In the face of administrative harassment, the Dotyk festival of queer history took place in Minsk, Belarus, from 6 to 8 April 2018.
The Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) and Waseda University are currently recruiting for a Japanese fellow to take part in the third stage of an SPF-funded Oxford University research project (September 2018-September 2020).
The objectives of the project are:
We are pleased to announce that two former students of the MSc/MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies were prize winners at the 28th Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese this year.
The Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies would like to welcome Dr Mateja Kovacic to the Institute. She is our first British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow.
The Contemporary South Asia Programme in The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) are looking for four students from Oxford University who would like to visit Lahore for one week in late March 2018.
Professor Kyle Jaros has published a co-authored article with Jennifer Pan (Stanford University) in The China Quarterly: 'China's Newsmakers: Official Media Coverage and Political Shifts in the Xi Jinping Era' The full article c
We are pleased to announce Sasakawa studentships (each worth £10,000) will be available for postgraduate students in Japanese studies from October 2014. The studentships are open to students of any nationality, but applications from UK nationals are particularly encouraged.
Tickets are on sale for the Oxford Forum for International Development, taking place at the Said Business School on the 21st-23rd February 2014.
On which pillars does presidential power depend? Which factors ensure (in)stability? Paul Chaisty, Nic Cheeseman and Timothy Power from the University of Oxford have compared different presidential systems in the world regions of Africa, Latin America and the former Soviet Union.
On Thursday 30th January, 2014, Dr Azam Chaudhury of the Lahore School of Economics gave a seminar to CSASP students, entitled Workers and Owners at Odds: Innovation and Incentives in Pakistan.
Students of Hindi today (10th February 2014) tried their hand at bargaining for silk saris, colourful kurtas and shimmering scarves in a make-shift ‘Indian clothing store’ as part of the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme’s course “Hindi ‘in situ’”.
On Thursday evening, the LAC welcomed Juan Luis Passarelli and Mathew Charles to preview their new documentary, The Engineer. The film follows the daily routine of Israel Ticas, the only forensic criminologist in El Salvador.
Chris Arnold, David Doyle and Nina Wiesehomeier analyse Dilma’s Mensagem ao Congresso from last monday. As they report on their blog, the incumbant Brazilian president started out with a position close to Lula, her predecessor.
On 31st January 2014, Prof Scott Mainwaring (University of Notre Dame) visited the LAC and presented his new book in co-authorship with Dr Aníbal Pérez-Liñán of the University of Pittsburgh.
On 31st January 2014, with the generous support of Santander Universities UK, the Brazilian Studies Programme hosted a day-long workshop on “The Brazilian Political Class: Ideology, Values, and Policy Preferences.” Papers explored data collected in a summer 2013 survey of the Brazilian Congress c