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.
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…“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.
Tracy Beck Fenwick (Australian National University), a former St Antony’s student and LAC affiliate, has just published Federalism, Democracy, and Poverty Alleviation in Brazil and Argentina with the University of Notre Dame Press.
Prof Chris Davis has been invited to Korea Institute for International Economic Policy to deliver a seminar talk on ‘Russia, the Ukraine Conflict and Economic Sanctions: Implications for the Economies of Europe and Asia’.
The Duke of Cambridge has formally opened the Dickson Poon University of Oxford China Centre Building in the grounds of St Hugh’s College. The University of Oxford has been regarded as Europe’s leading centre for the study of China for some time.
On 1st October 2014, Jenny Chan delivers a talk on her PhD project (at London University) and her book, co-authored with teachers PUN Ngai and Mark SELDEN.
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Professor Eduardo Posada-Carbó was invited to join the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos (IEP), which took place in Lima on 20-23 August this year. He participated in an international panel to mark the occasion, on the theme ‘Desigualdad, ciuad
With generous support from CAPES (Brazilian Ministry of Education), the Brazilian Studies Programme will soon appoint the third Rio Branco Visiting Professor of the International Relations of Brazil. The successful candidate will spend three months at the Latin American Centre in early 2015.