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.
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We now have a videocast on our Podcast Series of our most recent Guido Di Tella Annual Lecture, including the visuals (slides and videos).
The University of Brasília Press has just released a new book by LAC alumnus Danilo Limoeiro. Entitled Além das Transferências de Renda (Beyond Income Transfers), the monograph examines the reduction of inter-regional inequalities in Brazil during the 2000s.
Dr Rachel Murphy gave her presentation at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences Workshop on Sustainable Urban Development. The workshop was held on 25th-26th March 2015.
Warren Stanislaus, a researcher at the Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation and a former MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies student, has recently had an article on the role of think tanks in Japan, published in the Spring 2015 issue of Global Asia.
The Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre is pleased to offer a scholarship to students of the Master's programme in Russian and East European Studies who are based at St Antony's. A preference will be given to students studying the Caucasus and/or an Islamic theme.
We are pleased to announce that the Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association (SCLA) will hold its 14th annual conference in the UK from Wednesday December 9 to Sunday December 13 2015. The event will take place on the campuses of the Universities of Oxford and Sheffield.