Contemporary China Studies

Jennifer Holdaway speaks about environment and health in China on podcast for the Council on Foreign Relations

Dr Holdaway, senior research fellow at Oxford and assistant professor of health policy at the Yale School of Public Health, is the co-director of the Forum on Health, Environment, and Development, which promotes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the impacts of environmental factors o

Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Circuits of Waste and Value: Making E-waste Subjects in China and Japan

School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, Oxford

Grade 7: Salary in the range £31,076 - £32,004 p.a.

The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates for a fixed-term postdoctoral position, to work on the Leverhulme Trust funded project ‘Circuits of waste and value: making e-waste subjects in China and Japan’ for 12 months. The appointee will work as part of a small team of postdoctoral researchers reporting to the Principal Investigator, Dr Anna Lora-Wainwright.

Rebels in Power: Shandong and Shanxi in China’s Cultural Revolution

Friday, 10 March, 2017 -
17:30 to 19:00
China Centre Lecture Theatre

In late 1966, thousands of students, workers and local cadres were inspired by Mao’s call for rebellion and contributed to the overthrow of the party committees in their work units. In Shanxi and Shandong Province, the rebels “seized power” in early 1967.

Speaker(s): 
Professor Felix Wemheuer (Cologne University)

Panel Event: Status Seeking in World Politics: India, Russia and China in Comparative Perspective

Tuesday, 14 March, 2017 -
13:30 to 15:00
The Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St Antony's College, Oxford

In this panel session, Professor Rajesh Basrur and Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada, authors of the forthcoming book Rising India: Status and Power, present theoretical and empirical insights from their study of India’s status in contemporary world politics, the first substantial work to char

Speaker(s): 
Prof. Rajesh Basrur, NTU, Singapore; Dr Kate Sullivan de Estrada, Area Studies, Oxford; Prof. Roy Allison, Area Studies, Oxford; Prof. Rosemary Foot, DPIR, Oxford

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