We are pleased to announce that two former students of the MSc/MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies were prize winners at the 28th Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese this year.
The Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies would like to welcome Dr Mateja Kovacic to the Institute. She is our first British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow.
The Contemporary South Asia Programme in The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) are looking for four students from Oxford University who would like to visit Lahore for one week in late March 2018.
Professor Kyle Jaros has published a co-authored article with Jennifer Pan (Stanford University) in The China Quarterly: 'China's Newsmakers: Official Media Coverage and Political Shifts in the Xi Jinping Era' The full article c
Congratulations to Yaacov Yadgar, Stanley Lewis Professor of Israel Studies who gave the Inaugural Lecture 'Israel and the Meaning of Jewish Sovereignty.'
The 'Rethinking Nationalism, Sectarianism and Ethno-religious Mobilisation in the Middle East' conference convened by Dr Alex Henley, Dr Ceren Lord, Dr Hiroko Miyokawa was held over 26-28 January 2018 at St Antony's College and Pembroke College.
Paul Irwin Crookes was interviewed and quoted by The New York Times for an article that examined current and prospective UK-China relations as part of the background to Prime Minister Theresa May’s trade and investment visit
Mr Ian Rapley will be joining us as Postdoctoral Teaching Associate for the academic year 2013-2014. He is completing his DPhil in modern Japanese history and prior to that he was a student on the MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies programme.
On 13th September 2013, The CPP team participated in an international workshop on “Coalition Management in Comparative Perspective” at EBAPE (Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration), Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro.
David Pratten has recently been working with colleagues from the Pitt Rivers Museum on aspects of their collections and displays; explaining the history and politics behind the African Masks associated with the Annang and Ibibio peoples of Nigeria.
On 26th August 2013, Timothy J. Power was the evening keynote speaker at the First International Congress of the Mexican Political Science Association (AMECIP) held at the University of Guanajuato.
Each year, CSASP awards the Barbara Harriss-White Dissertation Award to the writer of the most outstanding dissertation from the MSc in Contemporary India.
This year, the Examinations Board had an extremely hard job to select just one piece and therefore two awards have been made.
Dr George Kunnath's publication Rebels from the Mud Houses: Dalits and the Making fo the Maoist Revolution in Bihar has received an excellent review in the July 2013 edition of the Journal of Agrarian Change.
William Beinart, together with Karen Middleton and Simon Pooley is publishing a new edited collection entitled: Wild Things: Nature and the Social Imagination