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
SCHOOL OF INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA STUDIES
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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.
As an African, what does it mean to be an Oxford student?
What defines the Oxford University Africa Society's experience of being at Oxford? What advice would they give to aspiring applicants?
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Chris Arnold, David Doyle and Nina Wiesehomeier analyse Dilma’s Mensagem ao Congresso from last monday. As they report on their blog, the incumbant Brazilian president started out with a position close to Lula, her predecessor.
On 31st January 2014, Prof Scott Mainwaring (University of Notre Dame) visited the LAC and presented his new book in co-authorship with Dr Aníbal Pérez-Liñán of the University of Pittsburgh.
On 31st January 2014, with the generous support of Santander Universities UK, the Brazilian Studies Programme hosted a day-long workshop on “The Brazilian Political Class: Ideology, Values, and Policy Preferences.” Papers explored data collected in a summer 2013 survey of the Brazilian Congress c
On 30th January 2014, the Brazilian Studies Programme joined forces with the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (Rio de Janeiro) and with the Kellogg Institute (University of Notre Dame) to organize a public event in London on “The Brazilian Outlook for 2014.” The event was held at the Notre Dame London Cen
Congratulations to Liz Chatterjee on the publication of her book Delhi: Mostly Harmless: One woman's vision of the city.
Liz graduated from the MSc in Contemporary India in its very first cohort and, amongst other things, is now a teaching fellow on the course.
Dr Nic Cheeseman and colleagues have been awarded almost £800,000 by the ESRC to research “The impact of elections: voting, political behaviour and democracy in sub-Saharan Africa”.
Zhongwen Zhang, a current student on the MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies, will have a paper in a forthcoming edited volume to be published by Social Sciences Academic Press in Beijing.
The LAC Working Papers in Political Economy series is part of the collaboration between the Latin American Centre and CAF Development Bank of Latin America. The Latin American Centre aims to publish high quality work in pr