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.
Two MSc African Studies graduates, Robtel Neajai Pailey and Rafael Marques de Morais were included in the Financial Times list of '25 Africans to Watch' in this weekend's special feature magazine.
Rachel Murphy and her colleagues from Renmin University, Minhui Zhou and Ran Tao have just published an article on the implications of parents' rural-urban labour migration for the subjective wellbeing and health of the children 'left behind'.
A new book edited by Paul Irwin Crookes and Jan Knoerich has just been published by Palgrave Macmillan’s St Antony’s Series.
Miguel Carter, a former Research Fellow at the Centre for Brazilian Studies and St Antony’s alum, has recently published Challenging Social Inequality: The Landless Rural Workers Movement and Agrarian Reform in Brazil with Duke University Press.
…“When the pre-existing grievance mechanisms fail to work, some aggrieved laborers may take direct actions to protest against injustice,” said Dr. Jenny Chan, an expert on Chinese labor studies at the University of Oxford.