“The fact they let a reporter in shows that they are responding to external pressure and trying to be more transparent—at least on the surface they’re trying to fix something,” said Jenny Chan, a lecturer at Oxford’s School of
On 14 March 2016, the LAC held its third biennial conference in Latin America co-organised with CAF-Development Bank of Latin America. The topic was “Social Policy in Latin America” and the local partner was IPEA (Institute for Applied Economic Research, government of Brazil).
Professor Roy Allison has authored a paper, ‘Contested understandings of sovereignty, the use of force and the wider international legal order: the political context’ for The European Leadership Network.
On 13th April Rachel Murphy gave a seminar presentation on "Children Living in Multi-Local Families in Rural China: Reflections on Gender Differences" in the Department of Economics at the University of Western Australia.
SIAS extends a warm welcome to Dr Miriam Driessen who this April joined the Contemporary China Studies Programme as a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow. Further information about Miriam and her research interests can be found here.
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.
African Studies Beyond the Binary: Critical Encounters at the Intersection
Researching Africa Day is a conference for graduate students, and abstract submissions are welcome from graduate students only.
Saturday 3 March 2018. St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.
Abstract submissions are due by midnight of Friday 19 January 2018. Abstracts may vary between 150 and 350 words, and be attached as a PDF or Microsoft Word document. The document should specify the applicant’s university, full name, email address and the topic or topics to which they think the paper would best belong. They should be submitted to RADOxford2018@gmail.com.
On Thursday, 16th November 2017 we were joined by David Brown (Oxford), who gave a seminar entitled 'African Studies Seminar: The Social Dimensions of Land Rights Reform in Liberia'.
SIAS can only submit a maximum of three applications to this call so we are introducing an SIAS internal selection process, any interested candidates need to meet the deadlines below:
SIAS intention to apply by: Monday 1st August at the very latest
The Latin American Centre is now seeking applications for the CAF Visiting Fellowship in Latin American Economics for 2016.
The Latin American Centre is now seeking applications for the two CAF Scholarships for 2016-17. These scholarships are awarded to students from one of the CAF shareholder countries who take up a place to study on the MSc in Latin American Studies at the University of Oxford.
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.