Roy Allison gave the keynote presentation in Batumi, Georgia, at a regional conference of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in cooperation with the Parliament of Georgia, 23-25 April 2018.
Paul Irwin Crookes presented his research on current opportunities and ongoing challenges in the UK’s economic relationship with China at a recent conference organised by the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT), held in London.
Dr Hamsa Ragan recently had her artictle The Ethics of Transnational Feminist Research and Activism: An Argument for a More Comprehensive View published in the Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
Congratulations to Anna Lora-Wainwright who has won this year's prestigious BBC Thinking Allowed/British Sociological Association Ethnography award for her book Resigned Activism: Living with Pollution in Rural China in recog
Paul Irwin Crookes was a panel speaker at a recent workshop in Shanghai analysing the EU's maritime strategic engagement with China in the East Asia region. The workshop hosted in China by the Shanghai Institute of International Studies (SIIS), was co-organised by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (F
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, 11 Bevington Road, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.
The Middle East Studies Programme in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates in a social science discipline or modern history, with special reference to the Middle East, for a fixed term Postdoctoral Research Officer position, funded by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation for 24 months. The School is looking for the best possible candidate working within the study of the Middle East with particular reference to Turkey, Iran or Egypt.
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
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".