Nicolette Makovicky has published the entries "Economies of Favours" and "Vernaculars of Informality" in the new open-access volume The Global Encyclopaedia of Informality (Vol 1 and 2, UCL PRESS) together with David Henig (School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent).
The SIAS Green Impact Team distributed Christmas boxes for SIAS staff and students to contribute to the Oxford Community Emergency Foodbank collection.
Commonwealth & Comparative Politics has published the first review of Rising India: Status and Power, published in 2017 and co-authored by the School’s Kate Sullivan de Estrada and Rajesh Basrur.
FORHEAD (the Forum on Health, Environment and Development) and the UCI Long US-China Institute have joined in a collective effort to introduce a more nuanced account of current research on the contemporary state of air pollution in China and highlight gaps an
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The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies is seeking to appoint a full-time Departmental Lecturer in Latin American Studies. Based at The Latin American Centre, Church Walk, Oxford, this is a fixed-term appointment for 4 years.
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Juliana Martínez Franzoni, Diego Sánchez Ancochea and Salvador Martí have just concluded a report on universalism and social policy in Latin America that can be found on the CEPAL webpage. Here is the abstract:
Jenny Chan was interviewed on Le Devoir on Chinese migrants' workers lives. The article was written by Jean-Frédéric Légaré-Tremblay and published on the 30th of December, 2015.
An interview with Professor Takehiko Kariya is going to be shown as part of an NHK Educational (Eテレ) programme "戦後史証言プロジェクト 日本人は何をめざしてきたのか 未来への選択（５）教育" This 90 minute programme will be broadcast this Saturday 9 January from 23:00.
As part of an termly tradition, students of the Msc in Contemporary India programme have a documentary screening every term.
Barbara Harriss-White’s Globalisation lecture, given at SOAS, argues first that climate change – with the complications we observe in Paris – is actually reductionist. Gaseous pollution is but one of many natural cycles and processes that are now dangerously disturbed by human activity.
On 27th November, Timothy Power was a discussant at the book launch for Ludolfo Paramio (editor), Desafección política y gobernabilidad: el reto político (Madrid: Marcial Pons, 2015).
The EU summit will will focus specifically on the question of migration from Africa. In October 2015 alone, a record 218,000 refugees and migrants crossed the Mediterranean.