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
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.
African Studies Beyond the Binary: Critical Encounters at the Intersection
Researching Africa Day is a conference for graduate students, and abstract submissions are welcome from graduate students only.
Saturday 3 March 2018. St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.
Abstract submissions are due by midnight of Friday 19 January 2018. Abstracts may vary between 150 and 350 words, and be attached as a PDF or Microsoft Word document. The document should specify the applicant’s university, full name, email address and the topic or topics to which they think the paper would best belong. They should be submitted to RADOxford2018@gmail.com.
On Thursday, 16th November 2017 we were joined by David Brown (Oxford), who gave a seminar entitled 'African Studies Seminar: The Social Dimensions of Land Rights Reform in Liberia'.
SIAS can only submit a maximum of three applications to this call so we are introducing an SIAS internal selection process, any interested candidates need to meet the deadlines below:
SIAS intention to apply by: Monday 1st August at the very latest
A number of our students have been involved in Rhodes Must Fall Oxford, a student-led movement to decolonise the space, the curriculum, and the institutional memory at Oxford University.
Social scientists have assessed the fast expansion, and commercialization, of Chinese education under market reforms sincethe late 1970s, and have delved specifically into the quality of vocational school teaching and classroom learning.
Another interview with Barbara Harriss-White to mark International Women's Day appears on page 2 of the New Indian Express (Mon 7 March) under the title "Oxford Prof's Tryst with Arni That Sparked a Lifelong Romance".