February 2015 sees the end of a very successful one month visiting scholarship for four PhD students from Pakistan hosted by Wolfson College and the Contemporary South Asia Programme in SIAS.
2013-14 MSc student Ryan Brown has just published a long essay in Slate Magazine based on her Masters dissertation on Ponte, a huge residential building in downtown Johannesburg's.
'Missing States: Somali trade networks and the Eastleigh transformation' co-written with African Studies MSc alumna and DPhil candidate Emma Lochery has been chosen by Taylor and Francis as a key article on Diaspora as part of their support for the United Nations International Decade for People o
It is with great sadness that we announce that Dr Marcus E Rebick, University Lecturer in the Japanese Economy, and Governing Body Fellow at St Antony’s from 1994 to 2012 died peacefully at home on Thursday 29 January 2015, aged 59.
On Monday January 19th, CSASP welcomed our first four students from the Lahore School of Economics as part of the University's Recognised Student programme.
The students will be attending seminars and groups of interest across the Univeristy, whilst working on their PhDs.
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.
The Faculty of Oriental Studies is looking for applications for an Urdu Casual Teacher to conduct 16 hours of Urdu literary prose reading classes in Hilary Term 2018 (18 Jan-8 March).
Duties: conducting 16 hours of Urdu literary prose reading classes includes:
African Studies Beyond the Binary: Critical Encounters at the Intersection
Researching Africa Day is a conference for graduate students, and abstract submissions are welcome from graduate students only.
Saturday 3 March 2018. St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.
Abstract submissions are due by midnight of Friday 19 January 2018. Abstracts may vary between 150 and 350 words, and be attached as a PDF or Microsoft Word document. The document should specify the applicant’s university, full name, email address and the topic or topics to which they think the paper would best belong. They should be submitted to RADOxford2018@gmail.com.
On Thursday, 16th November 2017 we were joined by David Brown (Oxford), who gave a seminar entitled 'African Studies Seminar: The Social Dimensions of Land Rights Reform in Liberia'.
SIAS can only submit a maximum of three applications to this call so we are introducing an SIAS internal selection process, any interested candidates need to meet the deadlines below:
SIAS intention to apply by: Monday 1st August at the very latest
The Latin American Centre is now seeking applications for the CAF Visiting Fellowship in Latin American Economics for 2016.
The Latin American Centre is now seeking applications for the two CAF Scholarships for 2016-17. These scholarships are awarded to students from one of the CAF shareholder countries who take up a place to study on the MSc in Latin American Studies at the University of Oxford.
A Memorial Service is being held on Saturday 28th February, at 11.00 am at Christ Church. All welcome to attend.