Starting in Michaelmas Term 2017, (Post)Socialisms in the Global Context is a new work-in-progress group for faculty and students working on themes related to socialism and postsocialism, broadly defined.
The EC has now opened the 2017 Call for Proposals for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships.
A new publication in April 2017 by Christopher Mark Davis, Reader in Command and Transition Economies at REES, analyses Russia’s Changing Economic and Military Relations with Europe and Asia from Cold War to the Ukraine Conflict: The Impacts of Power
Paul Irwin Crookes presented the latest research thinking on EU-China trade relations at a research seminar jointly organised by The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and Credit Suisse Research Institute and hel
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a. (pro rata)
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seek applications for part-time (50% FTE), fixed-term Departmental Lectureship in Contemporary Chinese Studies.
The role will involve teaching and teaching-related administration in the Contemporary China Studies programme. This includes giving lectures and classes as part the core course Study of Contemporary China; classes in research methods and an option course as well as supervise some masters’ dissertations.
South Asia Day, Trinity Term, 2017
South Asia Research Cluster (SARC), Wolfson College, University of Oxford with the Contemporary South Asia Seminar.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Department of Politics and International Relations are delighted to welcome Yaacov Yadgar as the Stanley Lewis Chair of Israel Studies. Professor Yadgar, who is currently teaching politics at Bar-Ilan University, will be joining the university
On 29th October 2013, Dr Mario Tello, professor of economics at the Catholic University of Peru, and also the Oxford-CAF Visiting Fellow in Latin American Economics for Michaelmas Term 2013, gave a lecture on social inclusion during Peru's recent economic boom.
The Ashmolean Museum’s University Engagement Programme (UEP) was established in 2012 with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to further the partnership between the Ashmolean and the University’s faculties, and to enhance the impact of cross-disciplinary teaching and learning at Oxford.
On 22nd October 2013, the LAC held a roundtable discussion on the economic and political effects of remittances to Latin America.
Students and members of staff listen to the Washington-based writer Marie Arana, who gave a talk on Simon Bolívar and the wars of independence in Spanish America at the LAC on 18 October. The author of various books, including the novel Cellophane, and a memoir about her bicultural chi
The Teaching Excellence Awards scheme – run by the Teaching Audit Committee of the Social Sciences Divisional Board – has granted a project-funding award to Dr Kate Sullivan of the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme.
Professor Barbara Harriss-White will be speaking at a book launch and panel discussion in New Delhi at the Jawaharlal Nehru University on Thursday October 17th.
On 15th October 2013, the LAC held a roundtable discussion on the legacy of the Chilean military coup of 11th September 1973, which deposed the elected Socialist president Dr Salvador Allende and led to 17 years of military dictatorship by General Augusto Pinochet.