Twin Cities under Attack: London and Chongqing during World War Two, 1937-1945

Monday, 30 April, 2018 -
10:00 to 11:30
Lecture Theatre 1 & Wordsworth Tea Room, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU

Jointly curated by the University of Oxford China Centre and Chongqing Library, “Twin Cities under Attack: London and Chongqing during World War Two (1937-1945)” documents the painful experiences of the two wartime capitals being heavily bombed by Germany and Japan respectively during WWII and th

Anna Lora-Wainwright's 'Resigned Activism: Living with Pollution in Rural China' book wins BBC Thinking Allowed Award for Ethnography

Congratulations to Anna Lora-Wainwright who has won this year's prestigious BBC Thinking Allowed/British Sociological Association Ethnography award for her book Resigned Activism: Living with Pollution in Rural China in recog

Paul Irwin Crookes speaks at a workshop hosted by the Shanghai Institute of International Studies about Europe's maritime strategic engagement with China in East Asia

Paul Irwin Crookes was a panel speaker at a recent workshop in Shanghai analysing the EU's maritime strategic engagement with China in the East Asia region.  The workshop hosted in China by the Shanghai Institute of International Studies (SIIS), was co-organised by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (F

Refugee Studies Centre Seminar -- Book launch for 'Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State'

Wednesday, 2 May, 2018 - 14:00
Seminar Room 3, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

The dispossession and forced migration of nearly 50% of Syria’s population has produced the greatest refugee crisis since World War II. Syria: The Making and Unmaking of a Refuge State (Hurst Publishers) p

Speaker(s): 
Professor Dawn Chatty (Refugee Studies Centre)

Postdoctoral Research Officer in Middle East Studies

School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, 11 Bevington Road, Oxford

Grade 7: £31,604 - £38,833 p.a.

The Middle East Studies Programme in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates in a social science discipline or modern history, with special reference to the Middle East, for a fixed term Postdoctoral Research Officer position, funded by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation for 24 months. The School is looking for the best possible candidate working within the study of the Middle East with particular reference to Turkey, Iran or Egypt.

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