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.
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An article on our current research project, Resources, greenhouse gases, technology and jobs in India's informal economy the case of rice led by Professor Barbara Harriss-White was published recently on Climate News Network.
India’s climate change challenge
This term sees the start of a new MPhil Special Subject Options made available for the first time in 2012-13:
Dr Hiroaki Matsuura has taken up the post of Departmental Lecturer in the Economy of Japan starting January 2013. Dr Matsuura joins us from Harvard University where he has recently completed a doctorate on "Rights, Health Laws, and Health Outcomes".
On Monday 10 December, the LAC co-hosted a conference in Lima on the political economy of social inclusion in Latin America. The conference, which was attended by more than 400 people, was co-sponsored by CAF-Development Bank of Latin America and the Universidad del Pacífico.
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On 23rd November 2012, Dr Svitlana Chernykh and Dr Timothy Power presented the CPP project to an audience of faculty and graduate students in the Department of Political Science, University of Salamanca.
On Friday 2 November 2012, the LAC held its first reception for visiting researchers and DPhil students who are working on Latin America. The reception was opened by LAC Director, Professor Leigh A. Payne.