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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An interview with Professor Takehiko Kariya is going to be shown as part of an NHK Educational (Eテレ) programme "戦後史証言プロジェクト 日本人は何をめざしてきたのか 未来への選択（５）教育" This 90 minute programme will be broadcast this Saturday 9 January from 23:00.
As part of an termly tradition, students of the Msc in Contemporary India programme have a documentary screening every term.
Barbara Harriss-White’s Globalisation lecture, given at SOAS, argues first that climate change – with the complications we observe in Paris – is actually reductionist. Gaseous pollution is but one of many natural cycles and processes that are now dangerously disturbed by human activity.
On 27th November, Timothy Power was a discussant at the book launch for Ludolfo Paramio (editor), Desafección política y gobernabilidad: el reto político (Madrid: Marcial Pons, 2015).
The EU summit will will focus specifically on the question of migration from Africa. In October 2015 alone, a record 218,000 refugees and migrants crossed the Mediterranean.
The first cross-unit SIAS student party took place in May 2014, in a very small seminar room, thanks to the unpredictable (or should that be predictable?) English weather.