SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA STUDIES in association with St Anne's College
The University of Oxford seeks to appoint an outstanding candidate to the Stanley Lewis Professorship of Israel Studies from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The African Studies Centre are delighted to announce that MAKING UBUMWE: Power, State and Camps in Rwanda's Unity-Building Project, by Dr Andrea Purdeková, has been named a finalist for the African Studies Association’s 2016 Bethwell. A. Ogot Book Prize.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies is pleased to announce the appointment of Sebabatso Manoeli as Departmental Lecturer in African History at the African Studies Centre.
The Guardian featured a quote by Jenny Chan in a September 19th opinion piece ('Your new iPhone’s features include oppression, inequality--and vast profit') by columnist Aditya Chakrabortty.
The Nissan Institute and St. Antony’s College are pleased to announce the introduction of the new Scott Family Scholarship for a student who studies for a one-year (MSc) or two-year (MPhil) degree in Modern Japanese Studies. Special consideration will be given to a student with a disability.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies are delighted to welcome Dr Thomas Hendriks. Dr Hendriks will be involved in the teaching of the MSc in African Studies at the African Studies Centre.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Contemporary China Studies Programme is delighted to welcome Professor Kyle Jaros who joins us from Harvard Kennedy School as the Associate Professor in the Political Economy of China.
On 18 August 2016 Miriam Driessen was invited to speak at the conference ‘Affective Apocalypses and Millennial Well-being’, organized by the J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, at Queen’s University Belfast.
Dr Hiroaki Matsuura has taken up the post of Departmental Lecturer in the Economy of Japan starting January 2013. Dr Matsuura joins us from Harvard University where he has recently completed a doctorate on "Rights, Health Laws, and Health Outcomes".
On Monday 10 December, the LAC co-hosted a conference in Lima on the political economy of social inclusion in Latin America. The conference, which was attended by more than 400 people, was co-sponsored by CAF-Development Bank of Latin America and the Universidad del Pacífico.
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On 23rd November 2012, Dr Svitlana Chernykh and Dr Timothy Power presented the CPP project to an audience of faculty and graduate students in the Department of Political Science, University of Salamanca.
On Friday 2 November 2012, the LAC held its first reception for visiting researchers and DPhil students who are working on Latin America. The reception was opened by LAC Director, Professor Leigh A. Payne.
The Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies is sad to announce that during the summer vacation Mark Rebick decided to take early retirement from his post as University Lecturer in the Economy of Japan. He joins Ann Waswo and Arthur Stockwin as an emeritus fellow of the institute.