The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies is pleased to announce the appointment of Sebabatso Manoeli as Departmental Lecturer in African History at the African Studies Centre.
The Guardian featured a quote by Jenny Chan in a September 19th opinion piece ('Your new iPhone’s features include oppression, inequality--and vast profit') by columnist Aditya Chakrabortty.
The Nissan Institute and St. Antony’s College are pleased to announce the introduction of the new Scott Family Scholarship for a student who studies for a one-year (MSc) or two-year (MPhil) degree in Modern Japanese Studies. Special consideration will be given to a student with a disability.
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.
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.
The School extends a warm welcome to Dr Jennifer Holdaway who has recently joined SIAS as a Senior Research Fellow.
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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.