Barbara Harriss-White’s fieldwork on the social relations of a small-town waste economy in South India is finally seeing the light of day: “Formality and informality in an Indian urban waste economy", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 37 Issue: 7/8, pp.417-434,2017
Conference: 26-28 January 2018, University of Oxford
Deadline for the submission of proposals: 15 September 2017
Grade 6: £27,629 - £32,958 p.a. (pro rata)
Viola Rothschild (MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies, 2016-17) has been awarded the Ko Prize for best MSc dissertation for "Chuang Shijie 闯世界” (Taking the World by Storm): African Student-Entrepreneurs in Greater Zhejiang Province" (abstract below).
A day and a half workshop and roundtable for UK Postgraduates and Early Career Researchers in the Humanities, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, 27th and 28th October 2017
The Forum on Health, Environment and Development held a Summer Writing Workshop from July 16-20 at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Campus in Huairou, in the mountains north of Beijing.
Our newsletter, published annually since 2009 provides an overview of activities relating to the study of Japan that have taken place or are taking place across the entire university.
The Schools of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Anthropology and Museum Ethnography are delighted to announce the appointment of Nayanika Mathur as Associate Professor of the Anthropology of South Asia.
Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seek applications for a fixed-term (until 31 July 2020) Departmental Lectureship in Contemporary Chinese Studies.
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.
On 7th August 2012, Dr Timothy Power gave the inaugural lecture of a new MA programme in Legislative Studies sponsored by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies in Brasília.
On 12th March, Professor Glaucius Oliva, president of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) visited the Brazilian Studies Programme.
Dr Hélène Neveu Kringelbach was recently a guest on France Culture's 50-minute radio programme Culturesmonde, on dance as a factor of social integration. This was the last session in a 4-part series on dance and society around the world entitled Le Monde en Piste.