Japan-based filmmaker John Williams, who spent a sabbatical last year with us, has made a new film which will be on release in Tokyo from Saturday 30 June for three weeks with English subtitles. The film 審判 or "The Trial" is based on Franz Kafka's famous work but set in contemporary Tokyo.
Kalashnikov, Antony and Thorsten Holzhauser. “Communist Successors and Narratives of the Past: Party Factions in the German PDS and the Russian CPRF, 1990-2005.” In Historical Memory of Central and East European Communism. Edited by Agnieszka Mrozik and Stanislav Holubec, 41-73.
Yotam Gidron (MSc class of 2016-2017) has published a version of his excellent dissertation (supervised by Sebabatso Manoeli) in the Journal of Eastern African Studies. Yotam is now on a DPhil programme in Durham University.
LAC faculty and students turned out in great numbers to the International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in Barcelona (23-26 May 2018). This was the first LASA held in Europe and the largest meeting ever, with nearly 8000 participants.
Mr Fergus Cochrane-Dyet, the United Kingdom High Commissioner to Zambia, presented a lunch seminar entitled “Is Britain Still Relevant to Africa?” at the African Studies Centre on Monday, 21 May.
The EC has now opened the 2018 Call for Proposals for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships. SIAS will select and support excellent experienced researchers of any nationality and age, that comply with MSCA mobility rules.
The African Studies Centre welcomed Liberian Parliamentary delegates, on Friday, 11th May 2018.
BRITISH GROUP INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION
DELEGATION FROM LIBERIA
The Latin American Centre of the University of Oxford and the Public Prosecutor's Office for Crimes against Humanity of the Republic of Argentina (PCCH) organised a two-day workshop in Buenos Aires on May 8 and 9 on the topic of “Investigating Crimes against Humanity in South America: Challen
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.
Professor Keizo Yamawaki, Academic Visitor at the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Oxford and Professor of School of Global Japanese Studies, Meiji University, is one of only fifty men and women chosen by the Japanese Government as one of those who have contributed to enhancing
Dr Jonny Steinberg, together with doctoral student Olly Owen, has received an award from the British Academy's International Partnership and Mobility Scheme. Steinberg and Owen will use the award to bring two scholars of African policing to Oxford for an extended period.
The application deadlines for admission in October 2013 are as follows:
Friday 16 November 2012
Friday 18 January 2013
Friday 8 March 2013
CEELBAS has recently been awarded new funding by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy (BA) to support its development of language-based area studies.
Davis Tarwater wins gold at London 2012 as part of the USA's 4x200m freestyle relay team
After missing the 2008 Olympics by one spot, Davis retired from swimming and came to Oxford for one year in 2009-2010, during which time he completed the MSc Latin American Studies.
On 7th August 2012, Dr Timothy Power gave the inaugural lecture of a new MA programme in Legislative Studies sponsored by the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies in Brasília.
On 12th March, Professor Glaucius Oliva, president of the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq) visited the Brazilian Studies Programme.