https://youtu.be/LS7nCOMIwSM In our panel discussion in collaboration with Right for Education (R:Ed) Oxford, our Africa Events Officers engage in conversation on the nature of extremism within Sub-Saharan Africa with experts Dr. Benjamin Nickels, Dr. Max Abrahms, Hon. Aliyu Gebi and Dr. Fatima Akilu. (Thumbnail image: Laura Boushnak/The New York Times) By Jonathan Tostevin, Shereece Linton-Ramsay, and … Continue reading Combatting Extremism in Sub-Saharan Africa
https://youtu.be/ZeqM55Bzc-4 'Spotlight on the Shadow' is a series on the untold impacts of COVID-19 on violence against women and girls. At the current moment, India is facing one of the most significant crises of the COVID-19 pandemic. Jemima Sinclair explores the primary and secondary impacts of the crisis, and how efforts in 2020 to tackle … Continue reading India’s COVID-19 Crisis
https://youtu.be/a6L2yoPn2Us ‘Outsourcing’ asylum is a broad term that covers various strategies employed by wealthy countries which aim to limit the amount of migrants that reach them. But how legal is it? North America Events Officer Hugo Carranza considers this global phenomenon with relation to the US, Central America and beyond. Based on an interview with … Continue reading Outsourcing Asylum
https://youtu.be/5vYpKuHctjk Is foreign intervention an aid or a hindrance? In this panel, a wide range of domestic and international development experts discuss issues ranging from NGOs to industrialisation to China. We look into what the future potentially holds for sub-Saharan Africa, and how best millions can be lifted out of poverty. Organised by Helena Holter and … Continue reading Foreign Intervention in Africa Panel
https://youtu.be/YDacgizE_Fg 'Spotlight on the Shadow' is a new series on the untold impacts of COVID-19 on violence against women and girls. Bangladesh is one of the many countries struggling with the factors brought by the pandemic that lead to child marriage. This video explores the increase in child marriage in 2020 in a country home … Continue reading Child Marriage in Bangladesh
https://youtu.be/dJVC8fYhJf0 Farmers in India have been protesting against three farm acts passed by the Parliament of India in September 2020. But what exactly is going on? Narrated by Talha Islam and illustrated by Pearl Hong, Asia Events Officer, this video gives a short introduction to the origins and ongoing developments in the protests. Narrated by … Continue reading Farmers at War: A Short Introduction to India’s Agricultural Plight
https://youtu.be/fILJNeswgOE Volunteering tourism - "voluntourism" - might be a popular choice among some gap year students, but could it be doing more harm than good? Based on an interview with Jasper Friedrich, MSc Political Theory student at the University of Oxford, South America Events Officer Jasmine Alexander walks us through the origins and issues of … Continue reading Voluntourism: Gaining More Than You Give
https://youtu.be/LcV1mGc_Yx4 Jess Wallis (Middle East Events Officer, OxSID) animates the work of Lauren Johnston (research associate, China Institute, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London) based on an interview between her and Leo Bartels (Africa Events Officer, OxSID) which took place in June 2020 covering the increased interaction between China and areas … Continue reading Modern China-Africa Relations with Lauren Johnston
https://youtu.be/5WzH7OegzUw OxSID's Jess Wallis explains the history and context behind the Syrian Civil War, as well its current situation.
https://youtu.be/CVLCDXom1eI OxSID's Michelle Cho documents her journey back to South Korea, exploring how the government has managed to run such a successful containment strategy whilst maintaining transparency and civil liberties.