Author Archive

CANCELLED: Seminar – 10 March – Agnieszka Joniak–Lüthi & Thomas White

February 27th, 2020 by anna.c

There will be NO MIASU SEMINAR on Tuesday November 26 as it has been cancelled due to strike action. Apologies for the inconvenience.

Seminar – 25 February – Natalia Ryzhova

February 13th, 2020 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 25 February 2020 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Natalia Ryzhova Palacky University, Olomouc Who is fighting for the militarized islands on the Sino-Russian border? It is widely known that the territory of the Russian Far East was highly militarized during the soviet period. Militaries with their family members live in ‘secret cities,’ […]

Seminar – 11 February – Yong Zhou

January 28th, 2020 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 11 February 2020 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Yong Zhou Visiting Scholar, University of Oslo Institutionalizing Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in China:  From a PaternalisticEvolutionist Paradigm to Self-determined Development The adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of IndigenousPeoples(UNDRIP) was a milestone achievement of global human rightsprotection, but pronounced challenges remain […]

Continuing Reading Group – Sovereignty, Governance and Environment

January 17th, 2020 by anna.c

The MIASU reading group run by Dr Joseph Bristley continues this term, with the second session taking place in the Mond Seminar Room, Free School Lane on Thursday 30th January 2020 (17:00 – 18:00). All are welcome, and there is no need to register. Please see further details here

Seminar – 28 January – Sayana Namsaraeva

January 16th, 2020 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 28 January 2020 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Sayana Namsaraeva Palacky University, Olomouc Dystopian Mongolia: Reconceptualization of the Home Country by Mongolian Asylum Seekers in the UK Based on anonymized background papers of the Mongolian asylum seekers in the UK, this presentation critically analyses  these ‘affectively loaded’ documents (to use expression by Navaro-Yashin […]