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
Congratulations to Yaacov Yadgar, Stanley Lewis Professor of Israel Studies who gave the Inaugural Lecture 'Israel and the Meaning of Jewish Sovereignty.'
The 'Rethinking Nationalism, Sectarianism and Ethno-religious Mobilisation in the Middle East' conference convened by Dr Alex Henley, Dr Ceren Lord, Dr Hiroko Miyokawa was held over 26-28 January 2018 at St Antony's College and Pembroke College.
Paul Irwin Crookes was interviewed and quoted by The New York Times for an article that examined current and prospective UK-China relations as part of the background to Prime Minister Theresa May’s trade and investment visit
On 15th October 2013, the LAC held a roundtable discussion on the legacy of the Chilean military coup of 11th September 1973, which deposed the elected Socialist president Dr Salvador Allende and led to 17 years of military dictatorship by General Augusto Pinochet.
The Hind 'in situ' language classes which start on Monday October 14th are still available for booking.
Forward to democracy or back to authoritarianism? The attitudinal bases of mass support for the Russian election protests of 2011–2012
Paul Chaisty & Stephen Whitefield. Department of Politics and International Relations , University of Oxford
Hindi "in situ" is an introduction to the Hindi language for fieldworkers and researchers which offers to provide a basic ability to read, write and speak the language as it is used in everyday life in India.
The Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster will be holding its monthly informal lunch meeting on Wednesday, 9th October, (week 0) at Wolfson. Please join us in hall at 12:45pm. Lunch will be on a pay-yourself basis and anyone with an interest in research on South Asia is very welcome.
On 4th October 2013, Dr Timothy Power (Director, Brazilian Studies Programme) visited the Institute of Latin America (ILA) of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Dr Power gave a lecture on Brazil’s street protests of 2013 to an audience of about 30 ILA faculty and students.
On October 4th 2013, the CPP team visited the National University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow, Russia, where it debated the early results of the project along with faculty and students of the Department of Comparative Politics.