Russian and East European Studies, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies
Grade 7: Salary in the range £31,076 - -£38,183 p.a. (pro rata)
We are seeking a part-time (60%), fixed-term Departmental Lecturer to assist in teaching and supervision for the MSc and MPhil in Russian and East European Studies. The post is a part time fixed term post until 30 September 2019 made available due to the secondment of the permanent post holder.
In September Dan Healey gave the opening keynote lecture at an intensive workshop at the University of Tallinn, ‘Researching, reworking and representing Soviet and Socialist LGBT histories’ (29 September to 2 October 2016).
Paul Irwin Crookes presents the latest research thinking on EU–China economic relations at a panel discussion book launch at the University of Oxford China Centre.
On Friday 4th November, Jennifer Holdaway gave a seminar at Hohai University in Nanjing on Interdisciplinary Research on Environment, Health and Development: New Challenges for a New Era (环境、健康与发展的跨学科研究：新时期的新挑战).
On 25th October, students and faculty on the MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies caught up with each other over an English 'afternoon tea', enjoying the opportunity to learn more about each other's research interests and experiences.
Professor Patricia Thornton co-edited a special issue of The China Quarterly: "Red Shadows: Memories and Legacies of the Chinese Cultural Revolution". Just published, the journal issue commemorates the 50th anniversary of the start of the Cultural Revolution.
Professor Kyle Jaros gave a talk on 26th October on his book project, "China's Urban Champions: The Politics of Metropolitan-Oriented Development", to the China Political Economy Discussion Group of the Department of Politics and International Studies and Centre for Development Studies.
African Studies Beyond the Binary: Critical Encounters at the Intersection
Researching Africa Day is a conference for graduate students, and abstract submissions are welcome from graduate students only.
Saturday 3 March 2018. St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.
Abstract submissions are due by midnight of Friday 19 January 2018. Abstracts may vary between 150 and 350 words, and be attached as a PDF or Microsoft Word document. The document should specify the applicant’s university, full name, email address and the topic or topics to which they think the paper would best belong. They should be submitted to RADOxford2018@gmail.com.
On Thursday, 16th November 2017 we were joined by David Brown (Oxford), who gave a seminar entitled 'African Studies Seminar: The Social Dimensions of Land Rights Reform in Liberia'.
SIAS can only submit a maximum of three applications to this call so we are introducing an SIAS internal selection process, any interested candidates need to meet the deadlines below:
SIAS intention to apply by: Monday 1st August at the very latest
The Latin American Centre is now seeking applications for the CAF Visiting Fellowship in Latin American Economics for 2016.
The Latin American Centre is now seeking applications for the two CAF Scholarships for 2016-17. These scholarships are awarded to students from one of the CAF shareholder countries who take up a place to study on the MSc in Latin American Studies at the University of Oxford.
Paul Irwin Crookes delivered a presentation on cross-Taiwan Strait relations based on the latest research from his just-published co-edited volume at a policy-focused book launch event hosted by the Royal United Services Institute in Whitehall, London.
Middle India and Rural-Urban Development explores the socio-economic conditions of an ‘India’ that falls between the cracks of macro-economic analysis, sectoral research and micro-level ethnography.
Two MSc African Studies graduates, Robtel Neajai Pailey and Rafael Marques de Morais were included in the Financial Times list of '25 Africans to Watch' in this weekend's special feature magazine.