The African Studies Centre is delighted to announce that Prof. Wale Adebanwi has been appointed Rhodes Professor of Race Relations and will be joining us in July 2017.
Barclay Bram Shoemaker, current student in the MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies, has recently published a selection of articles in Vice which give readers original insight into China's rapidly changing society.
Dr. Anna Pleshakova has been awarded a TDEP grant of £10K to implement the project "Research Methods for Multimodal Communication and Discourse Analyses" (January-July 2017).
Paul Irwin Crookes presented evidence about the potential impact of Brexit on UK-China relations as a contributor to a policy-led interdisciplinary workshop hosted by the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford.
Paul Irwin Crookes presented the latest research thinking on the future of economic relations between the United Kingdom and Taiwan in light of Brexit at a policy seminar hosted by The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and S
The Leverhulme Trust invites applications for its early-career fellowships. The 2017 round will open on 1st January 2017.
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Rachel Murphy and her colleagues from Renmin University, Minhui Zhou and Ran Tao have just published an article on the implications of parents' rural-urban labour migration for the subjective wellbeing and health of the children 'left behind'.
A new book edited by Paul Irwin Crookes and Jan Knoerich has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan’s St Antony’s Series.
Miguel Carter, a former Research Fellow at the Centre for Brazilian Studies and St Antony’s alum, has recently published Challenging Social Inequality: The Landless Rural Workers Movement and Agrarian Reform in Brazil with Duke University Press.
…“When the pre-existing grievance mechanisms fail to work, some aggrieved laborers may take direct actions to protest against injustice,” said Dr. Jenny Chan, an expert on Chinese labor studies at the University of Oxford.
Tracy Beck Fenwick (Australian National University), a former St Antony’s student and LAC affiliate, has just published Federalism, Democracy, and Poverty Alleviation in Brazil and Argentina with the University of Notre Dame Press.