At the end of August Professor Rachel Murphy delivered an invited key note talk at the Thirteen International Conference of Chinese Agriculture and Rural Development (ICARDC XIII) on the role of parental migration in driving China’s a
SIAS is delighted to announce that Timothy Power and Philip Robins have successfully completed the Recognition of Distinction exercise and are now full professors.
Paul Chaisty has been awarded funding from the British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme to support research on How Russians Make Sense of Politics: A 2018 Russian Presidential Election Study.
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
On 31st January 2014, with the generous support of Santander Universities UK, the Brazilian Studies Programme hosted a day-long workshop on “The Brazilian Political Class: Ideology, Values, and Policy Preferences.” Papers explored data collected in a summer 2013 survey of the Brazilian Congress c
On 30th January 2014, the Brazilian Studies Programme joined forces with the Fundação Getúlio Vargas (Rio de Janeiro) and with the Kellogg Institute (University of Notre Dame) to organize a public event in London on “The Brazilian Outlook for 2014.” The event was held at the Notre Dame London Cen
Congratulations to Liz Chatterjee on the publication of her book Delhi: Mostly Harmless: One woman's vision of the city.
Liz graduated from the MSc in Contemporary India in its very first cohort and, amongst other things, is now a teaching fellow on the course.
Dr Nic Cheeseman and colleagues have been awarded almost £800,000 by the ESRC to research “The impact of elections: voting, political behaviour and democracy in sub-Saharan Africa”.
Zhongwen Zhang, a current student on the MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies, will have a paper in a forthcoming edited volume to be published by Social Sciences Academic Press in Beijing.
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
Nic Cheeseman, Director of the African Studies Centre at Oxford, has appeared on Bloomberg TV (22 December) to review the major events and trends of 2013.
The MSc in African Studies is a world leading three-term, nine-month course designed both as a stand-alone interdisciplinary introduction to current debates about Africa, and as a preparation for doctoral research on Africa.