Yaacov Yadgar joins SIAS and the Department of Politics and International Relations as the Stanley Lewis Chair of Israel Studies

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

Jennifer Holdaway speaks about environment and health in China on podcast for the Council on Foreign Relations

Dr Holdaway, senior research fellow at Oxford and assistant professor of health policy at the Yale School of Public Health, is the co-director of the Forum on Health, Environment, and Development, which promotes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the impacts of environmental factors o


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Call for Papers: Researching Africa Day 2018

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