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.
CEELBAS has recently been awarded new funding by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy (BA) to support its development of language-based area studies.
Davis Tarwater wins gold at London 2012 as part of the USA's 4x200m freestyle relay team
After missing the 2008 Olympics by one spot, Davis retired from swimming and came to Oxford for one year in 2009-2010, during which time he completed the MSc Latin American Studies.
On 7th August 2012, Dr Timothy Power gave the inaugural lecture of a new MA programme in Legislative Studies sponsored by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies in Brasília.
On 12th March, Professor Glaucius Oliva, president of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) visited the Brazilian Studies Programme.
Dr Hélène Neveu Kringelbach was recently a guest on France Culture's 50-minute radio programme Culturesmonde, on dance as a factor of social integration. This was the last session in a 4-part series on dance and society around the world entitled Le Monde en Piste.