Amidst tensions on the Sino-Indian border, the School’s Kate Sullivan de Estrada, together with Nicola Leveringhaus of King’s College London, argues that China perceives an Indian threat in the global nuclear order https://
On Monday 19 June 2017, Jennifer Holdaway gave a talk to faculty and students at Fudan University in Shanghai titled "Balancing environmental and social justice: the implications of stronger environmental protection for rural-urban inequality."
She will work on a project titled: @huanjing: The New frontiers of the State and the Politics of Environmental Conflict Resolution in China
Nobusuke Tokura, Senior Vice President of Nissan Technical Centre Europe, represented Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., at a celebration at the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies on May 19th, 2017 to commemorate the 100th volume of the Institute’s Routledge Series.
Paul Irwin Crookes contributed to a conference entitled ‘Brexit, China and Other New Challenges to International Trade Law’, hosted by SOAS and co-organised by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London and t
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