2024 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Book Launch: British Grand Strategy in the Age of American Hegemony
Date: 27 February 2024, 13:30 - 15:00 (Tuesday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr William D. James (KCL and CCW)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Old Library
Organiser: Changing Character of War Centre (CCW)
Hosts: TBA

Wednesday 28 February 2024 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Humanitarian AI
Date: 28 February 2024, 12:30 - 13:30 (Wednesday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr Daphné Richemond Barak (Reichman University)
Venue Details: Please register to receive venue details
Organisers: TBA
Host: Dr Caroline Emmer De Albuquerque Green (University of Oxford)

“Explainable AI” & Black Boxes within Black Boxes
Date: 28 February 2024, 15:00 - 16:00 (Wednesday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Discussion Group
Venue: Nuffield College, New Road OX1 1NF
Venue Details: Chester Room
Organiser: Changing Character of War Centre (CCW)
Hosts: TBA

Radicalisation and Violent Extremism: Drivers, Trends, Solutions
Date: 28 February 2024, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr Julia Ebner (University of Oxford)
Venue: Magdalen College, High Street OX1 4AU
Venue Details: Grove Auditorium (entrance from Longwall St); wheelchair accessible; remote attendance also welcome
Organiser: Prof Robert Gilbert (University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Strategic Wishes and What Happens Next: Assessing the UK's Integrated Reviews
Date: 28 February 2024, 17:15 - 18:45 (Wednesday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Maeve Ryan (Kings College London), Jamie Gaskarth (Open University)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Wharton Room
Organiser: Changing Character of War Centre (CCW)
Hosts: TBA

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

Expert Preferences for Carbon Pricing in the Developing World
Date: 29 February 2024, 12:30 - 14:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr Federica Genovese (Oxford)
Venue: Manor Road Building, Manor Road OX1 3UQ
Venue Details: Seminar Room G
Organiser: Dr Federica Genovese (Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

The Crimean War in Victorian Religious Thought and Intellectual Culture
Date: 29 February 2024, 14:00 - 15:30 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Petros Spanou (Oxford)
Venue: St John's College, St Giles OX1 3JP
Venue Details: Larkin Room
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Colonizing Palestine: the Zionist Left and the Making of the Palestinian Nakba’
Date: 29 February 2024, 17:00 - 18:00 (Thursday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr. Areej Sabbagh-Khoury (Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: The Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Middle East Centre
Host: Eugene Rogan (St Antony's College, Oxford)

Friday 1 March 2024 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Over- and Underreaction to Information
Date: 1 March 2024, 14:15 - 15:30 (Friday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Aislinn Bohren (University of Pennsylvania)
Venue: Manor Road Building, Manor Road OX1 3UQ
Venue Details: Seminar Room G or https://zoom.us/j/93867615769?pwd=T1NsTEVwNE40R3pEVW9yTlBicG1mdz09
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Ukraine: From Russian colony to European identity
Date: 1 March 2024, 17:30 - 18:30 (Friday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Żanna Słoniowska
Venue: Mansfield College, Mansfield Road OX1 3TF
Venue Details: Hotung Auditorium
Organiser: Asima Qayyum (Mansfield College)
Host: Helen Mountfield, QC (Mansfield College)

Saturday 2 March 2024 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Legacy, Jeopardy and Opportunity: The Challenges Facing the West
Date: 2 March 2024, 12:00 - 13:30 (Saturday, 7th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Rev Dr Michael Nazir-Ali (Oxford Centre for Training, Research Advocacy and Dialogue)
Venue Details: Grandpont House, Abingdon Road, Oxford OX1 4LD
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Monday 4 March 2024 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Webs of oppression’ in everyday organizing in Palestine: An Intersectional Feminist Analysis
Date: 4 March 2024, 12:30 - 14:00 (Monday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Amal W Nazzal (Assistant Professor at Birzeit University, Palestine)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: MEC Board Room
Organiser: Humeyra Biricik (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Maryam Alemzadeh (St Antony's College, University of Oxford)

Putin and ideology
Date: 4 March 2024, 17:00 - 18:45 (Monday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Professor Neil Robinson (University of Limerick)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Nissan Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Michael Rochlitz (St Antony's College), Dr Marnie Howlett (DPIR, University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

After Gaza: The Promise and Peril of Pax Americana
Date: 4 March 2024, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Marwan Bishara (Al Jazeera)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: Investcorp Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Professor Walter Armbrust (St Antony's College, University of Oxford)
Host: MEC Administrator (St Anthonys College)

Simulation/Wargame: Indo‐Pacific Crisis, Insider Threat, & Cyber‐Space Escalation
Date: 4 March 2024, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker
Organiser: Changing Character of War Centre (CCW)
Hosts: TBA

Where next for the Anglo-American 'Special Relationship'?
Date: 4 March 2024, 17:00 - 18:00 (Monday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Deputy Chief of Mission Matthew Palmer (U.S. Embassy and Consulates in The United Kingdom)
Venue: Rothermere American Institute, 1A South Parks Road OX1 3UB
Venue Details: Main Seminar Room
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 5 March 2024 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

