A new paper has been published by Christopher Gerry and his team of Russian researchers examining the emerging patterns of life expectancy across 30 OECD countries, including 11 East European countries.
Dr Miriam Driessen's latest article '在非洲做工程项目的中国人的“吃苦”与“诉苦”(Eating and speaking bitterness on Chinese construction projects in Africa)' was published in 中国非洲研究评论 (Annual Review of African Studies in China), edited by Li Anshan and Liu Haif
STORRY MEMORIAL TRAVELLING BURSARY
A bursary of £500-£600 is offered towards the cost of travel to Japan for the purpose of studying some aspect of modern Japan. The bursary is open to postgraduate students and undergraduates alike.
REES will host a new project exploring political homophobia and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender – LGBT - communities in the countries of the former Soviet Union.
The Oxford University Student Union Teaching Awards shortlist for 2015 has been published this week and we are excited to see that Dr George Kunnath has been shortlisted in the Outstanding Supervisor category.
QS has released its annual subject ranking with Oxford University being ranked as number one for Area Studies and Geography. The rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.
Congratulations to Dr Makovicky on receiving a John Fell Fund Award for her project ‘Ecologies of Citizenship: Reviving Pastoralism in the Polish Carpathians’.
From the Warden of St Antony's College, Prof Margaret Macmillan:
It is with great sadness that I have to announce the death of Sir Raymond Carr, our much respected and admired second Warden (1968 – 1987), and an Honorary Fellow of this College.
CSASP students are currently gearing up for a visit to to the Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, from May 12th to 15th. This is the return portion of an exchange plan between the two departments which saw IIR students and staff visit Area Studies in March this year.