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.
On 15th October 2013, the LAC held a roundtable discussion on the legacy of the Chilean military coup of 11th September 1973, which deposed the elected Socialist president Dr Salvador Allende and led to 17 years of military dictatorship by General Augusto Pinochet.
The Hind 'in situ' language classes which start on Monday October 14th are still available for booking.
Forward to democracy or back to authoritarianism? The attitudinal bases of mass support for the Russian election protests of 2011–2012
Paul Chaisty & Stephen Whitefield. Department of Politics and International Relations , University of Oxford
Hindi "in situ" is an introduction to the Hindi language for fieldworkers and researchers which offers to provide a basic ability to read, write and speak the language as it is used in everyday life in India.
The Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster will be holding its monthly informal lunch meeting on Wednesday, 9th October, (week 0) at Wolfson. Please join us in hall at 12:45pm. Lunch will be on a pay-yourself basis and anyone with an interest in research on South Asia is very welcome.
On 4th October 2013, Dr Timothy Power (Director, Brazilian Studies Programme) visited the Institute of Latin America (ILA) of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Dr Power gave a lecture on Brazil’s street protests of 2013 to an audience of about 30 ILA faculty and students.
On October 4th 2013, the CPP team visited the National University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow, Russia, where it debated the early results of the project along with faculty and students of the Department of Comparative Politics.