AI and Machine Learning in OSINT
Date: 5 March 2024, 13:30 - 15:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Sam Pearce (Fivecast)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Old Library
Organiser: Changing Character of War Centre (CCW)
Hosts: TBA

MEC BOOK TALK - Revolution Squared: Tahrir, Political Possibilities, and Counterrevolution in Egypt
Date: 5 March 2024, 17:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Prof. Atef Said (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Venue: St Antony's College, 62 Woodstock Road OX2 6JF
Venue Details: The MEC Centre Board Room
Organiser: Middle East Centre
Host: Dr Maryam Alemzadeh (St Antony's College, University of Oxford)

Wednesday 6 March 2024 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

Lessons from a Case Study of Social Media Disinformation
Date: 6 March 2024, 15:00 - 16:00 (Wednesday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Discussion Group, Rutendo Chabikwa (Oxford Internet Institute)
Venue: Nuffield College, New Road OX1 1NF
Venue Details: Chester Room
Organiser: Changing Character of War Centre (CCW)
Hosts: TBA

NATO 75th Anniversary: Time to retire or strengthen?
Date: 6 March 2024, 17:00 - 18:00 (Wednesday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Dr Seth Johnston (Harvard), Patrick Porter (Birmingham), Jonathan Shaw CBE
Venue: Trinity College, Broad Street OX1 3BH
Venue Details: de Jager Auditorium, Levine Building
Organiser: Events at Trinity (Trinity College)
Host: Events at Trinity (Trinity College)

The British China Story
Date: 6 March 2024, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Professor Kerry Brown (King's College London)
Venue: Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road OX2 6LU
Venue Details: Kin-ku Cheng Lecture Theatre (lower ground floor)
Organiser: Professor Todd Hall (University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Todd Hall (University of Oxford)

Prayers and Stories of Peace - Religious Imaginaries & Victimhood Narratives in Colombia’s Road to Peace
Date: 6 March 2024, 17:00 - 18:30 (Wednesday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker s: Alejandro Posada-Téllez (St Antony’s College), Eduardo F. Gutiérrez (Blackfriars), Dr Maria Power (Blackfriars)
Venue: Blackfriars, St Giles OX1 3LY
Venue Details: Aula
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Thursday 7 March 2024 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

The Concept and Reality of Norms in International Relations
Date: 7 March 2024, 12:30 - 14:00 (Thursday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Dr Anette Stimmer (University of St Andrews)
Venue: Manor Road Building, Manor Road OX1 3UQ
Venue Details: Seminar Room G
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Friday 8 March 2024 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

The Martyrs of Palestinian Islamic Jihad
Date: 8 March 2024, 16:00 - 17:30 (Friday, 8th week, Hilary 2024)
Speaker : Erik Skare (University of Oslo)
Venue: All Souls College, High Street OX1 4AL
Venue Details: Hovenden room
Organiser: Stathis Kalyvas (All Souls College, Oxford)
Host: Thomas Hegghammer (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 30 April 2024 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Blavatnik Book Talks: J. L. Austin — Philosopher and D-Day Intelligence officer
Date: 30 April 2024, 17:00 - 18:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker s: Mark Rowe (Author and Researcher), Tom Simpson (Blavatnik School of Government)
Venue: Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter OX2 6GG
Venue Details: in person and online
Organisers: TBA
Host: Blavatnik School of Government (University of Oxford)

Tuesday 7 May 2024 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

Reflections on Tunisian Women’s Continued Fight for Respect, Dignity and Rights
Date: 7 May 2024, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Heba El-Shazli (George Mason University)
Venue Details: MEC Board Room
Organiser: Humeyra Biricik (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Maryam Alemzadeh (St Antony's College, University of Oxford)

This list contains talks from the following series:
CCW: Emerging Threats & Technology Working Group
Changing Character of War (CCW) Seminar Series
Changing Character of War Centre: Illusionary Trends in Strategic Studies Seminar
China Centre Conversation series
Cyber Strategy and Technology Studies Working Group
Cyber Strategy and Tech Statecraft
Cyber Strategy & Technology Studies Working Group
Education, Purpose and Human Flourishing in Uncertain Times
Fulbright Seminar Series, Trinity Term 2023: The Meaning of War
History of War Seminar Series
International Relations of China
IR Research Colloquium
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Oxford Smart Space Series
Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series
Oxford University Strategic Studies Group (OUSSG) Weekly Seminar
RESC Monday Seminar, Hilary Term 2024
RESC Monday Seminar, Michaelmas Term 2023
Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Monday Seminar
T.E Lawrence Program on Conflict and Violence
T. E. Lawrence Workshop on Conflict and Violence
The 2022 Leverhulme Lectures - Civil Wars in Europe 1912-1949
Transformative Justice for the Post-COVID Transition: Insights from Leaders of Transitional Countries