Week beginning Monday 14 February 2011
- Environmental Politics in Taiwan
Professor Tang Ching-Ping (National Chengchi University)
- Confessions of a Courtesan: Yoruba Literary Invention in 1920s Lagos
Professor Karin Barber (University of Birmingham)
The second of four lectures in the CCLPS series Approaches to World Literature: Critical Methods beyond Eurocentrism.
- Postgradireland Further Study Fair
The Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP) will be exhibiting at the official national postgraduate further study even for students, graduates and those returning to education in Ireland.
- Numata Seminar: Character and contexts of Buddhist compassion (karuṇā)
Dr Tadeusz Skorupski
- The Conduct of Enquiry in International Relations
Dr Patrick Jackson, Associate Professor of International Relations, American University
- Law and Orientalism
The list of speakers is confirmed below
The papers will consider the construction of ‘the oriental’ in the Orientalist imagination and the ways in which such conceptions informed or otherwise affected colonial law and the administration of justice by colonial or other authorities.
- Blasphemy and the erosion of democracy and secular space in Pakistan: a blueprint for the future
Najam Sethi (Editor-in-chief of Friday Times, Award winning Pakistani journalist)