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
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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.
Middle India and Rural-Urban Development explores the socio-economic conditions of an ‘India’ that falls between the cracks of macro-economic analysis, sectoral research and micro-level ethnography.
Two MSc African Studies graduates, Robtel Neajai Pailey and Rafael Marques de Morais were included in the Financial Times list of '25 Africans to Watch' in this weekend's special feature magazine.
Rachel Murphy and her colleagues from Renmin University, Minhui Zhou and Ran Tao have just published an article on the implications of parents' rural-urban labour migration for the subjective wellbeing and health of the children 'left behind'.
A new book edited by Paul Irwin Crookes and Jan Knoerich has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan’s St Antony’s Series.
Miguel Carter, a former Research Fellow at the Centre for Brazilian Studies and St Antony’s alum, has recently published Challenging Social Inequality: The Landless Rural Workers Movement and Agrarian Reform in Brazil with Duke University Press.
…“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.