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.
On October 4th 2013, the CPP team visited the National University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow, Russia, where it debated the early results of the project along with faculty and students of the Department of Comparative Politics.
On 2nd October, 2013 the CPP held its second regional workshop at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA) in Ukraine.
This brochure provides a brief history of Japanese studies at Oxford University, an explanation of the origins of the Nissan Institute and an introduction to the current fellows working here and their research interests.
On 6th June, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited the Latin American Centre, where he gave an informal presentation on the current situation in Colombia to a selected group of students and the staff of the Centre.
On 23rd September 2013, the Oxford team presented the CPP project to the Department of Political Science, University of São Paulo (USP).
Dr Eduardo Posada-Carbó has just published ‘Colombia: Democratic Governance Amidst and Armed Conflict’, a chapter in Jorge Dominguez and Michael Shifter’s edited volume Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013, 4th edition).
On 20th September 2013, the CPP team visited the Federal University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil, where a symposium on comparative presidentialism was sponsored jointly by the graduate programs in Law and Political Science.
On 19th September, 2013 the CPP held its first regional workshop at the Federal Senate of Brazil in Brasília. The event was jointly opened by Senators Cyro Miranda, Flexa Ribeiro, and Lídice da Mata, by the Ambassador of the United Kingdom, HE Alex Ellis, and by the Director of the Brazilian Legi