Professor Rachel Murphy gave an invited keynote lecture at an international workshop hosted by the Institute for the Study of Strategic Regions (ISSR) at Charles University in Prague, 7th-9th December 2017.
His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba (King) Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi visited the African Studies Centre, on Monday 27 November, 2017.
Do you have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people? Are you good with numbers? The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies is looking to recruit a School Finance Officer to cover a 13 month period of maternity leave starting as soon as possible. We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible individual with excellent financial, communication and organisational skills, who would like the opportunity to work as part of a team in a stimulating, friendly environment.
We are pleased to announce Sasakawa studentships (each worth £10,000) will be available for postgraduate students in Japanese studies from October 2014. The studentships are open to students of any nationality, but applications from UK nationals are particularly encouraged.
Tickets are on sale for the Oxford Forum for International Development, taking place at the Said Business School on the 21st-23rd February 2014.
On which pillars does presidential power depend? Which factors ensure (in)stability? Paul Chaisty, Nic Cheeseman and Timothy Power from the University of Oxford have compared different presidential systems in the world regions of Africa, Latin America and the former Soviet Union.
On Thursday 30th January, 2014, Dr Azam Chaudhury of the Lahore School of Economics gave a seminar to CSASP students, entitled Workers and Owners at Odds: Innovation and Incentives in Pakistan.
Students of Hindi today (10th February 2014) tried their hand at bargaining for silk saris, colourful kurtas and shimmering scarves in a make-shift ‘Indian clothing store’ as part of the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme’s course “Hindi ‘in situ’”.
On Thursday evening, the LAC welcomed Juan Luis Passarelli and Mathew Charles to preview their new documentary, The Engineer. The film follows the daily routine of Israel Ticas, the only forensic criminologist in El Salvador.
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