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
A Memorial Service is being held on Saturday 28th February, at 11.00 am at Christ Church. All welcome to attend.
Terence Ranger, who has died in Oxford at the age of 85, was one of the most stimulating and influential African historians of the last half century.
One strand of Africanity, defines an ‘Africanness’ as determined by ideological commitment to the cause of African liberation. Terence Osborne Ranger fits into this category.
As part of their research for a forthcoming publication on the politics of the EU’s economic relations with China, Paul Irwin Crookes and his co-author John Farnell had the opportunity to interview Mr Barroso to gain insights into the form