Warren Stanislaus, a researcher at the Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation and a former MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies student, has recently had an article on the role of think tanks in Japan, published in the Spring 2015 issue of Global Asia.
The Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre is pleased to offer a scholarship to students of the Master's programme in Russian and East European Studies who are based at St Antony's. A preference will be given to students studying the Caucasus and/or an Islamic theme.
We are pleased to announce that the Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association (SCLA) will hold its 14th annual conference in the UK from Wednesday December 9 to Sunday December 13 2015. The event will take place on the campuses of the Universities of Oxford and Sheffield.
Dr Sharon Weinblum, Israel Institute and Wiener-Anspach Postdoctoral fellow has just published a new book "Security and Defensive Democracy in Israel. A Critical Approach to Political Discourse (Routledge 2015)"
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.
The Ronaldo Falconer Scholarship is open to young persons who are residents of Costa Rica of whatever nationality, race or creed.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, is pleased to invite applications for a Masters-to-DPhil studentship starting in October 2013, in the Area Studies training pathway. Please download further details.
Professor Keizo Yamawaki, Academic Visitor at the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Oxford and Professor of School of Global Japanese Studies, Meiji University, is one of only fifty men and women chosen by the Japanese Government as one of those who have contributed to enhancing
Dr Jonny Steinberg, together with doctoral student Olly Owen, has received an award from the British Academy's International Partnership and Mobility Scheme. Steinberg and Owen will use the award to bring two scholars of African policing to Oxford for an extended period.
The application deadlines for admission in October 2013 are as follows:
Friday 16 November 2012
Friday 18 January 2013
Friday 8 March 2013
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.