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.
Two of our MSc students (2014-2015) have just been awarded the Ivan Morris Prize for the Best Dissertation in the UK given by the British Association of Japanese Studies
Miss Natalia Doan,
Sami Kent, MSc African Studies class of 2013-14, has produced a two-part documentary for the BBC World Service on African space programmes past and present, to be broadcast on 18 and 25 October 2016.
ST CROSS COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
Graduate Admissions Open Day
3-5 pm, Wednesday 9th November 2016
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.
…“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.