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
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
On 30th January 2014, the Brazilian Studies Programme joined forces with the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (Rio de Janeiro) and with the Kellogg Institute (University of Notre Dame) to organize a public event in London on “The Brazilian Outlook for 2014.” The event was held at the Notre Dame London Cen
Congratulations to Liz Chatterjee on the publication of her book Delhi: Mostly Harmless: One woman's vision of the city.
Liz graduated from the MSc in Contemporary India in its very first cohort and, amongst other things, is now a teaching fellow on the course.
Dr Nic Cheeseman and colleagues have been awarded almost £800,000 by the ESRC to research “The impact of elections: voting, political behaviour and democracy in sub-Saharan Africa”.
Zhongwen Zhang, a current student on the MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies, will have a paper in a forthcoming edited volume to be published by Social Sciences Academic Press in Beijing.
The LAC Working Papers in Political Economy series is part of the collaboration between the Latin American Centre and CAF Development Bank of Latin America. The Latin American Centre aims to publish high quality work in pr
Nic Cheeseman, Director of the African Studies Centre at Oxford, has appeared on Bloomberg TV (22 December) to review the major events and trends of 2013.
The MSc in African Studies is a world leading three-term, nine-month course designed both as a stand-alone interdisciplinary introduction to current debates about Africa, and as a preparation for doctoral research on Africa.