On Wednesday 17th May at 4pm Judith Pallot will be discussing her and Elena Katz's book 'Waiting at the Prison Gate: Women, Identity and the Russian Prison System’ with Laurie Taylor, on the BBC Radio 4 programme 'Thinking Allowed'.
Starting in Michaelmas Term 2017, (Post)Socialisms in the Global Context is a new work-in-progress group for faculty and students working on themes related to socialism and postsocialism, broadly defined.
The EC has now opened the 2017 Call for Proposals for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships.
A new publication in April 2017 by Christopher Mark Davis, Reader in Command and Transition Economies at REES, analyses Russia’s Changing Economic and Military Relations with Europe and Asia from Cold War to the Ukraine Conflict: The Impacts of Power
Paul Irwin Crookes presented the latest research thinking on EU-China trade relations at a research seminar jointly organised by The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and Credit Suisse Research Institute and hel
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a. (pro rata)
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seek applications for part-time (50% FTE), fixed-term Departmental Lectureship in Contemporary Chinese Studies.
The role will involve teaching and teaching-related administration in the Contemporary China Studies programme. This includes giving lectures and classes as part the core course Study of Contemporary China; classes in research methods and an option course as well as supervise some masters’ dissertations.
South Asia Day, Trinity Term, 2017
South Asia Research Cluster (SARC), Wolfson College, University of Oxford with the Contemporary South Asia Seminar.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Department of Politics and International Relations are delighted to welcome Yaacov Yadgar as the Stanley Lewis Chair of Israel Studies. Professor Yadgar, who is currently teaching politics at Bar-Ilan University, will be joining the university
This brochure provides a brief history of Japanese studies at Oxford University, an explanation of the origins of the Nissan Institute and an introduction to the current fellows working here and their research interests.
On 6th June, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited the Latin American Centre, where he gave an informal presentation on the current situation in Colombia to a selected group of students and the staff of the Centre.
On 23rd September 2013, the Oxford team presented the CPP project to the Department of Political Science, University of São Paulo (USP).
Dr Eduardo Posada-Carbó has just published ‘Colombia: Democratic Governance Amidst and Armed Conflict’, a chapter in Jorge Dominguez and Michael Shifter’s edited volume Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013, 4th edition).
On 20th September 2013, the CPP team visited the Federal University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil, where a symposium on comparative presidentialism was sponsored jointly by the graduate programs in Law and Political Science.
On 19th September, 2013 the CPP held its first regional workshop at the Federal Senate of Brazil in Brasília. The event was jointly opened by Senators Cyro Miranda, Flexa Ribeiro, and Lídice da Mata, by the Ambassador of the United Kingdom, HE Alex Ellis, and by the Director of the Brazilian Legi
On 16th September 2013, Paul Chaisty, Nic Cheeseman, Svitlana Chernykh and Timothy Power presented cross-regional findings from the Coalitional Presidentialism Project.
Mr Ian Rapley will be joining us as Postdoctoral Teaching Associate for the academic year 2013-2014. He is completing his DPhil in modern Japanese history and prior to that he was a student on the MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies programme.