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.
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,
Globally rice is a crucial crop: it has a central role in providing food, it has a central role in providing employment, and it has substantial environmental impacts. This paper looks at the environmental impacts from rice farming, specifically greenhouse gas emissions.
Some of the poorest people in the world are becoming significantly less poor, according to a groundbreaking academic study which has taken a new approach to measuring deprivation.
Francesca Lessa has been interviewed by TV channel, Canal 10, about the Uruguayan Supreme Court's decision to remove judge Mariana Mota from investigations into crimes perpetrated by the former dictatorship.
Last week, the LAC co-hosted a 2-day conference with King's College London entitled 'Democratic Brazil Ascendant'. The first day of the event was held in St Antony's College, Oxford, and the second day was at King's College London.
The African Studies Centre is offering a Canon Collins/African Studies scholarship in association with Linacre College for the MSc in African Studies for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Dr Hélène Neveu Kringelbach was interviewed on the issue of dance and morality by Senegalese daily 'Sud Quotidien' during the 'Africa Nko - Africa in the World' colloquium held in Dakar from the 28th of January to 1st of February 2013.