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.
Kate Sullivan featured in a workshop and panel discussion on the theme of Modi's foreign policy at Boston University's Pardee School of Global Studies on 7 October.
Second year MPhil in REES student, Sam Ramani, provides a counter-argument to Russia's current policy of conducting airstrikes to bolster Assad against ISIS in Syria, by arguing that ISIS can only be durably undermined through trilateral diplomacy involving Russia, Iran and Saudi Arabia.
A number of articles have been specially selected by Kama Maclean, Editor of South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, to be free to view until 31st December 2015.
Professor McCartney will today be speaking at the English-Speaking Union on the topic of Contemporary Pakistan. This follows on from his appearance last year, focussing on India. The talk takes place at 12.30 today at the Sharnbrook Hotel in Bedford.
Prof Gwen Sasse was part of a transdisciplinary discussion at the House of World Cultures in Berlin on 3 October where she gave a lecture in reaction to the work by the artistic collective Slavs and Tatars. The discussion touched on issues such as the perception of time, identity, ‘the self vs.
ASEEES confers the 2015 Distinguished Contributions to Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies Award to Professors Archie Brown (Oxford University) and Alexander Rabinowitch (Indiana University).
Bhumi Purohit, MSc Contemporary India 2014-15.
Our congratulations go out to Bhumi - you can read her essay below.