Barbara Harriss-White’s fieldwork on the social relations of a small-town waste economy in South India is finally seeing the light of day: “Formality and informality in an Indian urban waste economy", International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, Vol. 37 Issue: 7/8, pp.417-434,2017
Conference: 26-28 January 2018, University of Oxford
Deadline for the submission of proposals: 15 September 2017
Grade 6: £27,629 - £32,958 p.a. (pro rata)
Viola Rothschild (MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies, 2016-17) has been awarded the Ko Prize for best MSc dissertation for "Chuang Shijie 闯世界” (Taking the World by Storm): African Student-Entrepreneurs in Greater Zhejiang Province" (abstract below).
A day and a half workshop and roundtable for UK Postgraduates and Early Career Researchers in the Humanities, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, 27th and 28th October 2017
The Forum on Health, Environment and Development held a Summer Writing Workshop from July 16-20 at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Campus in Huairou, in the mountains north of Beijing.
Our newsletter, published annually since 2009 provides an overview of activities relating to the study of Japan that have taken place or are taking place across the entire university.
The Schools of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Anthropology and Museum Ethnography are delighted to announce the appointment of Nayanika Mathur as Associate Professor of the Anthropology of South Asia.
Grade 7: £31,076 - £38,183 p.a.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seek applications for a fixed-term (until 31 July 2020) Departmental Lectureship in Contemporary Chinese Studies.
Angelica presented part of her MPhil fieldwork at the Society for Latin America Studies’ (SLAS) 50th Anniversary Conference in London in April. Her paper, “A Stagnant Spring?
Kalyani Ramachandran (Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology), Ratika Yumman and Angela de Francisco, (current students on the MSc in Contemporary India), recently represented the University of Oxford in the Visual Anthropology and Contemporary South Asian History Conference
The first ever cross-unit SIAS student party was held on Thursday May 8th at Bevington Road. Despite the torrential rain driving the whole event inside, it didn't manage to dampen spirits. We had an amazing turnout with great contributions from SIAS units.
Pradipti Jayaram (MSc Contemporary India 2011-12) has published an article in the Hindu's Business Line online newspaper concerning political parties in India.
The Nissan Institute and SIAS are very pleased to be able to announce that we have appointed Hugh Whittaker to fill the post of Professor in the Economics of Japan.
The LAC Working Papers in Political Economy series is part of the collaboration between the Latin American Centre and CAF Development Bank of Latin America. The Latin American Centre aims to publish high quality work in pr
The Spanish legal journal Eunomía. Revista en Cultura de la Legalidad dedicated in its latest number (March-August 2014) a book forum section to discussing Dr Lessa’s book Memory and Transitional Justice in Argentina and Uruguay: Against Impunity.