On Wednesday, 15th November, the School and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office co-hosted an East Asia Dialogue in St Antony’s College with a delegation of influential thinkers from India who work on China and East Asia.
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Social Policy and Intervention
Grade 6 £28,098- £33,518
We are seeking an HR Officer who will be responsible for managing the day to day operation of the HR function for the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Social Policy and Intervention. You will provide essential support, advice and guidance to the two Departments on HR-related matters including: personnel, recruitment, work permits and visas. This is a full-time, permanent position.
On Sunday 5th October Professors Chris Davis and Chris Gerry of REES travelled to Moscow together for academic work related to their joint and individual projects on economics of health and health reform in Russia.
A new exhibition of photographs, curated by Dr Indrajit Roy, opens in the Private Dining Room at Wolfson College on Saturday 11 November.
North Korea has been attracting attention in the international press for its ballistic missiles shot through Japanese airspace, tests of nuclear weapons, and exchanges of polemics with a leader of a major democracy.
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, Oxford
Grade 6: £28,098 - £33,518 p.a. (pro rata)
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies as a Research Officer.
Doctoral student Linda Qian (Area Studies - China) has published an article in the International Journal of Communication, based on the dissertation she wrote for her MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies.
The Forum on Health, Environment and Development will hold its 9th Annual Conference in Beijing November 9-10, 2017. Please see attached notice and spread the word!
For more information, contact Dr Jennifer Holdaway.
African Studies Beyond the Binary: Critical Encounters at the Intersection
Researching Africa Day is a conference for graduate students, and abstract submissions are welcome from graduate students only.
Saturday 3 March 2018. St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.
Abstract submissions are due by midnight of Friday 19 January 2018. Abstracts may vary between 150 and 350 words, and be attached as a PDF or Microsoft Word document. The document should specify the applicant’s university, full name, email address and the topic or topics to which they think the paper would best belong. They should be submitted to RADOxford2018@gmail.com.
On Thursday, 16th November 2017 we were joined by David Brown (Oxford), who gave a seminar entitled 'African Studies Seminar: The Social Dimensions of Land Rights Reform in Liberia'.
SIAS can only submit a maximum of three applications to this call so we are introducing an SIAS internal selection process, any interested candidates need to meet the deadlines below:
SIAS intention to apply by: Monday 1st August at the very latest
A number of our students have been involved in Rhodes Must Fall Oxford, a student-led movement to decolonise the space, the curriculum, and the institutional memory at Oxford University.
Social scientists have assessed the fast expansion, and commercialization, of Chinese education under market reforms sincethe late 1970s, and have delved specifically into the quality of vocational school teaching and classroom learning.
Another interview with Barbara Harriss-White to mark International Women's Day appears on page 2 of the New Indian Express (Mon 7 March) under the title "Oxford Prof's Tryst with Arni That Sparked a Lifelong Romance".