The Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre has joined the University of Oxford's War and Peace at Oxford webpage. War and Peace at Oxford works to highlight the research done at Oxford in the areas of war and peace, ac
On the 18th-19th of May 2016, Dr Anna Pleshakova gave a research talk 'Viewpoint in Russian TV news: Multimodal Analysis via Conceptual Blending' and a lecture on cognitive approaches to media discourse analysis at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology' at the University of Warsaw,
Paul Irwin Crookes recently took part in a roundtable discussion examining the security implications of China’s current political and military posture in the East Asia region.
On 9 May 2016 Jenny Chan presented at the “Unpaid Britain” Typology Workshop at Middlesex University, London. She reported that each year 2 to 3 million Chinese rural migrant workers were not paid, according to the latest national survey findings.
The UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced a new loans scheme for full-time and part-time master’s courses at English HEIs from 2016-17 entry. Eligible candidates can borrow up to £10,000 as a contribution towards their course and living costs.
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.