On Sunday 5th October Professors Chris Davis and Chris Gerry of REES travelled to Moscow together for academic work related to their joint and individual projects on economics of health and health reform in Russia.
A new exhibition of photographs, curated by Dr Indrajit Roy, opens in the Private Dining Room at Wolfson College on Saturday 11 November.
North Korea has been attracting attention in the international press for its ballistic missiles shot through Japanese airspace, tests of nuclear weapons, and exchanges of polemics with a leader of a major democracy.
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Doctoral student Linda Qian (Area Studies - China) has published an article in the International Journal of Communication, based on the dissertation she wrote for her MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies.
The Forum on Health, Environment and Development will hold its 9th Annual Conference in Beijing November 9-10, 2017. Please see attached notice and spread the word!
For more information, contact Dr Jennifer Holdaway.
A new paper has been published by Christopher Gerry and his team of Russian researchers examining the emerging patterns of life expectancy across 30 OECD countries, including 11 East European countries.
Plan Condor: Francesca Lessa co-authored an article with Pierre-Louis Le Goff and was published by Al Jazeera’s Opinion section
The Award of Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences has been conferred on former CSASP Director Professor Barbara Harriss-White for her contribution to the Social Sciences. CSASP is glad to congratulate Professor Harriss-White on this significant
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.