On Wednesday 17th May at 4pm Judith Pallot will be discussing her and Elena Katz's book 'Waiting at the Prison Gate: Women, Identity and the Russian Prison System’ with Laurie Taylor, on the BBC Radio 4 programme 'Thinking Allowed'.
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
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.
The Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies is sad to announce that during the summer vacation Mark Rebick decided to take early retirement from his post as University Lecturer in the Economy of Japan. He joins Ann Waswo and Arthur Stockwin as an emeritus fellow of the institute.