The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, is pleased to invite applications for a Masters-to-DPhil studentship starting in October 2013, in the Area Studies training pathway. Please download further details.
Contemporary China Studies
From 2017/18, the MPhil Modern Chinese Studies is a two-year master's degree programme offered jointly by the Faculty of Oriental Studies and the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies which combines intensive study of the Chinese language with thorough training in the study of modern China.
Anna joined the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) in 2009, jointly appointed by the School of Geography and the Environment. She has a PhD in Anthropology from Oxford University; an MA in Chinese Studies and a BA in Anthropology, both from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. She has previously worked in Manchester and at Oxford's Institute of Chinese Studies.
From 2017/18, the MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies is a three-term, twelve-month course designed to provide high quality graduate research training with an emphasis on an appreciation of research methods and on deepening your understanding of contemporary China.
You will develop or extend your knowledge and understanding of:
I have been based at Oxford since October 2011, prior to which I was Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Manchester, where I taught courses on East Asian security, China’s international relations, and the institutional politics of the European Union. I gained both my MPhil and PhD from the Centre of International Studies at the University of Cambridge and hold a BSc(Econ) degree from the LSE. My particular research interests include UK-China economic relations post-Brexit, EU-China relations, and the development of international regimes.