The EC has now opened the 2017 Call for Proposals for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships.
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Faculty of History
Grade 7: £31,076- £38,183 p.a. (pro rata)
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Faculty of History seek applications for part-time (50% FTE), fixed-term Departmental Lectureship in African History.
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Department of Politics and International Relations in association with St Antony's College, Oxford
Grade 10a: From £45,562 p.a.
We are seeking to appoint a permanent Associate Professor in the Politics of Africa, to be held in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) and the Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR), in association with a Non-Tutorial Governing Body Fellowship at St Antony’s College under arrangements described in the further particulars.
School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) International Relations Cluster presents....
Panel Event: Status Seeking in World Politics: India, Russia and China in Comparative Perspective
The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) is hosting a Careers Day on Tuesday 14th March in the Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre.
We would like to announce that Dr Janey Messina recently joined us as Associate Professor in Social Science Research Methods. Her teaching focus will be on social science research methods, teaching quantitative methods to students in both the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and the Scho
The Newton International Fellowship provides funding for two years for an early career researcher to work at a UK university. It is for those currently based outside the UK and who have spent less than 12 months of the last 36 months in the UK.
School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Oxford
Grade 7: £31,076 p.a.
The African Studies Centre in the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies seeks applications from candidates for a fixed-term postdoctoral position, to work on the ERC-funded project ‘Comparing the Copperbelt: Political Culture and Knowledge Production in Central Africa’ for 36 months. The appointee will work as part of a larger team of postdoctoral researchers reporting to the Principal Investigator, Professor Miles Larmer.
Jonny Steinberg, Professor of African Studies and Director of the African Studies Centre, has published an article on ‘Re-examining the early years of anti-retroviral treatment in South Africa: A taste for medicine’ in African Affairs.
SIAS can only submit a maximum of three applications to this call so we are introducing an SIAS internal selection process, any interested candidates need to meet the deadlines below:
SIAS intention to apply by: Monday 1st August at the very latest
A short version of Sean Avery’s 2012 report for the AHRC Omo Valley Project has been published as an illustrated booklet. It summarises the potential impact on Kenya’s Lake Turkana of hydropower and large-scale irrigation development in the Omo Valley.
This book is the first attempt to understand Boko Haram in a comprehensive and consistent way. It examines the early history of the sect and its transformation into a radical armed group.
In October 1999, in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa, the son of a white farmer was killed by the black tenants on his land. This was the subject of Jonny Steinberg's 2002 book, Midlands.
The Director of the African Studies Centre, Nic Cheeseman, has won the GIGA Comparative Area Studies prize along with his Oxford colleagues Paul Chaisty and Timothy Power.
Dr Nic Cheeseman and colleagues have been awarded almost £800,000 by the ESRC to research “The impact of elections: voting, political behaviour and democracy in sub-Saharan Africa”.