Rachel Murphy and her colleagues from Renmin University, Minhui Zhou and Ran Tao have just published an article on the implications of parents' rural-urban labour migration for the subjective wellbeing and health of the children 'left behind'.
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.
We are pleased to announce that the Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association (SCLA) will hold its 14th annual conference in the UK from Wednesday December 9 to Sunday December 13 2015. The event will take place on the campuses of the Universities of Oxford and Sheffield.
Dr Sharon Weinblum, Israel Institute and Wiener-Anspach Postdoctoral fellow has just published a new book "Security and Defensive Democracy in Israel. A Critical Approach to Political Discourse (Routledge 2015)"
On 27th February 2015, the Brazilian Studies Programme organized a roundtable on “Brazil and the Regional Integration of South America”.
The collaborative project between the University of Oxford and two human rights organizations, Andhes and Cels aims, first, to advance corporate accountability for human rights violations committed during authoritarian regimes, thereby raising the cost of such violations to reduce them in the fut