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,
A number of our students have been involved in Rhodes Must Fall Oxford, a student-led movement to decolonise the space, the curriculum, and the institutional memory at Oxford University.
Social scientists have assessed the fast expansion, and commercialization, of Chinese education under market reforms sincethe late 1970s, and have delved specifically into the quality of vocational school teaching and classroom learning.
Another interview with Barbara Harriss-White to mark International Women's Day appears on page 2 of the New Indian Express (Mon 7 March) under the title "Oxford Prof's Tryst with Arni That Sparked a Lifelong Romance".
Dr Nic Cheeseman has been appointed the founding Editor in Chief of the Oxford Encyclopaedia of African Politics, a new reference guide that will be published in hard copy and on-line by Oxford University Press.
Sanjay Suri, interviews students from the LSE and Oxford's Contemporary South Asia Studies Programme about the Indian budget. Prof Matthew McCartney also makes an appearance.