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1 Illusions of Autonomy: why Europe cannot provide for its security if the United States pulls back How would Europe fare if the United States completely withdrew its security assurances and assistance? Dr Hugo Meijer argues that Europe would struggle to mount a collective, autonomous defence capacity vis-a-vis a resurgent Russia. Hugo Meijer 08 Feb 2022
2 The syndemic of COVID-19, obesity and food insecurity in the United States This UBVO seminar was given by William Dietz (George Washington University) on 15 October 2020 William Dietz 22 Oct 2021
3 Independence and Colonialism in the Western Sahara Piotr Schulkes, Helna Murphy, Hajar Meddah, and Felix Walker discuss the recent development in the Western Sahara, caused by America’s recognition of Moroccan sovereignty over the territory. Piotr Schulkes, Helna Murphy, Hajar Meddah, Felix Walker 06 Oct 2021
4 The War Lawyers: The United States, Israel and Juridical Warfare This talk was given as part of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series. Craig Jones 19 Feb 2021
5 Lebanon’s Economic and political crisis Piotr Schulkes, Felix Walker, and Michael Memari cover the ongoing crises in Lebanon’s political and economic systems. Michael Memari, Felix Walker, Piotr Schulkes 09 Feb 2021
6 What did the Paris Climate Agreement change? What did the Paris 2015 Climate Agreement change? what did the politicians at Paris actually achieve? Peter Millican, Fredi Otto, Richard Miller, Sugandha Srivastav 07 Nov 2019
7 Creative Commons "Doing Civilization's Heavy Lifting": The State of Injustice in the United States All Souls Criminology Seminar Series - Dr Tony Platt, University of California, Berkeley Tony Platt 16 Jul 2019
8 Adventures in Field-Building: On the History of Area Studies/Middle East Studies in the United States Zachary Lockman has taught modern Middle Eastern history at New York University since 1995. His most recent book is Field Notes: The Making of Middle East Studies in the United States (2016). Zachary Lockman 11 Jul 2017
9 Book Launch: United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justice: Principles, Politics, and Pragmatics (Oxford University Press, 2016) Dr Zachary Kaufman launches the book; United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justice: Principles, Politics, and Pragmatics (Oxford University Press, 2016). Zachary Kaufman 20 May 2016
10 Creative Commons Campaigner for women’s participation in technology, Ruthe Farmer (St Cross, 2007) Ruthe Farmer explains how her award-winning work to encourage women and girls to embrace technology can be traced back to her student days at Oxford. Ruthe Farmer 06 Aug 2015
11 Creative Commons THEMIS: Skilled Iranians in Germany and the United States: Exploring migrants' networks Uta Lehmann presents her paper 'Skilled Iranians in Germany and the United States: exploring migrants' networks' in Parallel session V(C) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Uta Lehmann 24 Feb 2014
12 THEMIS: To move or not to move (when one arguably has the social capital): the mediating effect of migrant family networks on migration aspirations and planned and unplanned Mexico - U.S. migration Mathew Creighton presents his paper 'To move or not to move (when one arguably has the social capital)' co-authored by Fernando Riosmena, in Parallel session III(C) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Mathew Creighton 20 Jan 2014
13 The Assassination of President Kennedy: 50 years on Godfrey Hodgson and Randall Woods discuss President Kennedy's life in a special event marking the anniversary of his assassination on November 22, 1963. Godfrey Hodgson, Randall Woods 02 Dec 2013
14 Creative Commons Immigrant Integration and Human Rights: Lessons from the US-Mexico Border Discussion on the problematic of discussing integration in a context of security enforcement policies in the US and neoliberal policies, with a focus on immigrants in the US/Mexico border region and in the US as a whole. Neil Harvey 06 Aug 2012
15 Creative Commons The Tizard Mission Stephen Phelps, Brasenose Alumnus, introduces his book about the top-secret operation that changed the course of World War II. Available now through Amazon or Pen and Sword. Stephen Phelps, Georgina Edwards 24 Apr 2012
16 Punishment and Migration between Europe and the United States: A Gllobalized 'Less Eligibility'? Dario Melossi, University of Bologna, gives a talk for the COMPAS seminar series. Dario Melossi 26 Oct 2011
17 Creative Commons Invisible War: The United States and The Iraq Sanctions Special seminar from the Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC) given by Professor Jay Gordan (Fairfield University with Professor David Miller (Oxford). Jay Gordan, David Miller 05 Jan 2011
18 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
19 RSC Astor Lecture : Obama's policy challenges and the future of US immigration This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's Astor Lecture which was on Thursday 5th March 2009 at Rewley House, University of Oxford. Dawn Chatty, Audrey Singer 10 Mar 2009
20 Iran-US Nuclear Relations: Overcoming Distrust Prof. Nicholas Wheeler looks at issues of trust in nuclear relations, asking what obstacles still lie in the path of US-Iranian nuclear relations. Nicholas Wheeler 06 Mar 2009
21 Interview with Oscar F. Gil-Garcaa In this podcast Oscar F. Gil-Garcia is interviewed about his work on the photographic project 'Guatemalan forced migration: the politics of care in representing refugees'. Sean Loughna, Oscar F. Gil-Garcia 03 Jul 2008