'Who Are 'We'? Reimagining Alterity and Affinity in Anthropology' co-edited by Professor Nayanika Mathur has just been published by Berghahn Books (New York).
Japan-based filmmaker John Williams, who spent a sabbatical last year with us, has made a new film which will be on release in Tokyo from Saturday 30 June for three weeks with English subtitles. The film 審判 or "The Trial" is based on Franz Kafka's famous work but set in contemporary Tokyo.
Kalashnikov, Antony and Thorsten Holzhauser. “Communist Successors and Narratives of the Past: Party Factions in the German PDS and the Russian CPRF, 1990-2005.” In Historical Memory of Central and East European Communism. Edited by Agnieszka Mrozik and Stanislav Holubec, 41-73.
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
Professor Payne from the Transitional Justice Research Collaborative will discuss the impact of transitional justice mechanisms in strengthening democracy, human rights, and peace at the World Bank headquarters on Thursday 5 March.
Read the article Minoritarian Rule: How India's Electoral System Created the Illusion of a BJP Landslide in Economic and Political Weekly.This article was co-authored by Babak Moussavi who graduated from the MSc in Contemporary Ind
February 2015 sees the end of a very successful one month visiting scholarship for four PhD students from Pakistan hosted by Wolfson College and the Contemporary South Asia Programme in SIAS.
2013-14 MSc student Ryan Brown has just published a long essay in Slate Magazine based on her Masters dissertation on Ponte, a huge residential building in downtown Johannesburg's.