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 SIAS Macmillan Coffee Morning took place on Friday 29th September in aid of cancer support.
The event was well attended my SIAS staff and students and has raised £159.81 for the charity.
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".
Dr Nic Cheeseman has been appointed the founding Editor in Chief of the Oxford Encyclopaedia of African Politics, a new reference guide that will be published in hard copy and on-line by Oxford University Press.
Sanjay Suri, interviews students from the LSE and Oxford's Contemporary South Asia Studies Programme about the Indian budget. Prof Matthew McCartney also makes an appearance.