This article focuses on the rationale for Putin's recent military escalation in Syria and long-standing alliance with Assad, which has persisted despite considerable costs to Russia's economy and diplomatic relations with Sunni-majority states in the Arab world.
Prof Gwendolyn Sasse gave an interview on German public radio (ARD-SWR) yesterday morning about the situation in Ukraine ahead of the local elections this Sunday.
A Programme Coordinator is required for a new programme called The University Consortium, an international academic research and exchange programme between six universities in Russia, the EU and the US. St Antony’s College is the host organisation and Carnegie Corp is the funding body.
The details are all available through the website at:
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, Oxford
Grade 5: £24,057 to £28,695 per annum (with a discretionary range to £31,342)
PLEASE NOTE: The closing date for this post has changed to 22nd October due to system updates
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA STUDIES
Grade 5: £24,057-£28,695 per annum (with a discretionary range to £31,342 per annum) p.a.
Fixed term for six months
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA STUDIES
Administrative Assistant (Finance)
Grade 3: Salary £18,031 - £20,781 pa
with discretionary range to £22,685 pa pro rata for part time
Part-Time (25 hours per week over 4 or 5 days)
Fixed term for 6 months
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA STUDIES in association with St Antony’s College
Start date: 1 October 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The University of Oxford seeks to appoint an outstanding candidate to the Rhodes Professorship in Race Relations. The appointment will be held in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies at the African Studies Centre, in conjunction with a Governing Body Fellowship at St Antony’s College.
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA STUDIES in association with St Anne’s College
Grade 10a (36S): from £44,620 p.a.
Applications are invited for appointment to an Associate Professorship in African Studies, to be held in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS), in association with a Non-Tutorial Fellowship at St Anne’s College, with effect from 1 September 2015. The post is full time and upon completion of a successful review, permanent.
Grade 7: £30,434-£37,394 per annum
The Middle East Studies Programme in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates in a social science discipline or modern history, with special reference to the Middle East, for two fixed term postdoctoral positions, funded by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation for 9 months commencing 1 January 2015. The School is looking for the best possible candidates working within the studies of the Middle East with particular reference to Turkey, Iran or Egypt.
Grade 5: £23,352 to £27,854 per annum (with a discretionary range to £30,424)
We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible individual with excellent financial, communication and organisational skills, who would like the opportunity to work in this busy environment. You will be the first point of contact for all finance queries and your responsibilities will include the transactional work for purchase orders, receipting, invoicing and expenses, petty cash management and regular reporting activities.
A number of articles have been specially selected by Kama Maclean, Editor of South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, to be free to view until 31st December 2015.
Professor McCartney will today be speaking at the English-Speaking Union on the topic of Contemporary Pakistan. This follows on from his appearance last year, focussing on India. The talk takes place at 12.30 today at the Sharnbrook Hotel in Bedford.
Prof Gwen Sasse was part of a transdisciplinary discussion at the House of World Cultures in Berlin on 3 October where she gave a lecture in reaction to the work by the artistic collective Slavs and Tatars. The discussion touched on issues such as the perception of time, identity, ‘the self vs.
ASEEES confers the 2015 Distinguished Contributions to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Award to Professors Archie Brown (Oxford University) and Alexander Rabinowitch (Indiana University).
Bhumi Purohit, MSc Contemporary India 2014-15.
Our congratulations go out to Bhumi - you can read her essay below.