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
Second year MPhil in REES student, Sam Ramani, provides a counter-argument to Russia's current policy of conducting airstrikes to bolster Assad against ISIS in Syria, by arguing that ISIS can only be durably undermined through trilateral diplomacy involving Russia, Iran and Saudi Arabia.
A number of articles have been specially selected by Kama Maclean, Editor of South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, to be free to view until 31st December 2015.
Professor McCartney will today be speaking at the English-Speaking Union on the topic of Contemporary Pakistan. This follows on from his appearance last year, focussing on India. The talk takes place at 12.30 today at the Sharnbrook Hotel in Bedford.
Prof Gwen Sasse was part of a transdisciplinary discussion at the House of World Cultures in Berlin on 3 October where she gave a lecture in reaction to the work by the artistic collective Slavs and Tatars. The discussion touched on issues such as the perception of time, identity, ‘the self vs.
ASEEES confers the 2015 Distinguished Contributions to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Award to Professors Archie Brown (Oxford University) and Alexander Rabinowitch (Indiana University).
Bhumi Purohit, MSc Contemporary India 2014-15.
Our congratulations go out to Bhumi - you can read her essay below.