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.
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.
Dr Hiroaki Matsuura has taken up the post of Departmental Lecturer in the Economy of Japan starting January 2013. Dr Matsuura joins us from Harvard University where he has recently completed a doctorate on "Rights, Health Laws, and Health Outcomes".
On Monday 10 December, the LAC co-hosted a conference in Lima on the political economy of social inclusion in Latin America. The conference, which was attended by more than 400 people, was co-sponsored by CAF-Development Bank of Latin America and the Universidad del Pacífico.
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On 23rd November 2012, Dr Svitlana Chernykh and Dr Timothy Power presented the CPP project to an audience of faculty and graduate students in the Department of Political Science, University of Salamanca.
On Friday 2 November 2012, the LAC held its first reception for visiting researchers and DPhil students who are working on Latin America. The reception was opened by LAC Director, Professor Leigh A. Payne.
The Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies is sad to announce that during the summer vacation Mark Rebick decided to take early retirement from his post as University Lecturer in the Economy of Japan. He joins Ann Waswo and Arthur Stockwin as an emeritus fellow of the institute.