North Korea has been attracting attention in the international press for its ballistic missiles shot through Japanese airspace, tests of nuclear weapons, and exchanges of polemics with a leader of a major democracy.
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, Oxford
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We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies as a Research Officer.
Doctoral student Linda Qian (Area Studies - China) has published an article in the International Journal of Communication, based on the dissertation she wrote for her MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies.
The Forum on Health, Environment and Development will hold its 9th Annual Conference in Beijing November 9-10, 2017. Please see attached notice and spread the word!
For more information, contact Dr Jennifer Holdaway.
A new paper has been published by Christopher Gerry and his team of Russian researchers examining the emerging patterns of life expectancy across 30 OECD countries, including 11 East European countries.
Dr Miriam Driessen's latest article '在非洲做工程项目的中国人的“吃苦”与“诉苦”(Eating and speaking bitterness on Chinese construction projects in Africa)' was published in 中国非洲研究评论 (Annual Review of African Studies in China), edited by Li Anshan and Liu Haif
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.