Yotam Gidron (MSc class of 2016-2017) has published a version of his excellent dissertation (supervised by Sebabatso Manoeli) in the Journal of Eastern African Studies. Yotam is now on a DPhil programme in Durham University.
LAC faculty and students turned out in great numbers to the International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in Barcelona (23-26 May 2018). This was the first LASA held in Europe and the largest meeting ever, with nearly 8000 participants.
Mr Fergus Cochrane-Dyet, the United Kingdom High Commissioner to Zambia, presented a lunch seminar entitled “Is Britain Still Relevant to Africa?” at the African Studies Centre on Monday, 21 May.
The EC has now opened the 2018 Call for Proposals for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships. SIAS will select and support excellent experienced researchers of any nationality and age, that comply with MSCA mobility rules.
The African Studies Centre welcomed Liberian Parliamentary delegates, on Friday, 11th May 2018.
BRITISH GROUP INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION
DELEGATION FROM LIBERIA
The Latin American Centre of the University of Oxford and the Public Prosecutor's Office for Crimes against Humanity of the Republic of Argentina (PCCH) organised a two-day workshop in Buenos Aires on May 8 and 9 on the topic of “Investigating Crimes against Humanity in South America: Challen
On 7 May 2018, the Latin American Centre and Oxford Women in Politics (OXWiP) hosted a lecture by Dilma Rousseff, president of Brazil from 2011 to 2016.
The Research Centre runs regular events and different publication formats addressing different audiences, including policy-makers, the media and the wider public - in addition to academic audiences. Access the centre's website here.
Last week, the LAC co-hosted a 2-day conference with King's College London entitled 'Democratic Brazil Ascendant'. The first day of the event was held in St Antony's College, Oxford, and the second day was at King's College London.
Francesca Lessa has been interviewed by TV channel, Canal 10, about the Uruguayan Supreme Court's decision to remove judge Mariana Mota from investigations into crimes perpetrated by the former dictatorship.
The African Studies Centre is offering a Canon Collins/African Studies scholarship in association with Linacre College for the MSc in African Studies for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Dr Hélène Neveu Kringelbach was interviewed on the issue of dance and morality by Senegalese daily 'Sud Quotidien' during the 'Africa Nko - Africa in the World' colloquium held in Dakar from the 28th of January to 1st of February 2013.
Congratulations to Ms Ilma Afroz, MSc in Contemporary India alumna 2011-12 who will join UNORCID as an intern in March. Ilma will be supporting the pilot province office in Palangkaraya in Central Kalimantan.
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CSASP Associate Shapan Adnan publishes paper 'Land grabs and primitive accumulation in deltaic Bangladesh: interactions between neoliberal globalization, state interventions, power relations and peasant resistance'
MSc students have a unique opportunity to learn Russian language as part of their MSc in REES degree.
The programme for the 14th Annual Researching Africa Day has been released. The workshop will be taking place on Saturday, 23rd February 2013 at St Antony's College, Oxford.