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
The Russian and East European Studies unit in the University of Oxford’s School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies views the Hungarian government’s proposed legislation, apparently designed solely to curtail the operation of the Central European University, with regret and dismay.
On 21 March 2017, Professor Kyle Jaros gave a lecture based on his book project entitled "China's Urban Champions and the Politics of Spatial Development" at the Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies' Noon Lecture Series at the Uni
Professor Lora-Wainwright's second monograph “Resigned Activism: Living with Pollution in Rural China”, drawing on multisited fieldwork and interdisciplinary collaborations over the past decade, will be published by
On 17 March 2017, Professor Kyle Jaros presented a paper entitled "China's Provincial-Administration-of-Counties Reforms: Redistributing Economic Opportunity or 'Rescaling' Urban Bias?" at the Association for Asian Studies annual confere
Juliana Martínez Franzoni, Diego Sánchez Ancochea and Salvador Martí have just concluded a report on universalism and social policy in Latin America that can be found on the CEPAL webpage. Here is the abstract:
Jenny Chan was interviewed on Le Devoir on Chinese migrants' workers lives. The article was written by Jean-Frédéric Légaré-Tremblay and published on the 30th of December, 2015.
An interview with Professor Takehiko Kariya is going to be shown as part of an NHK Educational (Eテレ) programme "戦後史証言プロジェクト 日本人は何をめざしてきたのか 未来への選択（５）教育" This 90 minute programme will be broadcast this Saturday 9 January from 23:00.
As part of an termly tradition, students of the Msc in Contemporary India programme have a documentary screening every term.
Barbara Harriss-White’s Globalisation lecture, given at SOAS, argues first that climate change – with the complications we observe in Paris – is actually reductionist. Gaseous pollution is but one of many natural cycles and processes that are now dangerously disturbed by human activity.
On 27th November, Timothy Power was a discussant at the book launch for Ludolfo Paramio (editor), Desafección política y gobernabilidad: el reto político (Madrid: Marcial Pons, 2015).
The EU summit will will focus specifically on the question of migration from Africa. In October 2015 alone, a record 218,000 refugees and migrants crossed the Mediterranean.