Russian and East European Studies
Multimodal analysis is the analysis of verbal, sound, and visual aspects of human communication. It combines the forces of cognitive linguistics, discourse, communication and computational analyses. It is a ground-breaking new area of research. It is also extremely challenging due to the complex nature of human communication and the interdisciplinary, collaborative, creative and labor-intensive approach required.
On 7th - 8th March 2018, St Antony’s College, with the support of The Antonian Fund and Russian and East European Studies, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies is hosting the conference "Ukraine: Hope for the future, or land of lost opportunity?"
Nicolette Makovicky has published the entries "Economies of Favours" and "Vernaculars of Informality" in the new open-access volume The Global Encyclopaedia of Informality (Vol 1 and 2, UCL PRESS) together with David Henig (School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent).
The SIAS Green Impact Team distributed Christmas boxes for SIAS staff and students to contribute to the Oxford Community Emergency Foodbank collection.
We are very pleased to announce the schedule for the second term of our Socialisms and Postsocialisms in a Global Context WIP forum.