The Newton International Fellowship provides funding for two years for an early career researcher to work at a UK university. It is for those currently based outside the UK and who have spent less than 12 months of the last 36 months in the UK.
In October 2016 Prof Christopher Davis was appointed for three years as a Professorial Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing.
Professor Sasse's latest piece on Ukraine went live today on Carnegie Europe's Strategic Europe blog.
The piece focuses on fresh opinion polll data gathered by Prof Sasse from displaced people in Ukraine and Russia.
We're delighted to unveil the new logo for Middle East Studies.
This is the final piece in the jigsaw and means that all the SIAS units now have their own individual branding.
India's odyssey through International Affairs is a virtual issue that curates a set of 14 India-focused articles and published speeches spanning 95 years of International Affairs.
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 2017.
School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,076 p.a.
The African Studies Centre in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates for a fixed-term postdoctoral position, to work on the ERC-funded project ‘Comparing the Copperbelt: Political Culture and Knowledge Production in Central Africa’ for 36 months. The appointee will work as part of a larger team of postdoctoral researchers reporting to the Principal Investigator, Professor Miles Larmer.
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies in association with St Antony's College
Grade 10a: From £45,562 p.a.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) seeks to appoint a permanent Associate Professor of Russian and Eurasian Political Economy, in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at St Antony’s College, as described in the further particulars. The postholder will be based at SIAS, Bevington Road, Oxford.
Paul Irwin Crookes presented the latest thinking on the direction for economic relations between the European Union and China as a keynote speaker for the China Development Society at the University of Warwick.
Jonny Steinberg, Professor of African Studies and Director of the African Studies Centre, has published an article on ‘Re-examining the early years of anti-retroviral treatment in South Africa: A taste for medicine’ in African Affairs.
The Faculty of Oriental Studies is looking for applications for an Urdu Casual Teacher to conduct 16 hours of Urdu literary prose reading classes in Hilary Term 2018 (18 Jan-8 March).
Duties: conducting 16 hours of Urdu literary prose reading classes includes:
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
The Latin American Centre is now seeking applications for the CAF Visiting Fellowship in Latin American Economics for 2016.
The Latin American Centre is now seeking applications for the two CAF Scholarships for 2016-17. These scholarships are awarded to students from one of the CAF shareholder countries who take up a place to study on the MSc in Latin American Studies at the University of Oxford.
A Memorial Service is being held on Saturday 28th February, at 11.00 am at Christ Church. All welcome to attend.