School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,076 p.a.
The African Studies Centre in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates for a fixed-term postdoctoral position, to work on the ERC-funded project ‘Comparing the Copperbelt: Political Culture and Knowledge Production in Central Africa’ for 36 months. The appointee will work as part of a larger team of postdoctoral researchers reporting to the Principal Investigator, Professor Miles Larmer.
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies in association with St Antony's College
Grade 10a: From £45,562 p.a.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) seeks to appoint a permanent Associate Professor of Russian and Eurasian Political Economy, in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at St Antony’s College, as described in the further particulars. The postholder will be based at SIAS, Bevington Road, Oxford.
Paul Irwin Crookes presented the latest thinking on the direction for economic relations between the European Union and China as a keynote speaker for the China Development Society at the University of Warwick.
Jonny Steinberg, Professor of African Studies and Director of the African Studies Centre, has published an article on ‘Re-examining the early years of anti-retroviral treatment in South Africa: A taste for medicine’ in African Affairs.
On Thursday 12 January, Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada, together with Assistant Professor Manjari Chatterjee Miller of Boston University and Professor Ian Hall of Griffith University, Australia, spoke at an event to launch the special edition of International Affairs published this month.
On Friday 13 January, Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada, together with Professor Amrita Narlika of GIGA and Assistant Professor Manjari Chatterjee Miller of Boston University, spoke at a launch event for the special edition of International Affairs published this month, held at The German Institute of
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.
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.
The first cross-unit SIAS student party took place in May 2014, in a very small seminar room, thanks to the unpredictable (or should that be predictable?) English weather.