Our newsletter, published annually since 2009 provides an overview of activities relating to the study of Japan that have taken place or are taking place across the entire university.
The Schools of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Anthropology and Museum Ethnography are delighted to announce the appointment of Nayanika Mathur as Associate Professor of the Anthropology of South Asia.
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The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seek applications for a fixed-term (until 31 July 2020) Departmental Lectureship in Contemporary Chinese Studies.
Paul Irwin Crookes took the opportunity during a recent research trip to London to catch up with alumni from the MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies by getting together at a local pub in the heart of Bloomsbury.
The British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships are three-year Fellowship awards made to an annual cohort of outstanding Early Career Scholars. The call will open soon.
The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx), in association with St Edmund Hall, Christ Church College and St.
Paul Irwin Crookes presented his latest research thinking at the annual EU-China Policy and Practice Roundtable and Forum in Brussels organised by the Friends of Europe think-tank in collaboration with the Mission of the People’s Repu
We are pleased to announce Sasakawa studentships (each worth £10,000) will be available for postgraduate students in Japanese studies from October 2014. The studentships are open to students of any nationality, but applications from UK nationals are particularly encouraged.
Tickets are on sale for the Oxford Forum for International Development, taking place at the Said Business School on the 21st-23rd February 2014.
On which pillars does presidential power depend? Which factors ensure (in)stability? Paul Chaisty, Nic Cheeseman and Timothy Power from the University of Oxford have compared different presidential systems in the world regions of Africa, Latin America and the former Soviet Union.
On Thursday 30th January, 2014, Dr Azam Chaudhury of the Lahore School of Economics gave a seminar to CSASP students, entitled Workers and Owners at Odds: Innovation and Incentives in Pakistan.
Students of Hindi today (10th February 2014) tried their hand at bargaining for silk saris, colourful kurtas and shimmering scarves in a make-shift ‘Indian clothing store’ as part of the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme’s course “Hindi ‘in situ’”.
On Thursday evening, the LAC welcomed Juan Luis Passarelli and Mathew Charles to preview their new documentary, The Engineer. The film follows the daily routine of Israel Ticas, the only forensic criminologist in El Salvador.
Chris Arnold, David Doyle and Nina Wiesehomeier analyse Dilma’s Mensagem ao Congresso from last monday. As they report on their blog, the incumbant Brazilian president started out with a position close to Lula, her predecessor.
On 31st January 2014, Prof Scott Mainwaring (University of Notre Dame) visited the LAC and presented his new book in co-authorship with Dr Aníbal Pérez-Liñán of the University of Pittsburgh.
On 31st January 2014, with the generous support of Santander Universities UK, the Brazilian Studies Programme hosted a day-long workshop on “The Brazilian Political Class: Ideology, Values, and Policy Preferences.” Papers explored data collected in a summer 2013 survey of the Brazilian Congress c