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.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) is proud to announce the launch of a new and distinctive DPhil in Area Studies to complement its existing world-renowned master’s programmes. Applications for our doctorate will be accepted from September 1st 2016, for entry in October 2017.
The School extends a warm welcome to Dr Jennifer Holdaway who has recently joined SIAS as a Senior Research Fellow.
From 12th to 15th July 2016 Rachel Murphy participated in a conference supported by the British Council and the China National Science Foundation on migration and urbanisation in China and Europe, which aimed to forge links between scholars based in UK and China.
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, Oxford
Grade 5: £24,298 to £28,982 per annum
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA STUDIES
Grade 5: £24,298-£28,982per annum
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced administrator looking to launch or progress a career in university administration. You will support academic activity in the African Studies Centre, a thriving part of the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies. Taking responsibility for the day-to-day delivery and administration of the MSc in African Studies as well as supporting the vibrant programme of events and activities held at The African Studies Centre.
Abstract: This article assesses the impact of drugs on agricultural production, trade and livelihoods more broadly by focusing on cannabis and khat in Lesotho, Nigeria and Kenya.
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.